[Debate] Are beneficiaries really the beneficiaries?

Imagine you are in a training. And you ask yourself who is the beneficiary of this training? Logical answer should be me! I’m the beneficiary of this training! Common sense. But according to EU Regulation, the beneficiary is the one preparing and/or implementing the operation. In short, the one getting the money (the training organisation, the municipality or the ministry organising it…). This is confusing. So, time for a change? OECD did that change already. Beneficiaries are defined as, “the individuals, groups, or organisations, whether targeted or not, that benefit directly or indirectly, from the development intervention.” But this is
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