EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
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Friday, May 25 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Access to EU documents - Using the Ombudsman’s fast-track procedure

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FOI: Requesting access to EU documents can be a cumbersome process - and waiting for complaints to be answered can take years. The European Ombudsman has introduced a fast-track procedure for complaints about access to documents, aiming for a decision to be taken within two months. Fergal O'Regan, high-ranking legal expert in the European Ombudsman's office, will explain the ins and outs of the procedure.

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Fergal O'Regan

Fergal O'Regan is Head of Inquiry Coordination at the European Ombudsman. In the ten years he has been with the Ombudsman, he has been responsible for managing more than 1000 Ombudsman inquiries. His present role is to ensure that all current inquiries by the Ombudsman reflect the... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 1:00pm - 2:15pm CEST
C221 Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen