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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What’s happening in 2017? #seminars #expertise #onlinedegree

The new ETCP programme for 2017 is now available! Contact us to receive your copy today and see what we have lined up for you: choose between exchange and tailor-made, on-the-spot or online seminars. Meet the experts and learn more about the new topics we have in store! Registration for seminars is now open, be the first to save your seat! More information about online degrees is coming up in January. ETCP wishes you happy holidays & and all the best in 2017!
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Focus on Verification tasks #Winter break #Paris

ETCP invites you to Verification Winter Break : Tackling control and fraud prevention efficiently from 5 to 9 December in Paris (France) With experts Susanne Volz, Franck Sottou, Severino Osterero focus on Verification tasks for 5days. The very point of verification is to prevent and/or detect and correct irregularities. The purpose of the seminar is to enable the participants to identify and deal with irregularities more effectively and more efficiently. Focus on 2 levels: the skills level of the individual participant (focus on verification methods) improvement options of the management and control systems. More info in video Contact us to register to
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Tackle all aspects of Programmes and Project management #5-Day #Paris #December

ETCP invites you to its 5-Day Essential Management seminar from 12 to 19 December. With key experts Ms  Volz and Mr Sottou participants got step-by-step essential knowledge about the key points of EU funds management at programme and project levels with introduction to some simplification and more efficient procedures This seminar focuses on EU 2020 strategies / New Logframe of indicators / Key alerts about errors, irregularities and fraud / Essential knowledge about the Theory of Change / Examples of Smart Specialisation and Sustainable Development schemes Please contact if interested to save seats or register online 
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Anti-Fraud: Bulgaria at the top of the class

The Director of the European Anti-Fraud Office / OLAF / Giovanni Kessler, presented in the European Parliament an annual report of the institution, according to which Bulgaria is among the countries with the least detected irregularities in the carrying out of EU-sponsored projects. In Bulgaria there have been 513 instances of irregularities working with EU Funds. In Spain their number is 6 853, in Romania – 3 606, in the Czech Republic – 2 788, in Germany – 1 308. In Bulgaria, irregularities affect only 1.5% of the payments made, while in Slovakia, for example, this percentage is 15, in the Czech Republic -6
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ETCP Seminars: Satisfaction and progression rates up to 80%

Your progress and satisfaction are at the heart of our activity! With specific qualitative and quantitative indicators we set up our own “Results Based Approach” to ensure quality of our seminars! To improve your training experience, we give a high consideration to your feedback in evaluations filled after each session. On Satisfaction, we consider 3 criteria: training content, lecturers approach and general organisation. We are proud to come with a satisfaction rate of 91%! On Progression, we consider the difference between participants’ results to ex-ante and ex-post quizzes. You can be proud to totalise a progression rate of 82% (since the set up of the quizzes in January 2016) Spread the word.. and see you
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NEW 5-Day training: Verification Spring Break #Control #Audit #Fraud

ETCP launches in 2016 a new 5-day training on  control management. First session took place in Munich from 25 to 29 April 2016 with Ms Susanne Volz. Teaching focused on how to carry out specific actions of verification, control and audit in relation to the completion of OPs. Our methology is to build very practical seminar. With case works, role plays, discussions and exchange of good practices, Ms Volz gave participants the key tools to become a qualified verification expert. ETCP Team thanks all participants. If you are interested in such complete training in 5 days for your team, please contact us . You can also  join us in Munich in September
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Fraud prevention at stake #ETCP munich training #EC Anti-fraud measures

The European Commission has pledged 14.5 million euros to support Member States in fighting fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. Under the Hercule III Anti-fraud Programme, the Commission will finance projects such as training customs officers to better recognize illegal trade. “Member States must be properly equipped to address fraud against the EU budget,” said Giovanni Kessler, Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).  From 9 to 10 May in Munich, ETCP key expert, Ms Susanne Volz, invites you to tackle Fraud prevention focusing on how to manage anti-fraud risk assessment: 2-Day | Fraud “Identifying Fraud & mitigating the key risks” Date : 9 to
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