The Court has obtained a reasonable basis for the following Statement:

Reliability of the accounts: The Centres accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2007 are, in all material respects, reliable.

Legality and regularity of the underlying transactions: The transactions underlying the Centres annual accounts, taken as a whole, are legal and regular.

Reference: Report on the annual accounts of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training for the financial year 2007 together with the Centre's replies. Official Journal of the European Union C 311, 5.12.2008, p.130