Last seats available for 2-Day “Integrating Public Procurement, CBA & Revenue”

New guidances for better public procurement rules and sound financial needs analysis Date: 3-4 April 2017 Venue: Paris Learning objectives: – To increase knowledge of participants on the main public procurement aspects set up under the new Public Procurement Directives and the CJ EU case law – To increase knowledge of participants on the Cost-Benefit analysis of investment projects in the period of 2014 – 2020 – To increase the quality of financial needs analysis including revenue Key elements: – Improving systems, procedures and tools to prevent, detect and correct errors, irregularities and fraud related to Public procurement – Making controls more effective and efficient using walkthrough checks –
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Mont-Saint-Michel in France supported by ERDF

Every year, the rocky islet of Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy welcomes 2.5 million visitors from all over the world. Tourism, as well as the natural changes occuring over the years, are taking a toll on the islet. This is why Mont-Saint-Michel is gradually turning to sustainable economic development and high-quality tourism.
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Two towns, one urban centre project

In January 2017 Interreg Estonia-Latvia approved 28 projects. The selected projects will focus on 3 cooperation priorities: among Estonian and Latvian entrepreneurs, fostering labor mobility and creating a better living environment between the two countries. The full list of selected 28 projects can be found here. Read more: http://www.estlat.eu/news/programme-news/7256/ 
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Commission & Transparency International fight corruption

In January 2016 the European Commission launched the second phase of the project ‘Integrity Pacts – Civil Control Mechanism for Safeguarding EU Funds’ in cooperation with Transparency International. The aim of this joint project is to find new innovative ways of preventing corrupt practices in EU-funded projects.  
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Roaming charges over in June 2017

For a decade, the European Commission has been working to reduce the surcharges that telecom operators imposed on their customers each time they crossed used their mobile device abroad. On 1 February 2017 the EU negotiated wholesale prices, taking one step closer towards the end of roaming charges. 
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