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Audit

Public institutions in Europe undergo currently radical changes and very dynamic processes. Internal and external auditors from the public sector face a large number of new challenges. 

They need to ensure that their audit methods are up-to-date, accurate and capable to uncover bad governance so that they can recommend innovative and adequate solutions.

Old threats in a new environment
Due to the expanding of responsibilities and new fields of activities, public sector auditors need to extend their know-how on a daily basis. At the same time, fraud and corruption remain the biggest threat to a proper functioning of public institutions. The European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law supports internal and external auditors by providing the high-quality practical seminars and trainings in key issues such as:

  • Fighting fraud and corruption in the public sector
  • Risk analysis and management methods
  • Financial control
  • Public procurement control
  • IT audit
  • Performance audit
  • EU Funds control and audit
  • Effective internal audit system in the public administration

Extend your expertise by participating in the various events held by the European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law in this area.

See our range of training opportunities in EU Funding here.

lang_en 19. May 2016 - 20. May 2016, RAMADA Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz

The European Union provides various funds and instruments to support stakeholders such as universities, research centres and companies in the fields of research and development as well as the commercialisation of research results.

lang_en 23. May 2016 - 24. May 2016, Courtyard by Marriott Berlin Mitte

The European Commission has set out detailed arrangements on the management and control systems to be operated by Member States for the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds) 2014-2020.

lang_en June 2016, This event will take place in a 4-Star hotel in Berlin.

Governments and Public Sector Organisations under Increasing Pressure to better Manage Public Resources

lang_en 09. June 2016 - 10. June 2016, Arcotel John F

Public construction projects and infrastructure modernisation need effective audit more than ever before

lang_en 13. June 2016 - 15. June 2016, Arcotel John F

With the start of the new programming period 2014-2020 new regulations and rules regarding financial management, control and audit have been introduced. On the basis of the Common Provisions Regulation, Fund-specific rules as well as delegated and implementing acts EU-Member States have created and set up management and control systems for the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds) 2014-2020.

lang_en 18. July 2016 - 19. July 2016, Arcotel John F

Many authorities within the management and control system of EU Funds still face considerable difficulties and uncertainties when it comes to detecting and handling (suspected) fraud cases. They are presented with the challenge of distinguishing these cases from irregularities as well as identifying necessary actions.

lang_en 29. August 2016 - 30. August 2016, InterCityHotel Berlin am Hauptbahnhof

The European Union (EU) and its Member States are the world’s biggest donors, providing more than half of all development and humanitarian aid worldwide. However, in order to cooperate successfully with the EU and to benefit from the external cooperation funds, beneficiaries have to follow a multitude of administrative regulations and fulfil all external audit requirements.

lang_en 05. September 2016 - 06. September 2016, RAMADA Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz

Whether internal or external, strategic, financial, operational or reputational risks – these can significantly hinder the work of your authority. In the current economic and financial context the lack of an adequate approach to risk management is an enormous and real threat to the work of any public administration, since nowadays work efficiency and effectiveness in the public sector are more important than ever before. For that reason, it is of extreme importance that public authorities do not rely solely on their intuition in dealing with risks, but use professional formalised risk management as an integral and ongoing part of their general management process.