Information about the European Ombudsman, the institution and its staff.
Here you can find our Annual Report highlighting our work over 2021
Our annual management plans presenting how we plan to deliver our strategy for the coming year
Looking for a job with the European Ombudsman?
The Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration and looks into broader systemic issues with the EU institutions.
Inquiries into issues of public importance
Find out at a glance how it all works
Information and guidance on the right of public access to EU documents
The Ombudsman can help people, businesses or organisations facing problems with the EU’s administration. This section explains under what circumstances and how.
Press releases, news, publications, multimedia, calendar and events, and media contacts.
Ombudsman asks Commission to deal urgently with systemic delays in processing public access to documents requests
OECD Paper - Towards good practice principles for government transparency in the use of recovery funds
Plenary Debate on the Annual Report 2021
Watch this video and find out more about what the European Ombudsman does
You have a complaint against an EU institution or body?