Erasmus+: Changing lives

Yet, Erasmus not only proved to improve career prospects, but it also broadens horizons and social links: 40% of former Erasmus students have changed their country of residence or work at least once since graduation, almost double the number of those who were not mobile during studies; 33% have a partner of a different nationality, compared with 13% of those who stay home during their studies. Based on this, the Commission estimated that around one million babies are likely to have been born to Erasmus couples since 1987.
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Implementation of the funds #Beneficaries #Communication #Transparency

The EU has a responsibility to be transparent about the spending of public money. A map is available online which provides direct links to lists of the beneficiaries of the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund. The linked websites are managed by the respective Member State who, under the rules governing the implementation of the funds 2014-2020 (EU No 1303/2013), must publish the name of the beneficiary, the activity and the amount of public funding allocated. Click here to get access to the map and lists of beneficiaries. Interested in Communication? From 24 to 25 November 2016, ETCP Team
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EU Funds support : positive impact on jobs and growth #ESF

Looking at EC Report on the previous programming period 2007-2013, we can see postiive impact of the ESF support: income has increased in the poorest EU regions with GDP per capita growing in these areas from 60.5 % of the EU average in 2007 to 62.7 % in 2010. An estimated 1 million new jobs were created from 2007 to 2014 : Interested in thje topic? From 28 to 29 November 2016, ETCP Team invites you in Warsaw in Poland for ESF seminar. Meet Mr Franck Sottou & Ms Renate Wielputz, ETCP expert, and focus on social intervention and ESF success conditions 2-Day | ESF – NEW “Delivering more jobs
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Financial instruments’ support for inclusion & employment #personal loans

A new fi-compass advisory publication explains how financial instruments can support Member State objectives for inclusion and employment. The factsheet highlights how Member States can proactively use the ESF to stimulate personal loans through financial instruments. The new publication shows how personal loans can help produce an educated, well‑trained workforce, with balanced work‑life conditions. This contributes to competitiveness and productivity in the European Union, enhancing social inclusion and reducing poverty. The factsheet describes benefits of financial instruments for ESF stakeholders by answering: Click here to download and share the new ESF factsheet on Personal Loans from the fi-compass website. Interested in
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Special E-cohesion seminar December 2016 : #IPA #ENI #MIS #Podgorica

On 5 and 6 December 2016 in Podgorica (Montenegro), ETCP invites all EU Neighbourhood and pre-accession countries, managers of IPA & ENI to a special event: 2-Day| E-cohesion for IPA ENI : 2016 Success of Management & Information System 10% discount for registration by 4 October* How the use of Management and Information System (MIS) reduces administrative burdens and improves monitoring of EU Funds? Mr Arturas Patapas, ETCP key expert on SFMIS project management and Ms Ivana Vargas, Head of Financial Control Service, National Fund, Ministry of Finance, Croatia will focus on the key following:  Focus on good practices of IPA/EU funds monitoring
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It is all about Simplification #Ljubljana #Prague #October2016

ETCP organised with the Slovenian Managing Authority  (GOSP), in Ljubljana, on 5 and 6 September 2016, an in-house seminar on EU initiatives for the simplification of the administration of EU funds  (including SCO and Joint Action Plan). All ministries managing EU Funds in Slovenia were represented with a final group of 45 participants attending the seminar. Experts Mr Franck Sottou and Ms Susanne Volz presented this tailor made seminar including example-based presentation and question- and answer sessions to discuss participants’ cases. What? Simplification is not only Simplified Costs, it is also about: Reviewing Gold-plating HLG proposals (Audit and State Aid)
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