Authorisation requests - Aura Salla

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Margarida da Silva

Dear Human Resources and Security,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents related to any article 16, article 12B and article 40 (staff regulations) applications made by Ms. Aura Salla to take up employment in Facebook's EU affairs office.

In particular, I request a note of all Ms. Salla's job titles at the Commission including dates held; copies of any application(s) that she has made under article 12b, 16 and 40 to undertake the new professional activity; the date of issuing the authorisation; any possible assessments of the compatibility of Ms. Salla's new role with the 12 months lobbying ban as set by the EU Staff Regulation; and all documents (correspondence, emails, meeting notes etc) related to the authorisation of the new role.

Yours faithfully,

Margarida da Silva
Rue d'edimbourg 26,

Human Resources and Security

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your e-mail of 06.06.20. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered 08.05.20 under reference number GESTDEM 2020/2620.
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 03.06.20. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

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CARDA Alfredo(HR), Human Resources and Security

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Please find attached document Ares(2020)2838433 from ENJOLRAS Dominique (HR.E.3) dated 02/06/2020.

Veuillez trouver ci-joint le document Ares(2020)2838433 de ENJOLRAS Dominique (HR.E.3) daté du 02/06/2020.

DI GIOVANNI Samuel(HR), Human Resources and Security

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Dear Ms Da Silva,

Please find attached document Ares(2020)3286147 from INGESTAD Gertrud (HR) dated 24/06/2020 in reply of your request for access to documents 2020/2620.

Best regards,