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2019 Annual Report published: how the JRC’s routine operations led to it stepping up when the crisis hit

JRC science supports a wide range of policies to achieve a more competitive, fair, sustainable and influential Europe

The JRC 2019 Annual Report provides insight on how the organisation supports the Commission’s political priorities
The JRC 2019 Annual Report provides insight on how the organisation supports the Commission’s political priorities
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Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has been mobilising its extensive analytical, anticipatory and innovative approaches to help fight the pandemic and prepare for a sustainable, inclusive and fair recovery.

JRC experts have played a central role in the early detection of risks; the preparation of guidelines and control materials for more accurate testing; the detailed analysis of economic, social and environmental impacts; and tools to support the recovery, to name just a few.

Achieving so much in such a short time and under unprecedented circumstances says a lot about the adaptability of the JRC.

Indeed, performing in a crisis is only possible if an organisation is driven and robust enough in 'normal times'.

The JRC 2019 Annual Report, now published, provides insight on how the organisation routinely supports the Commission’s political priorities, what its main streams of activities are and what its key accomplishments have been over the year.

In 2019, as in previous years, the JRC fulfilled its science and knowledge functions, working with all Commission services, supporting a wide range of policy priorities to help achieve a more competitive, fair, sustainable and influential Europe:

The publication also provides an overview of activities as well as corporate initiatives, international agreements, facts and figures and resources related to the functioning of the JRC.

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