We are fully aware of the difficulties projects face due to the Covid-19 preventive measures put in place. Most of us had to adapt by changing our work plans and rescheduling activities. That will have consequences on our project implementation and reporting. For this reason we put in place several measures to help you.

Measures to help our projects

Because none of you are in the same scenario, Officers analysed each situation individually and contacted us directly to provide help. For example, they informed us that, during this unusual period, they will be flexible with the submission deadlines of progress reports.

Interreg Europe Programme invite each project from all calls to contact their officers at the joint secretariat for further advice.

First level controllers working remotely

Many of our first level controllers managed to switch to working remotely and adapt their procedures. For example, both the Portuguese and Polish teams have switched to receiving electronic versions of documents through online platforms. We will continue to update this page as we receive more information.

Moreover, some countries have published national guidance on COVID-19:

Costs for online tools

We share a webinar and gave tips on how to continue our project activities online. Tools and services to hold online meetings may be eligible within your available budget and relevant budget lines.

We invite you to check this with your lead partner, your joint secretariat officers and most importantly with your first level controller.