Ombudsman VII

Purpose: Strategic inquiry on how Frontex complies with its obligations and ensures accountability in relation to its new enhanced responsibilities under Regulation (EU) 2019/1896


Investigative body: European Ombudsman

Started: March 2021

Status: Ongoing

 

Summary of the investigation

The inquiry looks specifically at the accountabilitiy of Frontex in joint operations, return activities, and screening of migrants at external borders. 

The Ombudsman sent questions to Frontex in March 2021, receiving a reply in April, and is considering next steps. 

Relevant documents: 

Frontex response to European Ombudsman strategic inquiry

Letter from the European Ombudsman to the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) on how it complies with its obligations and ensures accountability in relation to its new enhanced responsibilities under Regulation (EU) 2019/1896 

 

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