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Detail of GEF Project #806

GEF Project ID806
UNDP PMIS ID1268
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBuilding Environmental Citizenship to Support Transboundary Pollution Reduction in the Danube: A Pilot Project
CountryRegional
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program8
Approval Date2000-02-24
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-04-17
Project Completion Date2002-03-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyRegional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe
DescriptionThe project will be designed to help countries operationalize information access and public participation in a manner that advances the goals of reducing toxics and nutrients discharges to the Danube River Basin. As such, the activities conducted in Hungary and Slovenia will serve as a pilot for future efforts to operationalize public involvement in support of pollution reduction in the Danube in other countries in the Danube River basin.
Implementation StatusThe project was completed both operationally (2001) and financially (2003). The submission of the signed Terminal Project report remains outstanding. Following regional initiatives for its continuation in the South-Eastern European region, the implementing organizations of the project (i.e. REC, New York University-School of Law and Resources for the Future) .did already submit a project proposal for GEF funding. The second phase of the project will use experiences of the first phase, this time covering Bulgaria, Romania and some former Yugoslav countries.
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
832,995 USD
Project Cost
1,582,995 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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