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21 December

I should like to thank all the MEPs that voted for me.

This is quite a remarkable support. Over the last couple of months I have had the privilege of meeting almost all of you in person. Thank you. I hope to see you again soon! In the meantime, Merry Christmas!

15 December

Video clip: What concrete actions would you take as European Ombudsman?

Video clip: What makes you the perfect candidate for European Ombudsman?

Video clip: What are your motivations and values?

10 December

Video clip: What kind of European Ombudsman do we need?

10 December

Julia Laffranque’s action plan for the post of European Ombudsman (PDF document)

10 December

Video clip: What will your main priorities be as European Ombudsman?

4 December

Video clip: Why vote for Julia Laffranque as European Ombudsman?

3 December

Presentation of priorities in a hearing organised by the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament.

Video courtesy of the Multimedia Centre of the European Parliament.

19 November

Article: “The next Ombudsman should be a judge”, The Parliament Magazine, 19 November 2019

19 November

Campaign video now online.

8 November

Speech on the occasion of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the CCJE (the Council of Europe’s advisory body on questions concerning independence, impartiality and competence of judges), an exchange of views between the members of the CCJE together with the President of the European Court of Human Rights on on the case law of the European Court of Human Rights as regards the situation of judges and their independence as well as on the CCJE’s contribution to the work and reflection of the European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe, Strasbourg

7 November

Speech (discours en français) “Pouvoir de la Parole”, Lycée international des Pontonniers, Strasbourg

1 November

Article: European Ombudsman candidate: “A judge in the service of citizens”, The Brussels Times, 1 November 2019