Tá sé ina uaillmhian agam tacú le hinstitiúidí an AE ionas go mbeidh siad níos éifeachtaí, níos trédhearcaí agus níos cuntasaí, trí mhéadú straitéiseach a dhéanamh ar infheictheacht agus ar thionchar obair an Ombudsman Eorpaigh.

Emily Ní Raghallaigh, an 30 Meitheamh, 2014

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System of unpaid trainees in EU foreign delegations should end

The European Ombudsman has recommended that the European External Action Service pay all of its trainees an appropriate allowance to allow greater access for young people of all backgrounds.

Draft guidelines for public officials' interactions with lobbyists

The European Ombudsman has drawn up practical guidelines for public officials' interactions with interest representatives and is inviting comments from all interested parties. You can send us your feedback until 28 February 2017.

Ombudsman calls on President Juncker to clarify position on Barroso appointment

The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has called on President Juncker to clarify the Commission’s position on former Commission President Barroso’s appointment as non-executive chairman and adviser at Goldman Sachs.

Delay in chemicals testing

The Ombudsman in February opened a strategic inquiry into the delay in the European Commission's handling of over 200 proposals to test chemicals to determine potential harm to human reproductive health. The inquiry aims to find out ...

Transparency of trilogues

The European Ombudsman called for more transparency of EU law-making by publishing key documents in informal trilogues negotiations

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Céard a dhéanann muid

Déanann an tOmbudsman Eorpach iniúchadh faoi drochriarachán in institiúidí agus in eagraíochtaí an Aontais Eorpaigh.

Más saoránach de Bhallstát de chuid an Aontais nó má tá cónaí ort i mBallstát, is féidir leat gearán a dhéanamh leis an Ombudsman Eorpach. Is féidir le gnóthaí, cumainn agus grúpai eile a bhfuil oifig cláraithe acu san Aontas, gearán a dhéanamh leis an Ombudsman.

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Cé sinn

Chuaigh Emily Ní Raghallaigh i mbun oifige mar Ombudsman Eorpach ar an 1 Deireadh Fómhair 2013.

Roimhe sin, bhí sí ag obair mar Ombudsman Náisiúnta na hÉireann agus mar Choimisinéir Faisnéise Náisiúnta na hÉireann (2003-2013), agus is eagarthóir, craoltóir agus údar gradamúil í.

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Tá foireann ardcháilithe ilteangach ag an institiúid.

Fágann sé sin gur féidir linn déileáil le do ghearán i do theanga féin má tá sí ar cheann de na 24 teanga de chuid an Aontais Eorpaigh ina mbímid ag obair. Táimid tiomanta dár seirbhís a bheith inrochtana go hiomlán ag daoine faoi mhíchumas.

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How it works

Who can turn to the European Ombudsman?

Citizens, NGOs, associations, businesses, universities, journalists...

  • With complaints concerning an EU institution, office or agency
  • Who have already tried to solve the problem with the EU body concerned
  • When the issue is not over two years old
  • Where there is no other legal action underway

The Ombudsman can help with

  • Unfair treatment by EU bodies
  • Problems with EU tenders/contracts
  • Late payments from EU funds
  • Refused access to documents
  • Delays in dealings with EU bodies
  • Undisclosed or improper lobbying

What can the Ombudsman do?

  • Follow-up your complaint with the EU body
  • Help find a fair solution to your problem
  • Issue recommendations to EU bodies
  • Inspect EU documents

How to contact the Ombudsman?

  • You can contact the Ombudsman in the 24 official EU languages
  • Fill out the easy online complaint form
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