Making the EU Accountable to its Citizens
About this Event24 Feb 2011 @ 12:45
Off the Record:
This event was off the record. No video or audio is available.
About the Speaker:
P. Nikiforos Diamandouros has been the European Ombudsman since April 2003. From 1998 to 2003, he was the first National Ombudsman of Greece.
About the Speech:
In his address to the Institute, the European Ombudsman provided an analysis of the role of his office in ensuring transparency and accountability in the institutions of the EU. The legitimacy and effectiveness of the EU depends, ultimately, on gaining and maintaining the support and trust of EU citizens. The role of the European Ombudsman is to bring the EU closer to EU citizens by giving them an additional effective means of holding the EU institutions to account.
This event is part of the Justice Group's ongoing research programme on Justice and Home Affairs Policy
The IIEA wishes to acknowledge the support it has received from the European Commission throughout 2011.
Theme: Justice & Law
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