«L'Union européenne est bâtie sur un déséquilibre»: entretien avec Nikiforos Diamandouros, ancien médiateur de l'UE

Date of article: 06/01/2014

Daily News of: 06/01/2014

Country:  EUROPE

Author: Slate.fr

Article language: fr

Il est parti comme il est arrivé, dans une relative discrétion. Après dix ans au poste de médiateur européen, auquel il avait été élu par le Parlement européen en 2003, Nikiforos Diamandouros a raccroché en juillet 2013, laissant son siège à l'Irlandaise Emily O’Reilly.

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Finnish Transport Agency acted contrary to the principle of preservation of trust

Date of article: 03/01/2014

Daily News of: 06/01/2014

Country:  Finland

Author: Finnish Parliamentary Ombudsman

Article language: en

The Finnish Transport Agency has been rebuked by Deputy-Ombudsman Jussi Pajuoja for having, one month before the autumn 2012 local election campaign, amended the guidelines concerning roadside election advertising and for having failed to inform those participating in the campaign of this.

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2013 ranking of the Human Rights Defender

Date of article: 02/01/2014

Daily News of: 06/01/2014

Country:  Poland

Author: Polish Ombudsman

Article language: en

To celebrate the International Human Rights Day (10th December) and the 25th anniversary of the existence of the Human Rights Defender institution in Poland the Human Rights Defender for the first time prepared a special ranking of problems which pose the greatest threat to the observance of human and citizen rights in our country. What is more, the Defender, for the first time as well, presented a list of issues, in case of which a noticeable progress has been made.

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