Accessibility Statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain: ‘’. It does not apply to other content or websites published on any of its subdomains. These websites and their content will have their own specific accessibility statement.

This website is managed by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Compliance status

This website was designed many years ago and, although the idea was that it should be used by as many people as possible, no reference was made to the documents setting out accessibility requirements for ICT products and services. We must therefore declare that this website is not compliant with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549, v.3.2.1.

The website was last tested on 07/12/2023.

Preparation of this statement

This statement was created on 12/12/2023.

It is based on tests performed with the methodologies and tools recommended in . In particular, the “basic check” has been performed using the following tools:

This statement has been prepared using the self-assessment method (Article 3(1) of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1523(2)).


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the ‘’ website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days from the date of receipt of the enquiry by the responsible Commission department.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The ‘’ website is compatible with the following most used assistive technologies:

  • the latest version of Google Chrome
  • the latest version of Mozilla Firefox

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the ‘’ website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Non-accessible content

The tests performed highlighted a number of accessibility problems. Below are the most relevant:

  • most pages have a poor colour contrast
  • some functionality is not accessible using only a keyboard
  • some heading elements are not used consistently
  • some labels are not correctly connected with their corresponding form fields
  • some images do not have alt text descriptions

A new version of the site with the same aims and content, but which respects the accessibility requirements, has been designed. The deployment of the new version is planned for 2024.