International training on the use of the eMS information system for the representatives of the audit authority and audit bodies from Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia

Ljubljana, 31 May 2017 – The Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy in its role as the Managing Authority (MA) and Joint Secretariats (JS) for the Cooperation Programmes Interreg V-A Slovenia-Austria, Slovenia-Hungary and Slovenia-Croatia delivered a training for the representatives of the Group of Auditors on the use of the electronic Monitoring System (eMS).

Representatives of audit bodies from Austria, Hungary, Croatia and the audit authority from Slovenia attended the workshop, where they got to know the system in more detail. More specifically, the registration in the eMS, the communication module, the composition of the application form, the assessment of the applications, the reporting process in the system, the module of the first level control, the project progress reports, etc. were presented. The focus was on the presentation of the module for the Certifying Authority and the module for audits and financial corrections. The acquired knowledge was consolidated by solving 38 tasks that were prepared by representatives of the MA and JS. The training will certainly contribute to a qualitative and faster implementation of project and system audits.