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Document 32004B0154

Statement of revenue and expenditure of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia for the financial year 2004

OJ L 62, 27.2.2004, p. 233–281 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2004

32004B0154

Statement of revenue and expenditure of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia for the financial year 2004

Official Journal L 062 , 27/02/2004 P. 0233 - 0281


Statement of revenue and expenditure of the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia for the financial year 2004

(2004/154/EC)

STATEMENT OF REVENUE

Summary

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TITLE 2

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY SUBSIDY

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CHAPTER 2 0 - EUROPEAN COMMUNITY SUBSIDY

CHAPTER 2 0 - EUROPEAN COMMUNITY SUBSIDY

2 0 0

2 0 0 0 European Community subsidy

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TITLE 5

REVENUE FROM ADMINISTRATIVE CHAPTERS

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CHAPTER 5 2 - REVENUE FROM ADMINISTRATIVE CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 5 2 - REVENUE FROM ADMINISTRATIVE CHAPTERS

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5 2 0 0 Revenue from bank interest

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5 2 2 Revenue received on the Centre's accounts

5 2 2 0 Revenue from sales of publications

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Remarks

This item covers revenue from the sale of the Centre's publications whatever their form including copyright.

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MISCELLANEOUS REVENUE

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CHAPTER 9 0 - MISCELLANEOUS REVENUE

CHAPTER 9 0 - MISCELLANEOUS REVENUE

9 0 0 Miscellaneous revenue

9 0 0 0 Miscellaneous revenue

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Remarks

This appropriation covers miscellaneous revenue such as revenue available for reuse but not used.

EXPENDITURE

General summary of appropriations (2004 and 2003) and outturn (2002)

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STAFF

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CHAPTER 1 1 - STAFF IN ACTIVE EMPLOYMENT

CHAPTER 1 3 - MISSIONS AND DUTY TRAVEL

CHAPTER 1 4 - SOCIOMEDICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

CHAPTER 1 5 - MOBILITY, EXCHANGES OF CIVIL SERVANTS AND EXPERTS

CHAPTER 1 6 - SOCIAL WELFARE

CHAPTER 1 7 - ENTERTAINMENT AND REPRESENTATION

CHAPTER 1 1 - STAFF IN ACTIVE EMPLOYMENT

1 1 0 Staff holding a post provided for in the establishment plan

1 1 0 0 Basic salaries

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials and Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 62 and 66 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover basic salaries of temporary staff.

1 1 0 1 Family allowances

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 62, 67 and 68 thereof and section I of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the household, dependent child and education allowances for permanent officials and temporary staff.

1 1 0 2 Expatriation and foreign-residence allowances

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 62 and 69 thereof and Article 4 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the expatriation and foreign-residence allowances for permanent officials and temporary staff.

1 1 0 3 Secretarial allowances

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Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 4a of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the secretarial allowance paid to temporary staff in category C employed as shorthand-typists or typists, teleprinter operators, typesetters, executive secretaries or principal secretaries.

1 1 1 Other staff

1 1 1 0 Auxiliary staff

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Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities, and in particular Article 3 and Title III thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover the remuneration (including overtime) of, and the employer's social security contributions for, auxiliary staff.

1 1 1 2 Local staff

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Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities, and in particular Article 4 and Title IV thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover the remuneration (including overtime) and the employer's share of social security contributions for local staff.

1 1 2 Professional training of staff

1 1 2 0 Professional training of staff

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 24(3) thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover introduction courses for new recruits, staff development courses, retraining, courses on the use of modern techniques, seminars, information sessions on EU matters etc.

It also covers the purchase of equipment and documentation and the hiring of organising consultants.

1 1 3 Employer's social security contributions

1 1 3 0 Insurance against sickness

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 72 thereof.

Rules on sickness insurance for officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 23 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover the employer's contribution (3,4 % of the basic salary); the official's contribution is 1,7 % of the basic salary.

1 1 3 1 Insurance against accidents and occupational disease

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 73 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover the employer's contribution to insurance against accidents and occupational disease (0,77 % of the basic salary).

A further 2 % is added to the appropriations thus calculated (increasing the rate to 0,7854 %) to cover expenditure not covered by the insurance (Article 73 of the Staff Regulations).

1 1 3 2 Insurance against unemployment

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Remarks

Council Regulation (ECSC, EEC, Euratom) No 2799/85 of 27 September 1985 amending the Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities and the Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities (OJ L 265, 8.10.1985, p. 1).

This appropriation is intended to insure temporary staff against unemployment.

Rate applied: 0,8 % of basic salaries.

1 1 3 3 Constitution or maintenance of pension rights

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Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities, and in particular Article 42 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover payments by the Centre on behalf of temporary staff in order to constitute or maintain their pension rights in their country of origin.

1 1 4 Miscellaneous allowances and grants

1 1 4 0 Childbirth and death grants

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 70, 74 and 75 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover:

- the childbirth grant,

- in the event of the death of an official, payment of the deceased's full remuneration until the end of the third month after the month in which the death occurred and the cost of transporting the body to the official's place of origin.

1 1 4 1 Travel expenses for annual leave

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 8 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the flat-rate travel expenses for officials or temporary staff, their spouses and dependants, from their place of employment to their place of origin in accordance with the following conditions:

- once per calendar year if the distance by rail is greater than 50 kilometres and less than 725 kilometres,

- twice per calendar year if the distance by rail is at least 725 kilometres.

1 1 4 5 Special allowance for accounting officers and administrators of imprest accounts

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Financial Regulation of 21 December 1977 applicable to the general budget of the European Communities (OJ L 356, 31.12.1977, p. 1) as last amended by Regulation (EC, ECSC, Euratom) No 762/2001. (OJ L 111, 20.4.2001, p. 1), and in particular Article 75(4) thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover the special allowance granted to accounting officers, assistant accounting officers or administrators of advance funds.

1 1 4 9 Other allowances and repayments

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of the European Communities, and in particular Article 34 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover:

- compensation in the event of dismissal of a probationary official dismissed for manifest unsuitability,

- allowance on termination of contract by the Centre for Temporary agents.

1 1 5 Overtime

1 1 5 0 Overtime

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 56 thereof and Annex VI thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover flat-rate payments or hourly-rate payments for overtime worked by officials and auxiliary staff in categories C and D and local staff whom it has not been possible to compensate by free time under the normal arrangements.

1 1 7 Supplementary services

1 1 7 1 Freelance interpreters

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the payment of freelance interpreters hired by the Centre for non-routine conferences for which the Commission is unable to provide interpreting.

In addition to remuneration, this payment includes contributions to a life insurance scheme and insurance against sickness, accident and death, and reimbursement, for freelance translators whose business address is not at the place of employment, of travel expenses and payment of fixed travel allowances.

1 1 7 5 Interim services

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This appropriation is intended to cover:

- the employment of interim staff, particularly telephone operators, clerical and secretarial staff,

- reproduction and typing which is sent out because it cannot be handled by the Centre,

- the cost of computer typesetting for explanatory and supporting documents for the Centre's own requirements and for submission to the budgetary authority,

- the grant payable under the work experience training for children of staff members,

- the reimbursement of expenditure incurred by the Commission for administrative assistance given to the Centre.

1 1 7 8 External services

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure incurred by the Commission for administrative assistance given to the Centre, for example the computerised payroll service.

1 1 8 Miscellaneous expenditure on staff recruitment and transfer

1 1 8 0 Miscellaneous expenditure on staff recruitment

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 27 to 31 and 33 thereof and Annex III thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure arising from recruitment procedures, including:

- publication costs, travel costs and accident insurance for candidates called to examinations and interviews, costs directly linked to the promotion and organisation of group recruitment tests (hire of rooms, furniture, machines and miscellaneous equipment, fees for the preparation and correction of tests, etc.),

- pre-recruitment medical examinations.

1 1 8 1 Travel expenses

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 2 and 71 thereof and Article 7 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the travel expenses of staff (including members of their families) on entering or leaving the service.

1 1 8 2 Installation, resettlement and transfer allowances

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 5 and 6 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the installation allowances for staff obliged to change residence after taking up their appointment or when they definitively cease their duties and settle elsewhere.

1 1 8 3 Removal expenses

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 20 and 71 thereof and Article 9 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the removal costs of staff obliged to change residence after taking up their appointment or when transferred to a new place of work or when they definitively cease their duties and settle elsewhere.

1 1 8 4 Temporary daily subsistence allowances

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 20 and 71 thereof and Article 10 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover the daily subsistence allowances due to staff able to prove that they were obliged to change their place of residence after taking up their duties (including upon transfer).

1 1 9 Salary weightings

1 1 9 0 Salary weightings

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 64 and 65 thereof.

This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of weightings applied to the remuneration of officials and temporary staff and to overtime payments.

1 1 9 1 Provisional appropriation

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Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 65 thereof.

Financial Regulation of 21 December 1977 applicable to the general budget of the European Communities (OJ L 356, 31.12.1977, p. 1), as last amended by Regulation (EC, ECSC, Euratom) No 762/2001 (OJ L 111, 20.4.2001, p. 1).

Council Regulation (ECSC, EEC, Euratom) No 3830/91 of 19 December 1991 amending the Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities and the Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities in respect of detailed rules for adjusting the remuneration (OJ L 361, 31.12.1991, p. 1).

This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of any adjustments to remunerations approved by the Council during the financial year.

CHAPTER 1 3 - MISSIONS AND DUTY TRAVEL

1 3 0 Missions and duty travel expenses and other ancillary expenditure

1 3 0 0 Mission expenses, duty travel expenses and other ancillary expenditure

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Articles 11 to 13 of Annex VII thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure on travel expenses, the payment of daily mission allowances and ancillary or exceptional expenses incurred in carrying out missions, including off-site meetings, by Centre staff covered by the Staff Regulations and by national or international experts or officials seconded to the Centre.

CHAPTER 1 4 - SOCIOMEDICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

1 4 0 Restaurants and canteens

1 4 0 0 Restaurants and canteens

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of running restaurants, cafeterias and canteens, including maintenance facilities.

It is intended to cover also routine expenditure on replacement of existing equipment and purchase of new equipment which is not suitable for inclusion in current expenditure, and the cost of consultancy fees.

1 4 1 Medical service

1 4 1 0 Medical service

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Remarks

Staff Regulations of officials of the European Communities, and in particular Article 59 thereof and Article 8 of Annex II thereto.

This appropriation is intended to cover, apart from doctors' fees the cost of check-ups (special examination analyses, etc.), consumables (dressings, medicines, etc.), special equipment and fittings and the administrative costs of the Invalidity Committee.

CHAPTER 1 5 - MOBILITY, EXCHANGES OF CIVIL SERVANTS AND EXPERTS

1 5 2 Mobility, exchanges of civil cervants and experts

1 5 2 0 Staff exchanges

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure relating to secondment or temporary assignment in the Centre of officials or other agents of national administrations, for a limited period, with a view to intensify exchange of expertise.

1 5 2 1 Centre officials seconded outside

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure relating to the secondment or temporary assignment of Centre officials to national or international departments.

CHAPTER 1 6 - SOCIAL WELFARE

1 6 0 Special assistance grants

1 6 0 0 Special assistance grants

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover assistance in the form of cash which may be granted to an official, former official or survivors of a deceased official who find themselves in difficult circumstances.

1 6 1 Social contacts between staff

1 6 1 0 Social contacts between staff

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover part of the costs of the recreation centre, cultural activities, subsidies to staff clubs, the management of, and extra equipment for sports centres, as well as projects to promote social contact between staff of different nationalities.

1 6 2 Other welfare expenditure

1 6 2 0 Other welfare expenditure

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover assistance for families, new arrivals, legal aid, grants for children's associations, the grant to the secretariat of the parents' association.

1 6 3 Early childhood centres and creches

1 6 3 0 Early childhood centres and creches

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the Centre's share of the cost of childcare for Centre staff in nurseries not administered by the Commission.

1 6 4 Additional aid for disabled persons

1 6 4 0 Additional aid for disabled persons

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This appropriation is to enable reimbursement to disabled officials in active employment, spouses and dependent children, after national entitlements have been exhausted, of expenses (other than medical expenses) recognised as necessary, resulting from the disability and supported by documentary evidence.

CHAPTER 1 7 - ENTERTAINMENT AND REPRESENTATION

1 7 0 Entertainment and representation expenses

1 7 0 0 Entertainment and representation expenses

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure on the Centre's obligations in respect of entertainment and representation. This expenditure may be incurred by authorised staff individually in the fulfilment of their duties and as part of the Centre's activities.

TITLE 2

BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT AND MISCELLANEOUS OPERATING EXPENDITURE

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CHAPTER 2 0 - RENTAL OF BUILDINGS AND ASSOCIATED COSTS

CHAPTER 2 1 - DATA PROCESSING

CHAPTER 2 2 - MOVABLE PROPERTY AND ASSOCIATED COSTS

CHAPTER 2 3 - CURRENT ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENDITURE

CHAPTER 2 4 - POSTAGE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 2 5 - EXPENDITURE ON MEETINGS

CHAPTER 2 6 - STUDIES, SURVEYS, CONSULTATIONS

CHAPTER 2 0 - RENTAL OF BUILDINGS AND ASSOCIATED COSTS

2 0 0 Rental of buildings and associated costs

2 0 0 0 Rent

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This appropriation is intended to cover the payment of rents relating to occupied buildings or part of buildings and the renting of storerooms, garages, off-site storage and parking facilities.

2 0 1

2 0 1 0 Insurance

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This appropriation is intended to cover the payment of insurance premiums on the buildings or parts of buildings occupied by the Centre as well as for contents, civil liability and professional liability.

2 0 2

2 0 2 0 Water, gas, electricity and heating

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This appropriation is intended to cover water, gas, electricity and heating costs.

2 0 3

2 0 3 0 Cleaning and maintenance

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover maintenance costs for premises, lifts, central heating, air-conditioning equipment, etc., the expenditure occasioned by regular cleaning operations, the purchase of maintenance, washing, laundry and dry-cleaning products, etc. and by repainting, repairs and supplies.

It also covers purchase, rental and maintenance of plants.

2 0 4

2 0 4 0 Fitting-out of premises

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This appropriation is intended to cover the fitting-out of buildings, e.g. alterations to partitioning, alterations to technical installations and other specialist work on locks, electrical equipment, plumbing, painting, floor coverings, etc.

It also covers the necessary equipment.

2 0 5

2 0 5 0 Security and surveillance of buildings

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This appropriation is intended to cover miscellaneous expenditure on buildings connected with security and safety, in particular contracts governing building surveillance, hire and replenishment of extinguishers, purchase and maintenance of fire-fighting equipment, replacement of equipment for officials and agents acting as voluntary firemen, as well as costs of carrying out statutory inspections.

2 0 6

2 0 6 0 Acquisition of immovable property

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This appropriation is intended to cover the possible purchase of a building as the Centre's seat.

2 0 9

2 0 9 0 Other expenditure on buildings

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover other routine expenditure not specifically provided for, for example administrative expenses other than services (water, gas, electricity), maintenance, municipal taxes and ancillary expenses.

CHAPTER 2 1 - DATA PROCESSING

2 1 0 Data processing

2 1 0 0 Data-processing equipment

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This appropriation is intended to cover the purchase or leasing of data-processing, software development and software/software package maintenance and data-processing consumables, etc.

2 1 0 1 Software development

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This appropriation is intended to cover costs for external expertise on operating data and systems.

2 1 0 2 Other external services for data processing

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure on external operating staff (operators, administrators, system engineers, etc.).

CHAPTER 2 2 - MOVABLE PROPERTY AND ASSOCIATED COSTS

2 2 0 Technical equipment and installations

2 2 0 0 New purchases of equipment and installations

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This appropriation is intended to cover initial provision of equipment for documentation storage, archiving and mail handling.

It also covers interpreting equipment and installations for handicapped people.

2 2 0 1 Replacement of equipment and installations

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The purchase of equipment and installations under this item is conditional upon the discarding, in accordance with established procedure, of the equipment and installations to be replaced.

2 2 0 2 Hire of equipment and installations

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This appropriation is intended to cover the hiring of fax machines, photocopiers and various technical installations.

2 2 0 3 Maintenance, use and repair

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of maintaining and repairing the equipment.

2 2 0 4 Automation and electronic office equipment

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This appropriation is intended to cover unforeseen costs associated with electronic office equipment.

2 2 1 Furniture

2 2 1 0 New purchases of furniture

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This appropriation is intended to cover the purchase of office furniture and specialised furniture, including ergonomic furniture, shelving for archives, etc.

2 2 1 1 Replacement of furniture

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This appropriation is intended to cover the replacement of furniture.

2 2 1 2 Hire of furniture

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This appropriation is intended to cover the hiring of furniture.

2 2 1 3 Maintenance, use and repair

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This appropriation is intended to cover furniture maintenance and repair costs.

2 2 3 Hire of vehicles

2 2 3 0 Hire of vehicles

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This appropriation is intended to cover the costs of hiring cars for short or long periods.

2 2 5 Documentation and library

2 2 5 0 Library stocks, purchase of books

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This appropriation is intended to cover the purchase of books, documents and other publications.

2 2 5 1 Library equipment

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This appropriation is intended to cover the acquisition of special equipment for libraries.

2 2 5 2 Subscriptions to newspapers and periodicals

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of subscriptions to newspapers and periodicals in line with the Centre's own needs.

2 2 5 4 Binding and upkeep of library books

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This appropriation is intended to cover binding and other costs essential for the upkeep of books and periodicals.

CHAPTER 2 3 - CURRENT ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENDITURE

2 3 0 Stationery and office supplies

2 3 0 0 Stationery and office supplies

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of purchasing paper, envelopes, office supplies, as well as supplies for reprographics and external printing.

2 3 2 Financial charges

2 3 2 0 Bank charges

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This appropriation is intended to cover bank charges and the cost of connecting to the interbank telecommunications network.

2 3 2 1 Exchange-rate losses

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This appropriation is intended to cover exchange-rate losses incurred by the Centre in the management of its budget, in so far as such losses cannot be offset against exchange-rate gains.

2 3 2 9 Other financial charges

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This appropriation is intended to cover financial charges which are not to be covered under Item 2 3 2 1.

2 3 3 Legal expenses

2 3 3 0 Legal expenses

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This appropriation is intended to cover preliminary legal costs and the services of lawyers or other experts.

2 3 4 Damages

2 3 4 0 Damages

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This appropriation is intended to cover damages and the cost of settling claims against the Centre (civil liability).

2 3 5 Other operating expenditure

2 3 5 0 Miscellaneous insurance

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This appropriation is intended to cover various types of insurance (multi-risk, civil liability, theft, computers and liability to payment of compensation by accounting officers and imprest administrators).

2 3 5 2 Miscellaneous internal meetings expenditure

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This appropriation is intended to cover costs connected with the organisation of internal meetings.

2 3 5 3 Departmental removals and associated handling

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This appropriation is intended to cover departmental removals and regrouping and handling costs (reception, storage, placing) in respect of equipment, furniture and office supplies.

2 3 5 4 Archiving documents

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of charges relating to the handling and retrieval of documents in off-site storage areas and storage costs.

CHAPTER 2 4 - POSTAGE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

2 4 0 Postage and telecommunications

2 4 0 0 Postage and delivery charges

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure on postal and delivery charges, including parcels sent by post.

2 4 1 Telecommunications

2 4 1 0 Telecommunications charges

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This appropriation is intended to cover fixed rental costs, the cost of calls and messages, maintenance fees, repairs and maintenance of equipment, subscription charges, the cost of communications (telephone, telex, telegraph, television, audio- and videoconferencing, including data transmission).

It also covers the purchase of directories.

2 4 1 1 Telecommunications equipment

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure on equipping buildings with telecommunications, notably purchase, hire, installation and maintenance of cabling.

It also covers the purchase of mobile telephones and ancillary equipment, as well as the cost of technical assistance.

CHAPTER 2 5 - EXPENDITURE ON MEETINGS

2 5 0 Expenditure on meetings

2 5 0 0 Meetings and notices

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This appropriation is intended to cover travel, subsistence, and incidental expenses of external experts invited for meetings not directly connected with the implementation of the Centre's work programme.

It also covers the corresponding expenditure resulting from organising these meetings where they are not covered by the infrastructure.

2 5 1 Actions with future European Community Member States

2 5 1 0 Actions with future European Community Member States

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This appropriation is intended to cover costs for meetings and activities with candidate countries.

2 5 5 Miscellaneous expenditure for meetings

2 5 5 0 Miscellaneous expenditure for meetings

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover expenses for conferences, seminars when not relating to the existing infrastructure of the Centre.

CHAPTER 2 6 - STUDIES, SURVEYS, CONSULTATIONS

2 6 0 Studies, surveys, consultations

2 6 0 0 Studies, surveys, consultations

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenditure for specialised studies contracted to experts or consultants when the Centre, with its staff, does not have the relevant expertise.

TITLE 3

OPERATING EXPENDITURE

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CHAPTER 3 1 - NETWORKS

CHAPTER 3 2 - RESEARCH AND STUDIES

CHAPTER 3 3 - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

CHAPTER 3 4 - RELATIONS WITH THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

CHAPTER 3 1 - NETWORKS

3 1 0 Networks

3 1 0 1 Collection and comparability of data

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenses dedicated to the activities on comparability of data collected by the Centre, i.e. the development of indicators, definitions and criteria.

3 1 0 2 RAXEN national focal points

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of data collection with the 15 national focal points of the RAXEN network, and the analysis to be conducted in the field. It also includes the rapid response tasks of the national focal points, the preparation and follow-up to their meetings, as well as evaluation of results.

3 1 0 3 International networks

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of the coordination of the Centre with thematic networks of scientists and experts at international level.

3 1 0 4 Studies

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of specialised studies on the development of the RAXEN network activities, where the Centre does not have internal staff expertise at its disposal.

3 1 1 Technicalities of RAXEN

3 1 1 0 Technicalities of RAXEN

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenses for technical equipment (hardware and software) necessary for giving access to the results and output of the RAXEN network.

CHAPTER 3 2 - RESEARCH AND STUDIES

3 2 0 Research and studies

3 2 0 1 Charter of political parties

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This item is intended to cover the activities of follow-up to and monitoring of the Charter of European Political Parties for a Non-racist Society.

3 2 0 2 Information on Article 13 of the Treaty on European Union

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This item is intended to cover initiatives whose purpose it is to support best practise in the implementation of EU legislation based on Article 13 of the Treaty y on European Union, in cooperation with the European Commission.

3 2 0 3 EU special requests

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This item is intended to cover activities undertaken by the Centre under special request of EU institutions.

3 2 0 4 Project for minorities

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of projects of the Centre in favour of minorities, in cooperation with EU or international organisations.

3 2 0 5 Intercultural competences

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This item is intended to cover expenses relating to initiatives for promoting intercultural developments.

3 2 0 6 Workshop on racial violence

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This item is intended to cover the cost of working sessions especially dedicated to the collection and analysis of facts and causes relating to racial violence.

3 2 0 7 Special projects

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This appropriation is intended to cover the costs relating to contracted studies for analysing racist phenomena in priority areas identified in the annual and multiannual work programmes of the Centre. It also includes expenses of workshops for preparatory actions and follow-up to previous initiatives.

3 2 1 Working groups

3 2 1 1 Working group key issues

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenses relating to the work of the special group established by the Centre to identify priority areas where a special attention of the European Communities is necessary, in cooperation with the other EU institutions and bodies.

CHAPTER 3 3 - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

3 3 1 Documentation

3 3 1 1 Setting up documentation

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This appropriation is intended to cover the costs of setting up and updating the documentation centre accessible to the public, according to the concept of virtual material available via the Internet and specialised networks.

3 3 1 2 Documentation equipment

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This item is intended to cover the costs of technical equipment for storage, liaising and management of the documentation material.

3 3 1 3 Books and subscriptions

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This appropriation is intended to cover the purchase of books and other non-periodic publications and the updating of existing volumes required by the Centre and its documentation department.

3 3 1 4 Newspapers and periodicals

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of subscriptions to newspapers, specialist periodicals, official journals, parliamentary papers, specialised statistics, various bulletins and online databases.

3 3 3 Annual report

3 3 3 0 Annual report

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This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of preparation, printing and distribution of the various versions of the annual report, including a summary, the Centre has to make available.

3 3 4 Round tables

3 3 4 1 European round tables

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This appropriation is intended to cover the costs of the organisation of the EU round table with representatives of the Member States, including travel and accommodation costs of participants.

3 3 4 2 Facilitation for round tables

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This appropriation is intended to cover expenses relating to the exchange and dissemination of information between the national round tables, including regular newsletter and electronic information.

3 3 4 3 Workshops for round tables

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This item is intended to cover expenses relating to special workshops with representatives of national round tables in connection with recommendations prepared by the Centre.

3 3 5 Publications and information

3 3 5 1 Publications

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the cost of preparing, editing and publishing, in whichever form, the activities reports and other publications of the Centre, except for the annual report and the bulletin Equal Voices, in accordance with decisions of the Board. It includes, for example, costs of paper, typing when necessary, copying or printing, reproduction of slides, photos, posters, distribution and mail costs, and other external activities and costs incurred in raising awareness of the Centre and its activities. It also includes design activities for the Centre and its Internet site.

3 3 5 2 Material for the media

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the costs of preparation, printing and distribution of the various versions of the quaterly bulletin of the Centre.

It also includes all material, in whichever form, the Centre has to deliver on request to the media, in accordance with the guidelines approved by the Board.

3 3 5 3 Other activities with the media

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Remarks

This item is intended to cover the costs of unexpected and non-programmed communication material, with a view for the Centre to contributing to public debates on specific issues.

3 3 6 Technicalities for communication

3 3 6 0 Technicalities for communication

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover expenses relating to the use of electronic lines for the web facilities.

CHAPTER 3 4 - RELATIONS WITH THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

3 4 0 Relations with the Board and Member States

3 4 0 1 Management Board meetings

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover travel, subsistence, and incidental expenses of members of the Management Board meetings and working parties.

It also covers the corresponding expenditure resulting from organising these meetings where they are not covered by the existing infrastructure.

3 4 0 2 Executive Board meetings

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover travel, subsistence, and incidental expenses of members of the Executive Board meetings and working parties.

It also covers the corresponding expenditure resulting from organising these meetings where they are not covered by the existing infrastructure.

3 4 0 3 Other meetings with Member States

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover travel, subsistence, and incidental expenses of the national liaison officers meetings and working parties.

It also covers the corresponding expenditure resulting from organising these meetings where they are not covered by the existing infrastructure.

3 4 1 Facilitation and support

3 4 1 1 Translation

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the costs of translations sent to the Translation Centre for the bodies of the European Union, for all texts directly connected with the implementation of the Centre's obligations and work programmes.

3 4 1 2 Interpretation

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Remarks

This appropriation is intended to cover the fees for the service of freelance interpreters and conference operators, including the reimbursement of services provided by the Commission interpreters, for all meetings connected to the implementation of the work programmes.

Establishment plan

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(1) EUR 200000 of the EU subsidy provided for Titles I and II is being held in reserve pending an examination by Parliament of an evaluation of the added value of the Centre's output.

The Centre has earmarked this amount, if and when it is made available, for use in Item 1 5 2 0 "Staff exchanges".

(2) EUR 200000 of the EU subsidy provided for Titles I and II is being held in reserve pending an examination by Parliament of an evaluation of the added value of the Centre's output.

The Centre has earmarked this amount, if and when it is made available, for use in Item 1 5 2 0 "Staff exchanges".

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