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European Court of Auditors

12 Rue Alcide de Gasperi
1615 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
http://eca.europa.eu

The ECA was established to audit the EU's finances. The starting point for its audit work is the EU's budget and policies, primarily in areas relating to growth and jobs, added value, public finances, the environment and climate action. The ECA audits the budget in terms of both revenue and spending. Improving public accountability in the EUThe results of the ECA

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Videos (39)

Grants scheme on EU public finances - interview with Laura Christine Ulrich 24 May 2016 1464048121
Grants scheme on EU public finances - interview with Paul Stephenson 24 May 2016 1464048122
EU must invest money better 24 May 2016 1464048123
Roma integration: significant progress, but obstacles and dilemmas remain 28 Jun 2016 1467072044
EU support for improving public administration in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 28 Jun 2016 1467072044
EU Auditors’ report on public procurement by EU Institutions ”Acces should be easier” 15 Jul 2016 1468540871
EU auditors' report on Financial Instruments »Keep costs reasonable« 15 Jul 2016 1468540872
European Court of Auditors - Guardians of EU Finances 24 Aug 2017 1503532907
EP Plenary debate on the EU budget discharge 2016 18 Apr 2018 1524088983
Enter now for the 2018 #ECAaward 3 May 2018 1525384987
Auditors identify challenges to integration of migrants in EU 17 May 2018 1526594599
Briefing Paper "The integration of migrants from outside the EU” 17 May 2018 1526594600
Progress made, but take-up of ultra-fast broadband still significantly behind target 5 Jun 2018 1528236228
Presentation of ECA special report on on EU action against radicalisation to the European ... 25 Jun 2018 1529964211
Presentation of ECA briefing paper on migrant integration to the European Parliament 25 Jun 2018 1529964211
Presentation of ECA special report on broadband in the EU to the European Parliament 27 Jun 2018 1530137011
Presentation of ECA briefing paper on Single European Sky to the European Parliament 27 Jun 2018 1530137011
Presentation of ECA special report on CBRN threats to the European Parliament 2 Jul 2018 1530569014
ECA presentation on state aid and EU funding 2 Jul 2018 1530569015
Presentation of ECA special report on EUCAP Sahel missions to the European Parliament 4 Jul 2018 1530741821
Presentation to the European Parliament of the ECA background paper on migrant integration 9 Jul 2018 1531173796
Presentation of ECA special report on broadband in the EU to the EP's ITRE Committee 11 Jul 2018 1531346588
Presentation of ECA briefing paper on the EU Commission's proposal for the 2021-2027 MFF 16 Aug 2018 1534457010
Presentation of ECA special report on EU support to Sahel 27 Aug 2018 1535407409
Erasmus+: a successful European brand, but needs better performance measurement, say Auditors 6 Sep 2018 1536271415
Air pollution: EU citizens’ health still not sufficiently protected, warn Auditors 11 Sep 2018 1536703414
Presentation of ECA special report on EU legislation to the EP's CONT Committee (in FR) 17 Sep 2018 1537221814
Prüfer warnen: Die EU sollte keine Versprechen geben, die sie nicht halten kann 3 Oct 2018 1538604206
L'UE ne doit pas faire de promesses qu'elle ne pourra pas tenir 3 Oct 2018 1538604207
EU should not make promises if it cannot deliver, warn Auditors 3 Oct 2018 1538604209
Presentation of the #EUaudit2017 to the EP Commmittee of Budgetary Control 12 Oct 2018 1539381851
Special Report Passenger Rights 8 Nov 2018 1541718250
ECA conference on blockchain: opportunities and practical applications for EU expenditure ... 13 Nov 2018 1542150284
EU action on animal welfare: close the gap between ambitious goals and implementation on t... 14 Nov 2018 1542236662
EU food safety system overstretched, say #EUauditors 15 Jan 2019 1547593463
Get in touch with the #EUauditors! 15 Mar 2019 1552691054
Audit report: EU financial aid to Kosovo related to the rule of law 16 Mar 2019 1552777655
La Cour des comptes européenne: gardienne des finances de l'UE 16 Mar 2019 1552777655
ECA President Lehne takes part in the #EUaudit2017 discharge at the EP 27 Mar 2019 1553727827

Publications (26)

Strengthening Administrative Capacity in Montenegro: Progress but Better Results Needed i... 31 Aug 2016 1472656559
Eu Assistance for Strengthening the Public Administration in Moldova 30 Jun 2016 1467300342
The Eu System for the Certification of Sustainable Biofuels 19 Jul 2016 1468932057
The Eu Institutions Can Do More to Facilitate Access to Their Public Procurement 11 Jul 2016 1468249208
Did the Commission Effectively Manage the Humanitarian Aid Provided to Populations Affecte... 1 Jul 2016 1467365580
Maritime Transport in the Eu: in Troubled Waters' Much Ineffective and Unsustainable I... 21 Sep 2016 1474479163
Eu Nuclear Decommissioning Assistance Programmes in Lithuania, Bulgaria and Slovakia 12 Sep 2016 1473676735
Eu Pre-accession Assistance For Strengthening Administrative Capacity In the Western Balk... 2 Sep 2016 1472833695
13 September 2016 - Eu Support for Western Balkans Hampered by Shortcomings in National Au... 13 Sep 2016 1473769578
2016 ECA's Work Programme 4 Jan 2016 1451920987
23 September 2016 - EU maritime transport: "Much investment ineffective and unsustaina... 21 Sep 2016 1474450023
20 September 2016 - Nuclear Decommissioning and Final Waste Disposal in Lithuania, Bulgari... 19 Sep 2016 1474296622
21- July 2016 - Certifying Biofuels: Weaknesses in Recognition and Supervision of the Syst... 20 Jul 2016 1469006431
4 July 2016 - EU Aid for African Great Lakes Region Getting Through, but May Be Too Expens... 1 Jul 2016 1467364133
7 July 2016 - Financial Instruments: Costs Must Be Kept Reasonable, Say EU Auditors 5 Jul 2016 1467715235
30 June 2016 - EU Education Spending: Programmes Match Objectives, but Link With Employmen... 29 Jun 2016 1467200585
28 June 2016 - Roma Integration: Significant Progress, but Obstacles and Dilemmas Remain, ... 27 Jun 2016 1467031786
24 May 2016 - EU Rail Freight: “still Not on the Right Track”, Warn Auditors 19 May 2016 1463658624
Eu Policy Initiatives and Financial Support for Roma Integration: Significant Progress Mad... 11 Jul 2016 1468258042
Rail Freight Transport in the Eu: Still Not on the Right Track 16 May 2016 1463408380
Eradication, Control and Monitoring Programmes to Contain Animal Diseases 20 Apr 2016 1461144966
Agencies’ Use of Grants: Not Always Appropriate or Demonstrably Effective 14 Jun 2016 1465900446
Is the Commission's System for Performance Measurement in Relation to Farmers' I... 30 Mar 2016 1459340112
EU External Migration Spending in Southern Mediterranean and Eastern Neighbourhood Countr... 31 May 2016 1464713436
Has the Commission Ensured Effective Implementation of the Services Directive? 11 May 2016 1462966211
7 April 2016 - Farmers’ Incomes: Commission has “no Adequate Data”, Say EU Auditors 4 Apr 2016 1459763656

News (79)

.@EP_BudgControl approves 3 candidate Members of Court of Auditors Lazaros S. La... 5 Sep 2016
Strengthening #Montenegro's admin capacity: progress but better results needed i... 6 Sep 2016
Strengthening #Montenegro's admin. capacity: progress but better results needed ... 6 Sep 2016
EU support for #Montenegro - needs addressed, but not enough impact | audit repo... 6 Sep 2016
EU support to #Montenegro: slow progress & country’s weak commitment to re... 6 Sep 2016
Podrška EU Crnoj Gori: pažnja je usredsređena na potrebe, ali bez dovoljno ut... 6 Sep 2016
Media advisory: audit report on EU support to #WesternBalkans coming on Tuesday ... 7 Sep 2016
New audit report: EU pre-accession assistance to strengthen #publicadmin in West... 13 Sep 2016
Western #Balkans: EU support hampered by national authorities' shortcomings │ ... 13 Sep 2016
Podršku EU Zapadnom Balkanu koče nedostaci u državnim organima (#Bosna i #Her... 13 Sep 2016
Mbështetja e BE-së për Ballkanin Perëndimor pëngohet nga mangësitë tek au... 13 Sep 2016
Поддршката од ЕУ за Западниот Балкан е попр... 13 Sep 2016
Mbështetja e BE-së për Ballkanin Perëndimor...https://t.co/At7BMBJz9z #Koso... 13 Sep 2016
EU support to #WesternBalkans: @EU_Commission shld apply strict conditions &... 13 Sep 2016
Podršku EU Zapadnom Balkanu koče nedostaci u državnim organima, kažu revizor... 13 Sep 2016
Klaus-Heiner Lehne (Germany) elected President of the #EU Court of Auditors from... 13 Sep 2016
Klaus-Heiner Lehne (#Germany) elected European Court of Auditors' President - p... 13 Sep 2016
Podršku EU Zapadnom Balkanu koče nedostaci u državnim organima, kažu revizor... 13 Sep 2016
Klaus-Heiner Lehne zum Präsidenten des Europäischen Rechnungshofs gewählt - P... 13 Sep 2016
@KGeorgievaEU Thank you for your friendly, constructive attitude & shared un... 13 Sep 2016
Klaus-Heiner #Lehne élu Président de la Cour des comptes européenne à #Luxem... 13 Sep 2016
EU audit - nuclear decommissioning in Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia: critical ch... 20 Sep 2016
#Nuclear decommissioning & final waste disposal in Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slov... 20 Sep 2016
Estimated cost of decommissioning Soviet-designed, 1st gen. nuclear reactors in ... 20 Sep 2016
EU support for #nuclear decommissioning: “insufficient progress towards final ... 20 Sep 2016
EU Auditors’ conference on EU #financialinstruments, 15 Nov 2016 #Luxembourg. ... 22 Sep 2016
New audit report: EU #maritime #transport, in troubled waters - much ineffective... 23 Sep 2016
EU maritime transport: much investment ineffective and unsustainable, with a hig... 23 Sep 2016
#Maritime transport in EU is in troubled waters: "weak needs assessments & h... 23 Sep 2016
VIDEO | EU spending on #seaports: “In troubled waters” - much investment ine... 23 Sep 2016
EU audit: 1/3 of EU spending on quays, docks & breakwaters at EU seaports in... 23 Sep 2016
EU audit: €97M invested in EU seaport infrastructure which was unused/heavily ... 23 Sep 2016
ECA President Vítor Caldeira and Member @BrenninkmeijerA speakers at the #EUBud... 27 Sep 2016
Council appoints Leo Brincat (MT), João Figueireido (PT) Members of @EUAuditors... 30 Sep 2016
Conference on EU #financialinstruments (#EFSI #SME), 15 Nov 2016, ECA #Luxembour... 30 Sep 2016
Congratulations to our Member Kersti #Kaljulaid on being elected President of #E... 3 Oct 2016
EU Auditors’ Journal – October edition has interviews w our ex-Pres. Vítor ... 3 Oct 2016
EU Auditors’ ex-Pres Vítor Caldeira: “The most challenging aspect was to mo... 3 Oct 2016
Interview w Klaus-Heiner #Lehne, new President of EU Auditors, in this month’s... 3 Oct 2016
New audit report: #StateAid rules in EU #cohesionpolicy – more efforts needed ... 4 Oct 2016
#StateAid - low awareness and significant non-compliance in Member States │ a... 4 Oct 2016
#StateAid in EU #cohesionpolicy - Member States are detecting infringements of #... 4 Oct 2016
EU audit - #StateAid in #cohesionpolicy: EU auditors detect over 5x more errors ... 4 Oct 2016
"Proud to welcome #Estonia's President elect Kersti #Kaljulaid at the ECA, biddi... 5 Oct 2016
1 more week to register: conference on EU financial instruments (EFSI, SME) on 1... 7 Oct 2016
.@J_Dijsselbloem today visits EU Auditors in #Luxembourg to discuss #Eurogroup i... 10 Oct 2016
Interested in our conference on EU financial instruments #ECA_fininstr on 15 Nov... 12 Oct 2016
Media advisory : EU Auditors’ annual report on #EUbudget - #EUaudit2015 coming... 12 Oct 2016
Coming this morning (09:00): our annual report on #EUbudget, #EUaudit2015 What... 13 Oct 2016
EU Auditors’ Pres. Klaus-Heiner #Lehne soon to present annual report on #EUbud... 13 Oct 2016
LIVE at 9 am, our Pres. #Lehne to present annual report on #EUbudget at @EP_Budg... 13 Oct 2016
Our annual report is out: #EUaudit2015 of #EUbudget and European Development Fun... 13 Oct 2016
“Money going in/out of #EUbudget accurately recorded, but too many mistakes ma... 13 Oct 2016
“Any #reform should be built on solid financial foundations” @EUauditorECA P... 13 Oct 2016
“EU needs to regain the trust of its citizens” Pres. K.H. Lehne tells MEPs, ... 13 Oct 2016
“Citizens need to see EU securing #value4money” Pres #Lehne on #EUaudit2015 ... 13 Oct 2016
Interview with @EUauditorsECA President Klaus-Heiner #Lehne on annual report #EU... 13 Oct 2016
Fact-check our audit opinions on #EUaccounts & #EUbudget payments from 1994 ... 13 Oct 2016
#EU accounts are reliable, but does #EUbudget deliver #value4money? Check our #E... 13 Oct 2016
.@EP_BudgControl discuss #EUaudit2015 w/ @EUauditorsECA President Klaus-Heiner #... 13 Oct 2016
EU-Rechnungshof @EUAuditorsECA : ö Mitglied Oskar Herics stellt jetzt Jahresber... 14 Oct 2016
LIVE now @EP_BudgControl, debate on ECA audit report https://t.co/sDqrFJLw0D on ... 7 Nov 2016
“Our citizens want & need to see the EU securing value for money” ECA pr... 8 Nov 2016
Starting at 10am, tune in to #ECA_fininstr conference livestream: send us your Q... 15 Nov 2016
#Lehne: “I believe increased use of financial instruments under ESIF could con... 15 Nov 2016
Pres Lehne opens #ECA_fininstr conference, welcomes panelists incl @inge_graessl... 15 Nov 2016
#ECA_fininstr Panel 1 Role of #financialinstruments for implementing #EUbudget k... 15 Nov 2016
Nicolas Martyn of @EU_Commission @ecfin now live at #ECA_fininstr @EUauditorsECA... 15 Nov 2016
Nicholas Martyn @EU_Regional spoke at #ECA_fininstr of #EFSI & #ESIF opportu... 15 Nov 2016
@EU_Regional Nicholas Martyn on FI monitoring: "not a black hole where we don't ... 15 Nov 2016
#ECA_fininstr goes on w debate on how can #financialinstruments be more successf... 15 Nov 2016
#ECA_fininstr: "Financial instruments too important not to use" Nicholas Martyn ... 15 Nov 2016
Audit report: New EU #banking supervisory system: a good start but important iss... 18 Nov 2016
EU audit: Spending min 1 in 5€ from #EUbudget on #climate action: ambitious wo... 22 Nov 2016
Change of Twitter handle: on Friday we're shortening our Twitter handle from @EU... 23 Nov 2016
Pres. Klaus-Heiner Lehne opened #CIPFAintsem hosted by EU Auditors, underlined i... 24 Nov 2016
#CIPFAintsem this pm w ECA Members Lazarou & Cardiff, on improving public fi... 24 Nov 2016
Dear followers, tomorrow afternoon we will change our Twitter handle to @EUaudit... 24 Nov 2016
Main msgs from debate at #IA conf in BG:communication for#internalaudit is an ar... 25 Nov 2016