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Detail of GEF Project #1518

GEF Project ID1518
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Macedonia
CountryMacedonia
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2001-11-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-02-06
Project Completion Date2006-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Physical Planning
DescriptionThe objective of this enabling activities proposal is to strengthen national capacity and the enhance knowledge and understanding amongst decision-makers, managers, the industry, NGOs and the public at large on POPs to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan (NIP). By achieving this objective Macedonia will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and will be enabled to manage the elimination of POPs. Specifically, the project will:(i)Allow Mecedonia to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;(ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Macedonia;(iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPS and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general;(iv)Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject Completed December 2006
GEF Project Grant
497,000 USD
GEF Grant
497,000 USD
Project Cost
497,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
497,000 USD
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