Unified costs for activities performed with own resources by beneficiaries of projects financed by EU funds

"Consultancy services to determine unified costs for activities performed with own resources by beneficiaries of projects financed by EU funds", commissioned by the Administration of the Council of Ministers; Contractor: Consortium "IDEIN-LIF-AFA", partners within the consortium Idein LTD, Law and Internet Foundation and AFA LTD.

Project No 0105-CCU-1.1 "Supporting the work of the Central Coordination Unit" financed under OP "Technical Assistance" 2007-2013 is implemented by the Central Coordination Unit, which according to the Bulgarian legislation is the institutional unit, created within the Administration of the Council of Ministers in order to coordinate the EU financial aid.

Project’s main objective is to create an effective framework and support the implementation of the funds of the Common Strategic Framework of the European Union for 2014-2020 programming period. The specific objective is to support the CCU through preparation of specialized analysis necessary for the implementation of ESIF 2014-2020.

Main activities performed by the consultant:

  • Elaboration of analysis of the application of standard scales of unit costs, including a study of the experience of using standard scales of unit costs by programmes financed with EU funds within the 2007-2013 programming period and to identify opportunities for introduction of standard scales of unit costs for activities performed with own human resources by the beneficiaries of projects financed by ESIF during programming period 2014-2020, incl. unit costs for activities for organization and management;
  • standard scales of unit costs for activities performed with own human resources by the beneficiaries of projects financed by ESIF and a methodology justifying the amounts of the expenditures
  • standard scale of unit costs for activities related to the organization and management of projects financed by the ESIF and a methodology justifying the amounts of the expenditures

The activities covered all operational programmes managing EU funding in Bulgaria during the previous programming period 2007-2013 and during the current 2014-2020 programming period.