Ref. Ares(2020)4239495 - 13/08/2020
Deputy Secretary-General - Chief Operating Officer
by email: to
Myriam Douo email@example.com
Your application for access to documents – GESTDEM 2020/4530
We refer to your e-mail of 17 July 2020 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered under the above-mentioned reference number.
As you have been informed already, please note that this reply (GESTDEM 2020/4530)
concerns only the third question of your request (‘Any correspondence between the
EEAS and the Secretariat General mentioning Nahalie Tocci’). You will receive a
response for the remaining part (GESTDEM 2020/4463) in due time.
We regret to inform you that the Commission does not hold any documents that would
correspond to the description given in your application.
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, the right of access as
defined in that regulation applies only to existing documents in the possession of the
Given that no such documents, corresponding to the description given in your
application, are held by the Commission, the Commission is not in a position to fulfil
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to make
a confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt
of this letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commission européenne/Europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË - Tel. +32 22991111
Office: BERL 13/228 ‐ Tel. direct line +32 229-61306
Electronically signed on 13/08/2020 08:57 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563