The "Salvador de Madariaga" Building

 
 
bat salvador de madariaga
source : www.archi-strasbourg.org
Role :
Administrative and other departments. The headquarters of the European Ombudsman is located on the 7th floor. In existance since 1995, the Ombudsman is elected by the Parliament for a five-year period. Submitting an appeal to the Ombudsman can help rectify unsatisfactory administration of a European institution or body; for example, in the case of administrative irregularities, abusses of power, lack or refusal to provide information, excessive delays or discrimination. Any citizen of the European Union or any natural person residing in or having his registered office in a member state, may submit a complaint to the Ombudsman.

Architectural information:
Date built : 1980, 1988, 1991
Architects : F. Sauer, J.P. Fredmann

Contact :
Quai du Bassin
67070 Strasbourg

For further details :
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/public/default_en.htm
 
 

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    • 24 october 2017

      United Nations Day

    • The UN Day commemorates the anniversary of the United Nations Charter, which started being applicable in October 24 1945. The ratification of this document by most of the signatory members, included those of the UN Security Council, constitutes the "birth certificate" of the United Nations.

    • 28 october 2017

      Czech Republic National Day

    • On their National Day, Czechs commemorate the independence of the Czechoslovak Republic vis-à-vis the Empire of Austria-Hungary obtained in 1918. Czechs and Slovaks created together Czechoslovakia, becoming independent on 28 October 1918. Then, during World War II, the country was under German domnation. In 1948, a Communist putsch led the country into isolation for 40 years before returning to democracy in 1989, during the "velvet revolution."
      On 1 January 1993, the Czech Republic split from Slovakia to create two independent states: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.