Call for Proposals 2020 - HERCULES III - Training and Conferences for the fight against EU fraud HERCULE-TC-AG-2020 Open!

Objectives

This call for proposals concerns mainly the following operational objectives of the programme

  1. to improve the prevention and investigation of fraud and other illegal activities beyond current levels by enhancing transnational and multi-disciplinary cooperation;
  2. to increase the protection of the financial interests of the Union against fraud, facilitating the exchange of information, experiences and best practices, including staff exchanges;
  3. 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;

Actions

The purpose of this call is to invite eligible applicants to submit applications for actions under one of the following three topics:

  1. Specialised training sessions (topic 1) – Developing specialised training sessions to improve investigation abilities through the acquisition of new skills and knowledge of specialised methodologies and techniques.
  2. Conferences, workshops and seminars (topic 2) – Organising conferences, workshops and seminars between Member States, candidate countries, other third countries and international public organisations:
    • to facilitate the exchange of information, experience and best practices
    • to create networks and structural platforms between Member States, candidate countries, other third countries and international public organisations
  3. Staff exchanges (topic 3) – Organising Staff exchanges between national and regional administrations (including (potential) candidates and neighbouring countries) to contribute to the further development, improvement and update of staff’s skills and competences in the protection of the Union’s financial interests.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,75 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 April 2020 - in 21 days (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call 2020 - HERCULES III - Training and Conferences for the fight against EU fraud (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs

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