The Pericles Programme funds exchanges, assistances and training for authorities, banks and others involved in combating euro-counterfeiting – both in the eurozone and in EU countries outside the eurozone.
The aim is better protection for euro banknotes and coins in Europe and worldwide – by ensuring anti-counterfeiting measures throughout the EU have equivalent effect while respecting distinct national traditions and by improving cooperation between authorities.
Meeting of euro anti-counterfeiting experts: “11th Euro South East Conference” organised by OLAF
OLAF gathered experts in the fight against euro counterfeiting in one of the most sensitive regions for this crime – the Balkans. Read more…
The technical, scientific and operational support provided by Pericles takes two forms:
Pericles primarily provides assistance to:
In previous years, Pericles has funded training seminars, workshops and conferences, staff exchanges, operational cross-border activities, scientific studies and the development of technical support tools and educational materials. For a complete list of the projects financed in previous years please follow the links below.
Applications must be introduced according to procedures described in the Call for proposal.