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This three-day, highly practical course, will cover all essential aspects of the Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) of 2014-2020, in line with the European Commission Guide on CBA, published in December 2014 and its future in the next programming period 2021 – 2027.
It will be conducted by experts from the European Commission, JASPERS – the lead author of the CBA Guide and European Court of Auditors.
It explains why CBA is one of the most important tools in the programming period of 2014-2020, not only for beneficiaries of EU funds, but also for national and regional administrations in their decision-making process regarding investment projects. It also shows how the European Court of Auditors audits CBA.
How will it help you?
You will improve your theoretical and practical knowledge of elaboration and assessment of CBAs prepared for EU Structural and Cohesion Fund investment projects conforming to the DG Regio requirements (the CBA guide, general and implementing regulations).
Divided in small working groups, you will practice all the elements with the direct involvement of EC, ECA and JASPERS experts. We will also provide you with the most relevant information about the future use of the CBA in the post 2020 perspective and its consequences.
What will you be able to do with what you learn?
You will improve your theoretical and practical knowledge about elaborations, assessments, and audits of CBAs prepared for investment projects which are co-financed by EU Structural and Cohesion Fund conforming to the DG Regio requirements. You will get the most relevant information about the future use of the CBA in the programming period 2021 – 2027 and its consequences.
Who will benefit most?
- Beneficiaries eligible for Structural Funds, Cohesion Fund and IPA II (national, regional and local administrations, NGOs, agencies, SMEs, associations, and others)
- Managing authorities, certifying authorities, intermediate bodies, auditors, consulting companies
- Other actors involved in EU funding programmes and projects
Gran Hotel Havana
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 647
ES – 08010 Barcelona
Tel. +34 933 417 000
Tel: +34 93 245 12 06
The fee includes documentation, three lunches, one dinner, refreshments and a walking sightseeing tour. After the event, a certificate of participation will be handed out and participants will be given access to the digital version of the event documents. Accommodation and travel costs are at the expense of the participants or their administration.
EIPA offers a 10% discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.
Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
For all other participants, the regular fee applies.
Lunch(es) will be served at the hotel restaurant and dinner will be held at a restaurant in town. Special requirements (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic) can be indicated once you receive the confirmation of the event.
EIPA is pleased to make reservations for you at the same hotel where the course will take place, and where special rates apply for EIPA participants. Should you wish to make use of this possibility, kindly contact the organiser of this seminar firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment is to be made directly and personally to the hotel upon checking out. Please note that if you register after the deadline, hotel reservations cannot be guaranteed.
The EIPA special rate at the Gran Hotel Havana is:
134€ Single room
148€ Double room
(breakfast and VAT included. + Tourist tax 1.21€ pppn.)
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed online registration form.
Prior payment is a condition for participation.
For administrative reasons you will be charged €150 for cancellations received within 15 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.
EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 2 weeks before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed. EIPA accepts no responsibility for any costs incurred (travel, accommodation, etc.).