News - European funds flows and legislation
18 news items on European funds flows and legislation
Billions placed in revolving funds but little accountability
The Dutch government is increasingly using revolving funds to achieve social goals, for example to encourage domestic energy ...
Many European countries fail to meet air quality standards
Many European countries are failing to comply with international and European standards on air quality. Moreover, many ...
Growth in cross-border e-commerce making great demands on Tax and Customs Administration
Rapid economic globalisation is making great demands on the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration’s efforts to ensure that VAT is ...
Unravel the system behind CE marking: not watertight
European logo does not say much about the safety of non-food products
National MPs must act to ensure sustainable finances
Speaking at a conference on stability, coordination and governance in the Economic and Monetary Union in Brussels on 17 February ...
EU Trend Report 2016: What do EU funds achieve? More input from member states needed
On the publication of the EU Trend Report 2016, the Netherlands Court of Audit argued that, with 80% of the EU budget being spent ...
Little interest in assessing effectiveness of EU subsidies
Trend: Although the EU is improving its financial management bit by bit, major improvements are still needed
Positive opinion on National Declaration 2014
European Commission to manage EU funding more by results
Netherlands Court of Audit in EU Trend Report: fund the most effective EU projects
The selection of projects funded by the EU pays too little attention to their effectiveness.
Eight supreme audit institutions report on enforcement of EU Regulation on international waste shipments
National Courts of Audit of eight European countries publish a joint report on audits of the enforcement of the EU Waste Shipment ...