The National Youth Agency informs that all Erasmus+ activities: Youth and ESC that take place in ITALY, and in particular in the Regions (so far: Lombardia, Veneto, Trentino Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Emilia Romagna, Campania, Calabria) where the ordinances are in force concerning “Urgent measures for the containment and management of the epidemiological emergency from COVID -2019 “, can be definitively canceled, postponed and/or subsequently rescheduled, due to force majeure, in order to protect the health of Italian and foreign participants and avoid the spread of COVID-19.
All organizations involved (whether they are direct beneficiaries or project partners) in mobility activities within Erasmus +: Youth and ESC in the national territory are required to comply fully with the ordinances ordered by the Ministry of Health and the Region Presidents. The organizations are required to liaise with the competent local and health authorities and are invited to inform the National Youth Agency of the decisions taken.
There will be the opportunity to ask the Italian National Agency for a refund of the costs of the activities and mobilities that will be canceled due to this situation. The Agency has not yet communicated on how to proceed with the request, or whether the lump-sum or only the actual expenditures will be refunded.