Performance Auditing of EU Co-Funded Investments carried out by the European Court of Auditors

Date

15 Nov 2018 to 16 Nov 2018

Address

Hotel Catalonia Atocha
Calle de Atocha, 81
28012  Madrid
Spain

Section

Public Affairs

Event Location

Spain

Event Description

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) carries out three types of audits under EU Cohesion Policy: financial, compliance and performance audits. Each of them have different objectives and addresses different audit questions.
The new legal framework 2014-2020 aspires to be a more results-oriented spending framework, where performance and results are the new key words.
This highly practical two-day course covers all aspects of each stage of the performance audit process. It includes the unique feature of providing an insight into how the European Court of Auditors plan, prepare and implement their audit assignments, and it covers real audit case studies and experiences of the Court’s teams

How will it help you?
After the presentation of each stage of performance audit, you will work on real life case studies in small working groups with the direct involvement and guidance of experts from the European Court of Auditors.

Who will benefit most?

  • Beneficiaries eligible under Structural Funds, Cohesion Fund and IPA,
  • Managing Authorities, Certifying Authorities and Audit Authorities, Intermediate Bodies,
  • Independent auditors dealing with or interested in EU funded projects
  • Programmes and consulting companies specialised in auditing EU co-funded programmes and projects.

What will you be able to do with what you learn?
You will improve your practical knowledge about each stage of performance audit performed by the European Court of Auditors.

 

 

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