How the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) dealt with a request for public access to correspondence with journalists
Caso 1939/2020/ABZ - Aberto em Sexta-Feira | 18 dezembro 2020 - Decisão de Quarta-Feira | 14 julho 2021 - Instituição em causa Agência Europeia da Guarda de Fronteiras e Costeira (Solução alcançada )
The complainant sought public access to correspondence between the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) and journalists, and was unhappy with how Frontex dealt with his request. In particular, the complainant disagreed with Frontex's claim that it did not hold the documents in question.
The Ombudsman opened an inquiry and sought to meet with Frontex to discuss some of the matters at issue in the complaint.