CoR – Internal competition

  Brussels, 27 th January 2017   Open Letter for the attention of Mr Markku Markkula
President of the Committee of the Regions   Subject:  Internal competition                 “Bon appétit Messieurs” (Ruy Blas, Victor [...]

DG GROW… and the colleagues left the room!

Brussels, 21 February 2017     NOTE TO THE ATTENTION OF MS L. EVANS DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF DG GROW   Objet: DG GROW …  organizing another umpteenth meeting on the basis of bold promises to deal with the problems and the work overload which for too long affect your services … and the colleagues left the [...]

CAREER: What to expect in 2017?

    According to the Chinese calendar, 2017 should witness the pursuit of progress, honour and integrity … what is fervently desired by R&D !   The start of the year goes hand in hand with the launch of the evaluation exercises for officials and contract agents. You may have asked about your promotion / [...]


Brussels, 8 February 2017     Note to the attention of Mr Marco Malacarne, Acting Director of EASME     Subject : Concerns of EASME’s staff   We would like to underline that [...]

Renard Dechainé – Mediation

Edito 3
The mediation service must be provided with sufficient resources in order to guarantee optimal functioning 5
An increasing number of requests that the mediation service is in no way likely to manage satisfactorily 5
The only time the administration [...]

« Parachuting » of cabinet members: R&D thanks M. Selmayr and M. Italianer for ...

Brussels, 06 February  2017   Note to the attention of Mr. Selmayr,  President Juncker’s Head of Cabinet And Mr. Italianer, Secretray-General of the Commission   Subject:      « Parachuting » of cabinet members at the end of the College’s term of office Ref.:            Your declarations under item 7.12 of the minutes of the heads of Cabinets’ meeting held [...]