Statement of Revenue and Expenditure for European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST) as at the End of the Financial Year 2005 (link)

March 6, 2006

Brussels, 03 Mar 2006

Full text of Document 201/1/06 Revision 01
Suite of documents 201/1/06

Subject: Statement of revenue and expenditure for European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST) as at the end of the financial year 20051

I. Balance available at the end of financial year 2004 504.498,41
(see doc. COST 201/05)

II. Revenue received during 2005

1. Contributions by COST Member States to 5th COST Fund2 113.894,00

2. Interest on the COST Fund 9.248,30 = + 123.142,30

III. General expenditure in 2005 Estimate3 Final

  • Meeting arrangements 60.000 41.072,83

  • Functional expenses of CSO Presidency 60.000 56.570,51

  • seconded national expert 30.000 -

  • Support Balkan countries4 23.560 1.501,64

  • CSO members' participation at TC meetings 20.000 -

  • Miscellaneous 20.000 23.447,95
    • Support to ECMWF History Book5 20.000,00
    • COST video 2.931,80
    • other 516,15
    • Total expenditure -213.560 -122.592,93
  • IV. Balance as at 31 December 2005 505.047,78

    V. Estimates for the financial year 2006

    1. Balance as at 1.1.2006 505.047,78

    2. Estimated revenue
    ­ interest on the COST Fund + 8.000

    3. Indicative expenditure
    ­ meeting arrangements 60.000
    ­ functional expenses of CSO Presidency 60.000
    ­ travel expenses of Chair of WG-DOR 10.700
    ­ indemnity seconded national expert 30.000
    ­ support to Balkan countries (see previous page, footnote 3) 22.000
    ­ support for CNCs in communication activities
    (e.g. national or regional COST days, participation at DC meetings) 20.000
    ­ miscellaneous 20.000 - 222.700

    4. Estimated balance at the end of the financial year 2006 = 291.347,78


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