WORKING WITH DG ECHO AS A UN AGENCY
Yes, the cost may be eligible if it is part of the overall budget of the Action presented in the Financial Statement at the latest with the Final Report. However, this does not mean that all individual costs must be visible in the Financial Statement, it suffices that they are covered within a given cost category. The final check of whether a cost was covered by the budget of the Action can only be done through an audit.
All the changes touching one of the mandatory information to be provided for cash transfers and value-based vouchers require a mutual consent procedure.
Yes. Since article 8.2 h) of the General Conditions recognise as eligible “only the portion of the costs (of field offices) which corresponds to the rate of the actual use of the infrastructure for the purposes of the Action”.
If the Partner wants to apply a simplified cost allocation method, it needs to request a specific derogation in section 11 of the Single Form for all new proposals (in case, a Modification Request can be submitted for ongoing Actions).