Upcoming publication: Granting, allocating and monitoring the European Social Fund project funding in the 2014–2020 programming period

During the EU Structural Funds programming period 2014–2020, Finland will use more than EUR 2 billion of national and EU funding for regional development, reduction of employment, and prevention of social exclusion. The audit will assess the allocation and results of the subsidies granted by the European Social Fund. The audit evidence used includes unique register data compiled for the audit and extensive qualitative data from interviews of public authorities. The results of the audit can be utilized in the planning and implementation of the upcoming Structural Funds programming period 2021–2027.