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Detail of GEF Project #1640

GEF Project ID1640
IBRD PO ID78505
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling activities related to the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Moldova
CountryMoldova
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2002-04-25
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-07-09
Project Completion Date2004-07-18
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Ecology
DescriptionThe overall project objective is to develop a National Implementation Plan (NIP) and provide supporting capacity strengthening such that the Republic of Moldova can effectively protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants and can fully comply with its obligations under the Stockholm Convention: Within this overall objective the following specific objectives have been identified. Developing of a participatory process for identifying POPs related environmental and health problems and formulating a National Implementation Plan (NIP) and thereby strengthen national capacity and enhance knowledge and understanding achieve a high level of awareness amongst decision-makers, managers, industry, and the public at large on POPs. Strengthen national institutional and technical capacity as required to undertake implementation of the NIP, meet Convention compliance and reporting obligations, and participate fully as a Party to the Stockholm Convention. Obtain timely ratification of the Stockholm Convention based on a full understanding of and commitment to meeting national obligations under it.
Implementation StatusThis activity has led to the identification of, and approval by GEF, a new project "Sustainable POPs Stockpiles Management Project". All project activities have been completed and the Completion Report was deliver in May 2005. EA completion report dated 12/08/2004 was delivered to ENVGC on 05/26/2005.
GEF Project Grant
411,500 USD
GEF Grant
411,500 USD
Cofinancing Total
25,000 USD
Project Cost
436,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
411,500 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
25,000 USD
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