EO/14/28  28-05-2014 - Ombudsman: Commission releases internal documents on Common Fisheries Policy 
European Ombudsman - European 28 May 2014 Ombudsman The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has welcomed the European Commission's decision to release internal documents concerning its proposal for a new regulation on the Common Fisheries Policy. This follows a complaint from a German researcher whose request to access the documents was initially refused.
EO/14/14  21-05-2014 - EU "cohesion" policy: Ombudsman investigates protection of fundamental rights 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 21 May 2014 The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has opened an investigation on her own initiative into respect for fundamental rights in the EU's "cohesion" policy.
EO/14/13  16-05-2014 - Ombudsman concerned about change of policy at Medicines Agency as regards clinical trial data transparency 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 16 May 2014 Ombudsman Ombudsman In a letter to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has expressed concern about what appears to be a significant change of policy concerning clinical trial data transparency.
EO/14/12  14-05-2014 - Ombudsman opens investigation into Commission's expert groups 
European Ombudsman - 14 May 2014 The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has opened an investigation on her own initiative into the composition and transparency of the Commission's expert groups. As a first step, she is asking interested persons and organisations for feedback on how balanced the representation of relevant areas of expertise and...
EO/14/11  16-04-2014 - Ombudsman calls on Member States to back EU Transparency Register 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman EO/11/2014 16 April 2014 Ombudsman Ombudsman The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has called on the Council of the European Union to participate in the Transparency Register of EU interest representatives.
EO/14/10  11-04-2014 - Ombudsman calls on Commission to release Dalli documents 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman Press release 11 April 2014 Ombudsman Ombudsman The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has asked the European Commission to publish letters and internal notes concerning the resignation of former Commissioner John Dalli in October 2012.
EO/14/8  03-04-2014 - Clinical trials vote is a triumph for transparency in EU healthcare 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 2 April 2014 The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has welcomed the European Parliament's vote this evening on new rules for clinical trials. The new legislation, which contains an obligation to make clinical trials information public, could save countless lives according to the Ombudsman.
EO/14/7  07-03-2014 - Ombudsman: Governing Council of the ECB has wasted an opportunity for openness and transparency 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman Press release no. 7/2014 7 March 2014 OmbudsmanOmbudsman The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, regrets that the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has blocked disclosure of a letter the ECB's then President, Jean-Claude Trichet, wrote to the Irish Finance Minister in November...
EO/14/6  04-03-2014 - Ombudsman: Gaining people's trust is the most important point on "EU Wish List" 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 4 March 2014 OmbudsmanOmbudsman European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, says the perceived democratic deficit and the disconnect between citizens and the EU institutions are the key problems facing the EU.
EO/14/5  03-03-2014 - Ombudsman invites online participation for interactive "wish list" event with Schulz and Barroso 
European Ombudsman - Emily O'Reilly European Ombudsman European Ombudsman 3 March 2014 Ombudsman Ombudsman On 4 March, from 9.00 to 11.30 CET, the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, is organising an interactive event in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels with EP President Martin Schulz and Commission President José Manuel Barroso.