Dear Secretariat General,
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:
All documents related to the shaping of the European Commission's position on the controversial issue of De-Institutionalisation.
Especially, but not limited to, minutes of all formal and informal inter-service meetings.
Services concerned: DG EMPL, DG JUST, DG REGIO, DG NEAR/Enlargement
Period: 2009 till now.
Dear Mr Dohle,
Thank you for your request dated 25/06/2015. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents registered on 25/06/2015 under the following reference numbers:
DG EMPL - GestDem 2015/3442
DG JUST - GestDem 2015/3443
DG REGIO - GestDem 2015/3444
DG NEAR - GestDem 2015/3445
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, you will receive a response to your request within 15 working days: 16/07/2015.
If this deadline needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.
ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM
Unit SG.B4 – Transparency
We refer to your requests for access to documents, registered on 25/06/2015 under the above mentioned reference numbers.
Your applications are currently being handled. However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your applications within the time limit of 15 working days, which expires today.
An extended time limit is needed as the application concerns a large number of documents. Therefore, 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 will expire on 07/08/2015.
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dear M. Dohle,
Following your request to access documents (Ref. Ares(2015)2669544 -
GestDem 2015/3442) related to the European Commission's position on
De-Institutionalisation, please find enclosed the guidance note of the
European Commission on the transition from institutional capacity to
community-based care(De-Institutionalisation)which sets out the policy
framework and its implementation through the European Investment and
Structural Funds for the programming period 2014 – 2020.
Stefan De Keersmaecker
We refer to your e-mail dated 25/06/2015 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 25/06/2015 under the above mentioned
We enclose a link to the progress reports which among others summarise the
developments of Commission policy on de-institutionalisation as regards
Furthermore, we attach copies of screening reports on chapters 19 and 23
for relevant enlargement countries as well as a leaflet on success stories
Dear Mr Dohle,
Following your request to access documents (Ref. Ares(2015)2671003 -
GestDem 2015/3444) related to the European Commission's position on
deinstitutionalisation, we kindly inform you that DG REGIO was involved in
the preparation of the Guidance on the transition from institutional to
community-based care (deinstitutionalisation - DI), focusing in particular
on the use of the European Investment and Structural Funds for the
programming period 2014 – 2020. The document is attached to this mail and
also uploaded in the following website:
We are sorry for the delay in replying to your request.
Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy
Competence Center H1, Inclusive Growth, Territorial and Urban Development
Avenue de Beaulieu, 1
Email: [email address]