Open letter: Are the cameras and scanners used at the entrances of the Commission and EP buildings …

Print Brussels, 11 November 2020 Open letter to Mr Johannes Hahn, Commissioner in charge of Budget and Human Resources Subject: Are the cameras and scanners used at the entrances of the Commission and EP buildings supplied by a company indicted for involvement in human […]

OIB TV… Back to the office in “The One”?

OIB TV Back to the office in “The One”? And “Back to square one” concerning the Wild West of open spaces? In the first episode of OIB TV recently launched (https://myintracomm.ec.europa.eu/dg/oib/Multimedia/Videos/Pages/VideoDetails.aspx?guid=7f70c310-1614-4da9-aa23-1d46c9cf8e8a), Marc Becquet, new Director of OIB, announces the entry of The One tower into the building stock of the Commission (link) designed with […]

Workplace Of the Future: Secession of DG BUDG?

Brussels, 28 November 2019 Note for the attention of the Commissioners Günther Oettinger and Johannes Hahn   Subject: Commission Decision C(2019)7450, Workplace Of the Future: Secession of DG BUDG?   Thank you for having finally ensured a clear framework in terms of working space arrangements… We would like to thank DG HR for preparing the “[…]

With his message to the staff, Mr Danielsson has confirmed his decision to abandon the Open Space project for the L-15 building, by conveying a message to his staff. In particular, all the objections raised by R & D, including the technical ones, have been confirmed by the external consultant. From the beginning of the […]

Unsustainable situation within EASME…

Brussels, the 8 March 2017   Note to Madam Irène SOUKA, Director-General of DG HR et Madam Lowri Evans, Director-General of the parent Directorate-General of EASME Agency     Subject: Unsustainable situation within EASME Disregard for social dialogue and for the role of trade unions: refusal by the EASME Deputy Director to allow a […]

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 […]

OPEN SPACE… COLLABORATIVE SPACE… IN DG NEAR…

STAFF COMMUNICATION   Dear Colleagues, You asked for the presence and support of R&D as soon as you heard about senior management’s decision to move into L15 building and convert it to Open Space. According to senior management, this option would be the most appropriate response to the objective of regrouping staff in a single […]

The end of year Buffet 9 December 2016 – Invitation


R&D and its members are pleased to invite you to The end of year Buffet on Friday 9 December 2016 starting at 12.30 ATRIUM 79, rue Joseph II / 80, rue de la Loi – 1st floor True to its traditions, […]