Correspondence with MSF

Lili Bayer made this Informationsfreiheit request to Generaldirektion Handel

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Dear Trade,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

Any correspondence received by the cabinet of Valdis Dombrovskis from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) or sent to MSF in the period between November 2020 and February 2021.

Any internal notes or correspondence among members of the Dombrovskis cabinet that mention MSF in the period between November 2020 and February 2021.

Yours faithfully,

Lili Bayer
Rue de la Loi 62
Brussels 1040
Belgium, Generaldirektion Handel

Dear Ms Bayer,

Thank you for your e-mail from earlier today. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered today under reference number GESTDEM 2021/3094.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application will be handled within 15 working days. The time-limit will expire on 4 June 2021. In case this time-limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

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With kind regards,

Access to Documents Team
European Commission

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Dear Ms Bayer,

We refer to your request for access to documents, registered under above
mentioned number.

Your application is currently being processed. However, the handling of
your application has taken more time than planned and we will not be in a
position to complete it within the time limit of 15 working days, which
has just expired.

In order to finalize the response to your request, we have to extend the
time limit with 15 working days in accordance with Article 7(3) of
Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to documents. The new
time limit expires on 25 June 2021.


We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours sincerely,

Access to Documents Team

European Commission


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Dear Mrs. Bayer,


Please find attached our reply to your request GESTDEM 2021/3094. This
part includes the reply letter, the list of documents as well as 
documents 1-3.


According to our standard operational procedure, you would have also
received the letter by registered mail. However, due to the extraordinary
health and security measures currently in force during to the COVID-19
epidemic, which requires all Commission’s non-critical staff to telework,
we are unfortunately not in a position to follow this procedure until
further notice.


We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present
e-mail by replying to [1][DG TRADE request email].



Kind regards




European Commission

Directorate General for Trade

Unit R3 – Transparency, Civil Society and Communications

[2][DG TRADE request email]

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium






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