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Detail of GEF Project #1479

GEF Project ID1479
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 Armenia
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2001-11-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-02-06
Project Completion Date2006-12-12
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyThe Department of Hazardous Substances and Wastes Management of the Ministry of Nature Protection
DescriptionThe objective of this Enabling Activities proposal is to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan (NIP) and thereby strengthen national capacity and enhance knowledge and understanding amongst decision-makers, managers, the industry, and the public at large on POPs. By achieving this objective the Republic of Armenia will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention on POPs and will be enabled to manage the elimination of POPs. Specifically, the project will:i.Allow the Republic of Armenia to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;ii.Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention;iii.Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general; andiv.Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject Closed December 2006
GEF Project Grant
481,500 USD
GEF Grant
481,500 USD
Project Cost
481,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
481,500 USD
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