EEAS – What future for Local Agents

While reading the Baroness ASHTON’s Paper on the draft decision establishing the EEAS, one can only notice that there is no mention whatsoever of local agents as a staff category in the new service. Is it an omission made on purpose, or was it an unintentional negligence? Is there another explanation of a more legal nature? [...]

Letter to President Barroso on the situation in Haiti

R&D is proposing to President Barroso that the the proceeds of at least one month of the special crisis levy (5,07% of the basic salary of EU officials) that are currently entering as revenue in the general budget of the European Union, should be donated to humanitarian help and to build a future in Haiti. [...]

Guidelines on the fiscal responsibility of the Local Staff

R&D has learned that there have been guidelines issued from headquarters on the fiscal responsibility of local staff. [...]