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What is the EU doing to address the innovation divide?
(European Court of Auditors, 2021-02-02)
Research and innovation (R&I) is a key part of productivity and economic competitiveness. About two thirds of Europe’s economic growth in recent decades has been driven by technological innovation, and one third of all ...
A single market for investment funds – ensuring investor protection and financial stability
(Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση, 2021-03-01)
In the EU, financial services are increasingly provided through “non-bank financial intermediation” (NBFI). By asset value, investment funds are the most important sector of NBFI. They help to ensure the efficient and ...
Air passenger rights during the COVID-19 crisis
(European Court of Auditors, 2021-03-03)
The COVID-19 outbreak brought major travel disruption, leading to the cancellation of around 70 % of all flights and a collapse in new bookings. Many passengers had their flights cancelled by their airlines, while others ...
Report on the annual accounts of the European Schools for the financial year 2019
(European Court of Auditors, 2020-11-23)
n accordance with the Financial Regulation of the European Schools, we have reviewed the Schools’ consolidated annual accounts for the 2019 financial year. We have also reviewed the accounts of the Central Office and the ...
Implementing secure 5G networks in the EU and its Member States
(European Court of Auditors, 2020-12-08)
Protecting intellectual property rights in the EU
(European Court of Auditors, 2020-12-03)
Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the rights of creators to derive benefit from their intangible works. By providing certainty to creators that their work can be compensated, IPRs provide an incentive for innovation ...
Strengthening the rule of law inthe Western Balkans
(European Court of Auditors, 2021-01-05)
Rule of law is one of the fundamental values on which the EU is founded. Promoting the rule of law is a key part of the EU’s agenda in its relations with non-EU countries and it is a necessary condition that countries must ...
Strategy developmentin a rapidlychanging world
(European Court of Auditors, 2021-05-06)
Action instead of talking!’ That is what my late father used to say. At the same time, talking about what you want to do and how to do it best is also important. Even more so in today’s ...
Realising European added value
(European Court of Auditors, 2020-11-26)
EU support for public projects in the tourism sector
(European Court of Auditors, 2020-11-04)
Tourism is a significant economic sector in the EU. It accounts for an estimated 10 % of EU GDP and 12 % of the EU's total labour force. The EU's tourism policy aims to maintain Europe's standing as a leading tourist ...