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Sectors: Economy - Finances, Education - Training, Justice - Security, Services

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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WE funding – HERCULE III – Prevent…
Funds for: Preventing and combating fraud, corruption and any other illegal activities affecting the financial interests of the Union
Main beneficiaries: State administrations, research institutes

Responsible: European Commission

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Funds for: Preventing and combating fraud, corruption and any other illegal activities affecting the financial interests of the Union
Main beneficiaries: State administrations, research institutes

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
* To improve the prevention and investigation of fraud and other illegal activities beyond current levels by enhancing transnational and multi-disciplinary cooperation;
* To increase the protection of the financial interests of the Union against fraud, facilitating the exchange of information, experience and best practices, including staff exchanges;
* To limit the currently known exposure of the financial interests of the Union to fraud, corruption and other illegal activities with a view to reducing the development of an illegal economy in key risk areas such as organised fraud, including cigarette smuggling and counterfeiting

Priorities
* Protect the financial interests of the Union thus enhancing the competitiveness of the Union’s economy and ensuring the protection of the taxpayers’ money;
* Prevent and combat fraud, corruption and any other illegal activities affecting the financial interests of the Union

* Topic 1: Specialised targeted training;
* Topic 2: Conferences and workshops;
* Topic 3: Exchange of staff

Among financed activities
* Topic 1: Specialised targeted training:
– Training;
– Create networks between the Member States, candidate countries, other third countries and international public organisations;
– Exchange of information and best practices;
– Create new support tools

* Topic 2: Conferences and workshops:
– Risk-analysis workshops or conferences;
– Fight against fraud-facilitators used to evade EU trade measures (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, tariff quotas);
– Analyzes in order to detect new incorrect classification, product traceability, specific chemical analyses for detection of the incorrect origin;
– Development of IT tools for the fight against fraud related to e-commerce and/or, specific statistical methods and IT tools for data analysis;
– Exchange of good practices

* Topic 3: Exchange of staff:
– Activities aiming to protect the Union’s financial interests through the acquisition of new skills, knowledge of specialised methodologies and techniques;
– Raising awareness activities

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the project: 15 months

* Eligibility
– Be a national or regional administration or research and educational institute;
– Be a non-profit-making entity;
– Have been established and have been operating for at least one year, in a Member State and promote the strengthening of action at Union level to protect the financial interests of the Union;
– Be established in a European Union Member states