Interview:EU Ombudsman gets 20,000th complaint

Interview:EU Ombudsman gets 20,000th complaint


When Professor P. Nikiforos Diamandouros took over the job as European Ombudsman two years ago, he came with a wealth of experience after doing the same job for Greece for five years, but soon found there were new categories of complaints from citizens. “My mandate is limited exclusively to maladministration involving the European institutions only, which means if there is a violation of community law at the national level (among member states) ... the local ombudsman is responsible,” he told Ne...


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