Transparency Watchdog: Guarding the Law and Independent from Politics? The Relationship between the European Ombudsman and the European Parliament

This article investigates whether the European Ombudsman acts as an ‘independent’ institution vis-à-vis the European Parliament (EP). This is a relevant question because while the Ombudsman is appointed by and reports to the EP, it can also conduct inquiries into the work of the EP, in instances of...

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Main Authors: Christine Neuhold, Andreea Năstase
Format: Article
Published: Cogitatio 2017-09-01
Series:Politics and Governance
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