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Annual meeting with the European Court of Auditors

Vítor Caldeira and José Manuel Barroso

The President of the Commission with the college met the European Court of Auditors on Wednesday. The meeting allowed both institutions to take stock of their relations and to exchange views on on-going issues.

At this occasion the European Commission showed once again its commitment to a sound and transparent financial management of the EU budget and the implementation of a number of important initiatives during its mandate.

The annual meeting between the Commission and the European Court of Auditors is intended to be a wide and political discussion about the Commission’s accountability regarding its management and control systems and the Court’s methodologies and processes.