End of Action
The closing phase of the Action is very important and it should be carefully managed to ensure a smooth closure of the Action.
The Action must be completed by the end of the implementation period and, as a rule, in order to be eligible, the related costs must be incurred during the eligibility period.
However, the costs related to the following specific closure activities, shall be deemed eligible, even if incurred after the eligibility period of the Action. These activities are:
- The post distribution monitoring
- The final evaluation or audit of the Action
- The preparation of the Final Reports
If the partner is facing some problems at this stage, such as activities not completed or delayed, goods to be distributed, possible delays in the preparation and submission of the final reports, he should immediately contact ECHO for damage control.