• 1. The EU decentralised agencies
  • 2. This evaluation
  • 2.1 Context and purpose of the evaluation
  • 2.2 Evaluation process
  • 2.3 Evaluation method
  • 2.4 Difficulties encountered and solutions found
  • 2.5 The evaluation report
  • 3. Overview of answered questions
  • 3.1 Rationale and relevance
  • 3.2 Agencies and the EU institutions
  • 3.3 Governance of the agency system
  • 3.4 Coherence
  • 3.5 Effectiveness
  • 3.6 Efficiency
  • 3.7 Oversight activities
  • 4. Cross-cutting issues and identified problems
  • 4.1 Governance of agencies
  • 4.2 Establishing agencies
  • 4.3 Accountability
  • 4.4 Performance and comparability
  • 5. Prospects
  • 5.1 Reconsider agencies periodically
  • 5.2 Clarify roles and responsibilities
  • 5.3 Develop a far-reaching vision
  • 5.4 Develop performance management
  • 5.5 Alleviate administrative burdens
  • Appendix 1 – Documents reviewed
  • Legal documents
  • Studies and reports
  • Appendix 2 – Comparative overview of agency level findings
  • Establishment
  • Governance
  • Location package
  • Oversight and management
  • Appendix 3 – Types of activities - an overview