European Structural and Investment Funds

EU Cohesion Policy and its instruments are fundamental to reducing economic, social and territorial disparities between regions in the EU. Five main Funds work together to support economic development across the EU countries, in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy. These are:

Altogether these 5 Funds make up European Structural and Investment Funds, so called ESI Funds.

Lexxion Publisher has been organising events of different formats in the field of ESI Funds since 2012, with the aim to exchange knowledge on the efficient management, implementation and control of ESI Funds. Through the years of professional and very successful cooperation with our experts and participants, we have built up a huge and stable network of expertise and experience. Moreover in 2013, we launched the European Structural and Investment Funds Journal (EStIF), which responds to the growing need for information exchange between the various stakeholders involved in the management and implementation of ESI Funds.

Management & Control of ESI Funds 2014-2020 and Beyond, incl. 1-day Workshop on Anti-Fraud Measures with Jo Kremers

03.04.2019 - 05.04.2019 | Copenhagen

This Annual Forum will give you a comprehensive overview on the most challenging issues of management and financial control of ESI Funds nowadays and in the programming period 2021-2027.

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Irregularities and Fraud in ESI Funds and Public Procurement

05.06.2019 - 07.06.2019 | Lake Como

The number of irregularities and fraud cases reported to the European Commission remains high, therefore member states need to continue their efforts to minimize the rate of irregularities and to prevent and combat fraud on project and programme level. As a consequence, this topic remains high on agenda for national authorities managing ESI Funds.

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Spring Course: How to Use Simplified Cost Options for ESI Funds?

10.04.2019 - 12.04.2019 | Barcelona

The use of Simplified Cost Options (SCOs) has been extended to all ESI Funds, being applicable to more projects and mandatory for small projects. As such, public officials from Managing, Certifying, Audit Authorities and Intermediate Bodies, but also beneficiaries, need to be aware of how to correctly make use of flat rates, standard scales of unit costs and lump sums.

This intensive 3-day Spring Course is for specialists from Managing, Certifying & Audit Authorities and beneficiaries, who plan to set-up Simplified Cost Models or have already implemented this approach. Participants will learn about the new requirements and how to adapt their working methods and procedures to this simplified method in compliance with eligibility rules and regularity of expenditures.

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Journals

EStIF – European Structural and Investment Funds Journal

Events | European Structural and Investment Funds

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