EFTA/UNECE Workshop on Financial Accounts - Funding request

Eligible criteria


Participants from the EFTA Partner Countries, Western Balkans and Turkey are eligible for funding requests.


- EFTA Partner Countries

Participants from the following countries are eligible to apply for funds : Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

The participation costs of two representatives per country, one from the National Statistical Institute and one from the National Central Bank, will be financed by EFTA through the Technical Cooperation Funding Programme and UNECE. Accomodation and per diems will be provided by EFTA while airline tickets will be provided by UNECE.


Application procedure

Applicants can submit their request sending and email to elena.friso@ext.ec.europa.eu and evita.sisene@un.org including ALL the following documents:

1. Official nomination letter signed by the Director or Chief of your institute to the attention of Mr Michel A. DI PIETRO, Director of the EFTA Statistical Office, and Ms Lidia BRATANOVA, Director of the Statistics Division - UNECE

2. The funding request form duly filled - Download

3. Copy of the passport

4. Please complete also the online registration here: https://forms.office.com/r/t2ZRCP2Pkt

Deadline for submitting funding request is Monday, 19 September 2022, 5pm CEST. Requests received after this time will not be considered.

EFTA and UNECE reserve the right to select the participants based on the motivations and pertinence with their job position. 

When submitting the request, please indicate whether an official invitation letter for visa purposes is requested.


- Western Balkans and Turkey

Application procedure

Please check with your International Cooperation Department whether this meeting fulfils the necessary conditions. The cost for participation in this workshop may be supported by a Multi-Beneficiary Statistical Cooperation Programme.

Please complete also the online registration here: https://forms.office.com/r/t2ZRCP2Pkt



Should you require an official invitation letter for visa purposes, please send an email to Ms Elena Friso at elena.friso@ext.ec.europa.eu . 

Official invitation letters will be provided after all the requested documents have been submitted and participants received an official confirmation.


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