Given the severe institutional shortcomings of the European Ombudsman and the poor understanding of his duties among European citizens, the Ombudsman's information strategy does not appear to have been very effective so far. With dedication and activism, the Ombudsman continues to travel tirelessly year after year, participating in conferences, seminars, meetings, and visits with officials of Community and national institutions in all of the 25 Member States.
The Proceedings of the European Ombudsman,
68 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol68/iss1/8