European Commission - Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM)
The Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM) helps EU countries to design and carry out structural reforms as part of their efforts to support job creation and sustainable growth.
The work includes helping EU countries to:
design and effectively implement structural reforms
apply EU law (otherwise known as the Community acquis) in a timely manner
use EU funds efficiently and effectively
Structural reforms are vital to encourage investment, unlock the growth potential, raise living standards and support the process of convergence in the EU.
DG REFORM was created in January 2020, taking over the mandate previously carried out by the Structural Reform Support Service.
DG REFORM coordinates and provides tailor-made technical support to EU countries, in cooperation with the relevant Commission services. The support is notably provided through the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). The objective is to help EU countries build more effective institutions, stronger governance frameworks and efficient public administrations. Such support reinforces the capacity of EU countries to design and implement policies to support job creation and sustainable growth.