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EU reporting on sustainability and #UNSustainableDevelopmentGoals still lacking, warn auditors

EU reporting on sustainability and #UNSustainableDevelopmentGoals still lacking, warn auditors

| June 14, 2019

Despite the EU’s commitment to sustainability and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the European Commission does not report on or monitor how the EU budget and policies contribute to sustainable development and achieving the SDGs, according to a new review by the European Court of Auditors. The building blocks for meaningful sustainability reporting […]

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EU needs more #WindPower and #SolarPower to meet renewables targets, warn auditors

EU needs more #WindPower and #SolarPower to meet renewables targets, warn auditors

| June 6, 2019

The EU needs to take significant action to generate more electricity from wind and solar power and meet its targets on renewables, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors. Although both wind and solar power have recorded strong growth since 2005, there has been a slowdown since 2014, say the auditors. […]

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Member states should step up efforts to tackle fraud in #EUCohesionSpending, say auditors

Member states should step up efforts to tackle fraud in #EUCohesionSpending, say auditors

| May 17, 2019

Despite improvements over recent years, EU member states’ efforts to tackle fraud in cohesion spending remain too weak, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. Member states’ assessments of the effectiveness of their anti-fraud measures are too optimistic, say the auditors. Detection, response and coordination still need substantial strengthening to prevent, […]

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Auditors checking if #EURoadNetwork is on track

Auditors checking if #EURoadNetwork is on track

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of EU support for the network of roads connecting member states and regions. The auditors will examine whether the European Commission’s actions and funding are ensuring that member states remain on track to complete the network on time and improve connectivity for citizens. The auditors have […]

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Auditors examine EU support for #UrbanMobility

Auditors examine EU support for #UrbanMobility

| April 29, 2019

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of EU action to improve the mobility of people in cities and densely populated areas. The auditors will examine how the European Commission and member states use the EU funding available to put their urban mobility policies into action and whether the Commission provides effective support […]

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EU scheme ensures #FoodAid to most deprived, but impact on social inclusion still needs to be demonstrated, say auditors

EU scheme ensures #FoodAid to most deprived, but impact on social inclusion still needs to be demonstrated, say auditors

| April 5, 2019

The Fund for European Aid to the most Deprived (FEAD) contributes to member states’ approaches to alleviating poverty, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. But it still mainly funds food support and does not always target the most extreme forms of poverty. Its function as a bridge towards social inclusion […]

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Auditors examine EU #Ecodesign and energy labels

Auditors examine EU #Ecodesign and energy labels

| March 21, 2019

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of EU measures for ecodesign and energy labelling of products, including household appliances. In particular, the auditors will assess these measures’ contribution to the EU’s energy efficiency and environmental objectives. As part of its fight against climate change, the EU is committed to improving its energy […]

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