APRIL WORKSHOP: Complexity of support in EU Funds 2021-2027: practical recommendations. Mid-term review 2025

You’ll develop expertise in implementing green and digital priorities in EU Funds, monitoring enabling conditions, applying smart specializations, understanding territorial approaches and cross-border cooperation, and preparing for the 2025 mid-term review.
  • Regular -> 1199 EUR (excl. VAT)
  • Early booking -> 1099 EUR (excl. VAT) – no later than one month prior the event
  • Group offer -> 999 EUR (excl. VAT) – minimum 4 people per institution
How are green and digital priorities practically implemented in EU Funds? What are the key rules for ongoing monitoring of enabling conditions in 2021-2027? How can smart specializations be effectively built into support systems? What does a territorial approach involve when combining various sources of support? What are the obligations and lessons learned from cross-border cooperation in 2021-2027 programs?

What will you learn?

  • Key novelty How to prepare to the mid-term review 2025
  • Practical implementation of green and digital priorities in EU Funds (criteria, schemes of support, measuring expected results);
  • Ongoing monitoring of enabling conditions in 2021-2027 – key rules and obligations;
  • Smart specialisations in practice – how to build flexible and efficient support system;
  • Territorial approach – combing various sources of support;
  • Obligations of cross-border cooperation in 2021-2027 Programmes – lessons learnt;
  • Complementarity of Cohesion Policy / RRF in practice – new recommendations;
  • Regions in transition and complexity of ESI Funds intervention – case studies;

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Leipziger Platz 15
10117 Berlin

Who is this course for?

Public staff and other experts dealing with the implementation, management, certification and control of all EU Funds, especially from:

  • Managing Authorities
  • Intermediate Bodies
  • Certifying Authorities
  • Audit Authorities
  • Beneficiaries of EU Funds
  • National and Investment Banks
  • Regional Governments and Development Agencies
  • International, national and local associations and networks
  • Other stakeholders dealing with implementation, management and control of EU Funds
-> Thursday, 11th Apr 2024
8:30-9:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
9:00-9:15 Introduction and starting quiz
9:15-10:30 Warming up session – Complexity of support in EU Funds and Mid-Term Review 2025:
  • Practical implementation of green and digital priorities in EU Funds (criteria, schemes of support, measuring expected results)
  • Ongoing monitoring of enabling conditions and smart specialisations in practice in 2021-2027
  • Territorial approach – combing various sources of support
  • Obligations of cross-border cooperation in 2021-2027 Programmes – lessons learnt
  • Complementarity of Cohesion Policy / RRF in practice – new recommendations
  • Regions in transition and complexity of ESI Funds intervention – case studies
  • Mid-term review ahead of us
  • Discussion round
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break & Networking
10:45-12:30 Mid-term review (MTR) 2025 – how to prepare and conduct this process:
  • Main steps of the 2021-2027 mid-term review (MTR) according to the Common Provisions Regulation
  • Country-Specific Recommendations (CSRs) 2024 as a starting point
  • Integrated national energy and climate plan
  • European Pillar of Social Rights
  • Socioeconomic situation, with special emphasis on territorial needs (financial, economic and social aspects)
  • Main results of relevant evaluations – how to prepare and present the key recommendations
  • Programme’s: priorities, projects and indicators – from general data to first conclusions for MTR 2025
  • Progress in achieving the milestones (ERDF / ESF+ / JTF)
12:30-13:30 Lunch time
13:30-14:30 Workshop: Mid-Term Review (MTR) process based on the article 18(4) CPR:
  • Basic recommendations for preparation of Mid-Term Review
  • Definitive allocation of the flexibility amount – methods for calculation and approval
  • Main rules for the submission of an amended programme
  • Key differences: ERDF / ESF + / JTF
  • Case study: Optimal scheme for Mid-Term Review under article 18(4) CPR
14:30-14:45 Coffee Break & Networking
14:45-15:45 Workshop: Mid-Term Review (MTR) process based on article 24(1)-(3) and 18(3) CPR:
  • Key rules for programme amendments: diagnosis, justification and solutions
  • Logic and complementarity of amendments
  • Modification versus notification
  • Financial reallocation – main limitations and options
  • Output and outcome indicators in practice
  • Case study: Optimal scheme for Mid-Term Review under article 24(1)-(3) and 18(3) CPR
15:45-16:00 Q&A session and the main first day’s conclusions
18:00 Walking tour and get-together in Berlin
 
-> Friday, 12th Apr 2024
8:30-9:00 Warmup Coffee
9:00-9:15 From yesterday’s conclusions to today’s introduction
9:15-10:30 Selection criteria in 2021 – 2027 – practical recommendations:
  • Minimum horizontal standards
  • Main types of criteria: horizontal, thematic, specific and strategic
  • Crucial thematic priorities: entrepreneurship, innovations, green and digital transition
  • Strategic bonuses
  • EU priorities: green and digital Europe versus classical needs – how to define these requirements in criteria?
  • Combining points and weights
  • Case study: How to prepare the optimal package of criteria?
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break Inspirations
10:45-12:30 Programme implementation and monitoring in practice 2021-2027:
  • Ongoing monitoring of enabling conditions and smart specialisations in 2021-2027
  • Territorial approach – combing various sources of support
  • Obligations of cross-border cooperation in 2021-2027 Programmes – lessons learnt
  • Complementarity of Cohesion Policy / RRF in practice – new recommendations
12:30-13:30 Lunch Time
13:30-14:15 Workshop: EU Cohesion Policy 2027+ – proposed scenarios:
  • Transferring from genius idea to EU strategic approach
  • First conclusions from RRF type output/performance-based delivery model
  • Matching optimal funds: ERDF / ESF+ / JTF / RRF / National resources in complex support scheme
  • Financial Instruments – next generation
  • Matrix of tools and partners in Cohesion Policy 2027+
14:15-14:30 Coffee Break Reflections
14:30-15:30 Q&A and final conclusions:
  • Logic matrix for Mid-Term Review: preparation ↔ implementation ↔ management
  • Key novelties for 2021-2027 EU Perspective in practice: indicators / enabling conditions / territorial approach
  • Introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in PCM
  • First conclusions for programming 2027+: Cohesion Policy versus RRF philosophy
15:30 Family photo and spring surprise
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Berlin, Germany

This course will take place in the vibrant city of Berlin, providing an inspiring backdrop for an immersive learning experience.

 

Next to the training materials the training fee is covering:
a) the catering during the training (3 coffee breaks and a lunch every day);
b) the walking tour in a good company in Berlin (the evening of the first day of the training);
c) delicious diner;
d) family photo and some souvenirs for active participants.

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11/04/2024