The new website of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) has today
gone online. This new site should be more interactive,
modern and accessible. The site is in the framework
of the overall communication strategy of the
Office, which intends, in transparency and with
respect for the applicable legal provisions,
to better showcase the role and responsibilities
of the Office in preventing and fighting fraud
and protecting the financial interests of the
European citizens. The new website has been
developed in close collaboration between OLAF,
the Europa team and the Office for Official
"OLAF has also the task
to reinforce and develop a preventing and fighting
culture against fraud and to inform all the
citizens on the actions taken by the Office
to protect the financial interests of the European
Union". "The web is an important tool
of our communication strategy and we wish to
continue developing it more", said Mr Brüner,
Director-GeneralAll available translations.
of the European Antifraud Office.
The website features improve
facilities for the media. The 'Press Room' where
OLAF Press releases, other communiqués
concerning the fight against fraud as well as
photographs and audio-visual material, can be
accessed and downloaded has been enhanced.
The site also highlights the
links with the principal national investigative servicesAll available translations. with which OLAF works.
Co-operation with the partner services in the
area of external communication has been facilitated
by the creation of the OLAF Anti-Fraud Communicator's
Network, which groups the spokespersons and/or
heads of information of the national services.
It exists to facilitate the work of the media
and to promote information to the general public
relating to the fight and prevention against
fraud to the detriment of the Community financial