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Public Procurement Workshop - applying financial corrections

A hands-on workshop with a detailed analysis of the common problems with public procurement and, most of all, a reasoned-out approach to correct these problems, in the most balanced and fair manner.

To err is human; to correct them justly is (almost) divine. Although the saying goes a bit differently, there is still a familiar feeling to it. Errors in public procurement come frequently and in good number. And we are always faced with the million-dollar questions – what correction should be applied? Is this enough (and proportionate)? Would the auditors be happy with my approach?

Irregularities related to public procurement are common, and, by some measure, also expected. With an annual spend of around 14% of EU GDP, procurement by public entities is undeniably a significant contributor towards economic growth and job creation. At the same time, it is driven by the principles of transparency, equal treatment, non-discrimination and proportionality, propelled by EU-wide Directives which seek to ensure adequate financial governance. The interpretation and application of public procurement regulations may also vary from one person to another, and knowledge and experience on the matter is not equally thorough and evenly spread across all MS’s national and regional authorities.

This course is designed to analyse the common errors at all stages of the public procurement process. From the planning stages, where estimations and studies are made, through the tendering procedure, submissions, evaluation, award, objections, contract-signing, implementation, all down to the final payment. These are all possible entry points of error. Through intense workshops and case studies on all stages, we understand the nature of the errors, the principles that were breached, and most of all, we apply a common approach to their correction that seeks a balanced and fair compromise between the Beneficiary, MA, IB, CA, AA, EC and the European Court of Auditors

When

25 Oct 2017 @ 08:30 am

27 Oct 2017 @ 06:00 pm

Duration: 2 days, 9 hours


Where

Hilton Malta Hotel

Paceville

Malta


Organised by

EuropeanFunds.info

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