(Source: EUROPEAN COURT OF AUDITORS)
2020 was a year like no other, marked by particularly difficult and sometimes destabilising
moments. But these moment never proved to be entirely insuperable. The European Court of
Auditors (ECA) coped very well with all the challenges, as shown in its activity report, which is
The outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis in early 2020 did not prevent the ECA from auditing the
performance and regularity of EU actions. Business continuity was maintained throughout the
year. The ECA continued to provide EU citizens and policymakers with independent assessments
on key issues, highlighting what had worked well and drawing attention to what had not.