The European Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration in the institutions and bodies of the European Union.

Examples of problems the Ombudsman has dealt with are:

* Late payment
* Contractual disputes
* Problems with calls for tender
* Refusal of access to documents
* Unnecessary delay
* Violation of fundamental rights

(Before making a conplaint, please check thoroughly if the European Ombudsmanis the right person to be adressed with this issue).

Geographical focus
  • Europe
  • European Union (EU 27)

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on July 28, 2010
Modified on July 28, 2010