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Detail of GEF Project #1652

GEF Project ID1652
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling activities to facilitate early action on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Lao People’s Democratic Republic
CountryLao PDR
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2002-04-19
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-06-20
Project Completion Date2007-09-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyEnvironment Research Institute, State Technology and Environment Agency
DescriptionThe objective of this enabling activities proposal is to strengthen national capacity and 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 Lao PDR will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and will be enabled to manage the elimination of POPs. Specifically, the project will: (i)Allow Lao PDR to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention; (ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Lao PDR; (iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and chemicals management capacity in general; (iv)Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject completed.
GEF Project Grant
497,850 USD
GEF Grant
497,850 USD
Project Cost
497,850 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
497,850 USD
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