Policy and legislative evaluation in the EU

03-04-2013

Evaluating policy and legislative measures helps to improve the accountability and efficiency of the public sector. At European Union level evaluations are located largely in the European Commission. Despite their increasing number and improved quality, evaluations are said to be scarcely used by MEPs, stakeholders and citizens due to lack of trust in their objectivity as well as their technical presentation.

Evaluating policy and legislative measures helps to improve the accountability and efficiency of the public sector. At European Union level evaluations are located largely in the European Commission. Despite their increasing number and improved quality, evaluations are said to be scarcely used by MEPs, stakeholders and citizens due to lack of trust in their objectivity as well as their technical presentation.