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[PRESS RELEASE] “Without a more robust approach to the movement of staff to the private sector, @EU_Commission@twitter.com risks undermining the integrity of the EU administration,” Ombudsman O’Reilly says, following broad inquiry

📌 ombudsman.europa.eu/press-rele

While @EU_Commission@twitter.com has made improvements since our last inquiry, it still needs to:
- Forbid jobs temporarily, if they pose conflict of interest risks
- Publish decisions on staff members’ new jobs faster

The inquiry covered a sample of 100 decisions taken by @EU_Commission@twitter.com in 2019-2021, across 14 Directorates-General, all Commissioner cabinets, the Legal Service, and the Secretariat-General. Of these 100 decisions, the Commission prohibited only two activities.

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