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Detail of GEF Project #1449

GEF Project ID1449
UNDP PMIS ID2314
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameInitial Assistance to the Philippines to Meet its Obligations Under the Stockholm Convention on POPs
CountryPhilippines
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2001-10-22
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-02-27
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BUREAU
DescriptionThe Philippines is one of the early signatories to the “Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The objective of the project is to create sustainable capacity and ownership in the Philippines to meet their obligations under the Stockholm Convention, including initial preparation of a POPs National Implementation Plan, and broader issues of chemicals safety and management as articulated in Chapter 19 of Agenda 21. The Implementation Plan describes how the Philippines will meet its obligations under the Convention to phase-out POPs sources and remediate POPs contaminated sites in the country.
GEF Project Grant
500,000 USD
GEF Grant
500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
82,000 USD
Project Cost
582,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
82,000 USD
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