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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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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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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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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      Decision of the European Ombudsman setting out suggestions following her strategic inquiry OI/6/2016/AB on the Commission's Special Advisers
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      Report on the inspection of documents in the Ombudsman's inquiry into complaints 194/2017/EA & 334/2017/EA concerning the Commission's alleged insufficient action with respect to its former President's compliance with Treaty obligations
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      Decision of the European Ombudsman concerning the alleged failure by the European Economic and Social Committee to ensure that a member declared all relevant interests (inquiry into complaints 500/2015/PL, 561/2015/PL, 570/2015/PL, 577/2015/PL, 619/2015/PL, 635/2015/PL and 650/2015/PL) [1]