External auditors (2 teams) for the financial statements provided to the Commission in the final project report will be conducted concerning the Greek and the Italian partners. The aim of the audit is to verify that the national legislation and accounting rules are followed and to verify that the expenditure incurred by each beneficiary is in line with the LIFE+ Common Provisions. The external audit will take place at the end of the project. An independent auditor will be nominated by the coordinating beneficiary and will verify the financial statements of all Greek beneficiaries while the same will be applied for the Italian partners (UNIVR). The auditors’ reports will be submitted to the European Commission attached to the Final Report.