Technical Assistance – How to Achieve Best Value for Money?

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Advanced Workshop

30 November – 1 December 2017 | Barcelona

If you have any questions in regards to the programme or you would like to get any additional information, please contact Hella Baumeister.


The upcoming advanced workshop for public officials from Managing, Certifying, Audit Authorities and Intermediate Bodies will provide you with in-depth knowledge and practical examples on all your individual questions and challenges in regard to the working area of Technical Assistance for ESI Funds.

Which costs are eligible in TA and which non-eligible? What kind of support can be delivered to beneficiaries with TA money? What are the impacts and effectiveness in monitoring the delivery of Technical Assistance in Member States? What is needed in documentation regarding the audit of Technical Assistance and how to avoid irregularities?


The two-day advanced workshop focuses on the following topics:
  • Impact and Effectiveness of Monitoring in Technical Assistance 2014-2020
  • Selection, managing and approval of new projects
  • Project cycle of TA projects and their risks
  • Support of Beneficiaries with TA money
  • Financing issues in case of Eligibility of Expenditures and Declaration of costs
  • How to generate new projects and potential nonconformities during implementation
  • Possibilities of Absorption and how to increase Absorption Rate
  • Audit of Technical Assistance in case of Documentation and Irregularities
  • Discussion & exchange of experience between Member States

Who should participate?

  • Representatives from public authorities in charge of implementation and
  • management of Technical Assistance for ESI Funds 2014-2020, especially from:
    • Managing Authorities
    • Certifying Authorities
    • Audit Authorities
    • Intermediate Bodies
    • Regional and local authorities
    • Beneficiaries of EU funded projects:
      • Private and public companies
      • Associations
      • Research institutes
  • Bodies working in European Territorial Cooperation
  • Public and private banks and other financial intermediaries
  • International, national and local associations and networks

Workshop Material - No need to miss anything!

If you were unable to make it to the workshop and/or conference you may want to order a copy of the printed material including the access data to all presentations shown during the events. The price is € 199,- (each, excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Hella Baumeister.


European Structural and Investment Funds Journal
Publication frequency: quarterly
approx. 80 pages
ISSN 21 96-82 68

Further information

Publication frequency: quarterly
Subscription: € 442,-
ISSN 16 19-52 72

Further information
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