Accessibility statement

Streaming Service of the European Commission website

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 Directorate-General for Interpretation. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible, including persons with disabilities.

You should be able to:

  • zoom up to 200% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using a modern screen reader and speech recognition software (on your computer or phone)

This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 . This closely follows level ‘AA’ of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1 .

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant withtechnical standard EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA . See ‘Non-accessible content’ for more details.

The website was last tested on 21 November 2023.

Preparation of this statement

This statement was reviewed on 21 November 2023.

This statement is based on a review done by the automated tools VoiceOver and Axe Tool.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the “Streaming Service of the European Commission” 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 “Streaming Service of the European Commission” website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari browsers;
  • In combination with the latest versions of VoiceOver.

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the “Streaming Service of the European Commission” 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

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the “Streaming Service of the European Commission” website, we are aware of some limitations, which we are working to fix. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you encounter an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the “Streaming Service of the European Commission” website:

  1. some pages have poor colour contrast.
  2. some images do not have alt text descriptions.
  3. Focus indicator visibility: In some interactive elements such as menu links and content item links the focus indicator may not be visible.
  4. Video captions:Some of our videos do not have captions. We are continuously working on adding them to more videos.​
  5. Video player – keyboard accessibility: We are aware of some issues with the keyboard accessibility of our video player, the language selector button and the quality selector button are not keyboard accessible
  6. Navigation menu accessibility: The menu does not have the expected behavior in the mobile rendering mode.
  7. Forms: Some form elements of the filter form are not accessible with the keyboard, such as the date range selector and the Reset button.
  8. Forms The filter form has an auto-submit functionality which updates the contents of the page upon input change.