Dear Sirs,

Head of European Union Delegation to Ukraine Mr Matti Maasikas and Head of Office, Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the coordination of cooperation programmes of the Council of Europe Mr Steen Nørlov sent the letter (dd. 10.09.2021) to the High Council of Justice and nominated their candidates for the Ethics Council concerning the procedure for selection (appointment) to the positions of members of the High Council of Justice and the activities of disciplinary inspectors of the High Council of Justice.

I suggest a strong public interest in this information being made public and agree to pay all reasonable searching, reviewing, and copying costs associated with processing this request. Disclosure of the information requested would enhance public scrutiny.

According to Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted and approved by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 217A on December 10th 1948, and the European Convention on Human Rights on November 10th 1950, everyone has the right to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority regardless of frontiers.

In that regard, I should be grateful if you would provide us with the following information under provisions of the Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 30th 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents:

(1) Please could you list and provide copies of any correspondence (including letters, emails and their attachments, any information that you hold concerning the project of nomination candidates for the Ethics Council including, but not limited to, written communications and notes of meetings (handwritten or electronic, drafts, memos, invitations, appointments, cancellations, attendance lists, agendas, background papers), audio or video recordings, verbatim reports, operational conclusions, lines to take, briefings, and presentations or telephone conversations concerning the above project.

(2) Who finances the activity of the nominated candidates as members of the Ethics Council?

(3) Please could you list and provide names of authorities, embassies and institutions recommended persons nominated as a candidate for the Ethics Council.

Yours faithfully,

Volodymyr Bogatyr

Postmaster Consilium, Consejo de la Unión Europea

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Please find attached a letter from the General Secretariat of the Council
concerning your request for access to documents.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Transparency

 

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Directorate Information and Outreach
Information Services Unit / Transparency

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