On 31 May 2016 Giovanni Kessler, Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), gave a press conference for the presentation of the OLAF Report for 2015. He was accompanied by his four Directors. Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Budget and Human Resources, attended the stakeholders' event which followed and made a speech on this occasion.
On 28 May the EU Institutions opened their doors to the public. At the OLAF stand visitors had the possibility to become a fraud fighter for one day and to discover OLAF's work through digital investigative activities.
Interview with OLAF's Policy Director Margarete Hofmann at the Open Day
Anti-fraud communicators from OLAF's partner services across Europe met in Luxembourg from 2-4 December 2015 for the 13th training seminar of the OLAF Anti-Fraud Communicators’ Network (OAFCN). The seminar entitled "How best to communicate to deter fraud" was hosted by OLAF, in cooperation with Luxembourg Customs and Excise.
On 9 May 2015 EU institutions opened their doors to the public. OLAF’s stand was entitled “Stop fraud with OLAF”.
A clandestine factory of counterfeit shampoo was dismantled, two individuals arrested and 229,000 bottles of counterfeit shampoo as well as 805 kg of chemical products were seized in early February in Spain thanks to information provided by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
This event was an opportunity for the press to be introduced to the results and key activities of OLAF over the past year
On 17 May 2014 EU institutions opened their doors to the public . OLAF’s stand was entitled “Stop fraudsters with OLAF”
On 10 March 2014 the Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), Mr Giovanni Kessler, signed an Administrative Cooperation Arrangement with Mr Martin O’Malley, Inspector General of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Combatting illegal activities affecting the financial interests of the European Union and of the Global Fund represents a common interest to both institutions.