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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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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Financial Instruments delivering ESI Funds: Munich -14&15 November

European Commission encourages the use of financial instruments and adopted a few month ago, 2 new “off-the-shelf”, i.e. “ready-to-use” financial instruments for ESI Funds investments. Young businesses and urban development project promoters will have easier access to funding. In the 2014-2020 period, the Commission is encouraging Member States to double their European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds investments used through financial instruments, such as loans, equity and guarantees, in line with the objectives of the Investment Plan. Interested in the issue? Register for ETCP seminar in Munich on 14 15 November 2016 2-Day | Financial Instruments: Setting up financial instruments to deliver desired results LAST
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FINAL CALL: Last seats for seminars in October&November 2016

This is the final call to participate to ETCP EU Funds seminars in October and November 2016 all over Europe Share expertise with colleagues from different Member States and key European practitioners; work on practical cases; prepare yourself with online courses and get qualification. LAST SEATS are available for seminars below: • Prague, 20 21 October Simplification: Making EU initiatives more user-friendly for beneficiaries and authorities • Zagreb 24 25 October Innovation R&D : Focusing on best actions for innovation, R&D and entrepreneurship • Vilnius 24 25 October E-Cohesion: Optimising and reducing administrative burdens using SF MIS (New) • Bratislava,
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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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ESIF Simplification : What ? Why ? For who ? How ? #Prague #October2016

CoR published on 16 August an article by Petr Osval, Chairman of the Czech Delegation, rapporteur on simplification. He stresses the need to increase role of the EU and beneficiaries over Member States in the setup of the rules. More trust and clear accountability: The question at stake is the balance between looking at errors or at achievement and effect. Introduction of more trust and clear accountability would be as important as the fight against corruption and cutting ESIF Bureaucracy, according to Osval. Reinforcement of EU Rules: Public Procurement – State Aid : He suggests to reinforce EU Rules over national ones for call
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ETCP Tour feedback #Bratislava #State Aid & Public Procurement

Seminar on State Aid and Public Procurement took place in Slovakia from 31 March to 1 April 2016. Lectured by 3 ETCP international experts, Mr Alun Williams, Ms Inta Vingre and Mr Franck Sottou, this 2-Day training was the occasion to focus on how to respect competition rules. ETCP Team was pleased to welcome 24 participants from various Member States to exchange experience and good practices.
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