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How to deal with key financial aspects of DG ECHO funded Actions

Course Description

This course aims at supporting participants in dealing with the main financial elements of a DG ECHO funded action, in order to comply with the rules established by the FPA 2014. The training is delivered through presentations completed by background speech and visual effects, along with clarifications, examples and interactions. Additional resources are available to be downloaded.

Specific Objective

This course aims at giving a detailed overview of the financial rules to be respected in EU-funded humanitarian aid actions.

The main objective of this course is to improve participant’s knowledge and skills in dealing with the financial issues according to the General Conditions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Become familiar with DG ECHO rules on the financial management of an Action;
  • Be able to apply DG ECHO rules in daily work;
  • Know where to find relevant information when needed.

Course Modules

The course is divided into 5 sections, containing lessons, additional materials to deepen some topics, practical exercises and interactions. These are the topics:

  • Basic rules on ECHO funds management;
  • Action expenditures;
  • Financial information to be provided at proposal stage;
  • Monitoring and reporting on expenditures;
  • Expenditures supporting evidence.

free e-learning module to improve skills in dealing with the financial aspects of a DG ECHO funded action 

Training Details

Target group and prerequisites

Suggested for Partners’ staff who already has a basic knowledge of DH ECHO rules and procedures, for administrative staff and for financial officers.

Number of participants

No limits


The course lasts approximately  1 hour and 30 minutes and should be completed within 30 days from first access.

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Course Prices
free of charge

Training financed under the DG-ECHO Framework Contract

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TypeDateLocationTitleLanguageTarget GroupCostStatus
e-learningAlways openOn the WebHow to deal with key financial aspects of DG ECHO funded ActionsEnglishRestricted to ECHO-partners stafffree of chargeAPPLY
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