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Detail of GEF Project #1931

GEF Project ID1931
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for the Kingdom of Tonga
CountryTonga
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2002-11-22
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-02-28
Project Completion Date2005-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyDepartment of Environment
DescriptionWithin the overall objective of the Stockholm Convention, which is to protect human health and the environment from POPs, the project will: i. Prepare the groundwork for ratification and implementation of the Convention in Tonga; ii .Assist Tonga in meeting its reporting and other obligations under the Convention; and iii. Strengthen Tonga’s national capacity to manage POPs and chemicals generally.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
386,000 USD
GEF Grant
386,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
15,000 USD
Project Cost
401,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
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