European Territorial Cooperation: How to Build a Successful European Partnership for Better Use of EU Funds?

15-16/Jun/2017  •  Barcelona  •  EIPA members' fee: €900

Project Leader
Dr Iwona Karwot
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What is this course about?
This highly practical two full day course gives countries, regions, provinces and municipalities a complete overview of all existing financial and legal instruments accessible not only under European Territorial Cooperation Goal in the programming period 2014-2020, but also under IPA II and ENI. You will benefit from lessons learnt from the implementation of ETC programmes in previous perspectives. Enhance your knowledge through best practices of joint–projects, get to know differences between perspectives of the European Commission and the Joint Secretariat regarding the implementation of ETC Programmes and the auditing of the ETC programmes.

How will it help you?
By the end of the seminar you will have gained a thorough knowledge on all financial and legal instruments for territorial cooperation, rules which apply to the implementation and audit of joint programmes and projects, how to use the best practices and how to avoid mistakes. In a practical workshop you will learn how to be successful during negotiation in the consortium built for joint project.

Who will most benefit?
National, regional or local public administration, responsible for management and the implementation of all ETC programmes co-financed by ERDF, IPA II and ENI; beneficiaries of EU funded joint–projects, NGOs, associations and other actors interested or involved in the design, development and implementation of territorial cooperation programmes and projects.