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Detail of GEF Project #1488

GEF Project ID1488
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEA to facilitate early action on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Republic of Guatemala
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2002-04-19
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-07-05
Project StatusIA Approved
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources
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 Guatemala will be prepared and enabled to meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. Specifically, the project will: i.Allow the Republic of Guatemala 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; and iv.Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject is on-going.
GEF Project Grant
495,200 USD
GEF Grant
495,200 USD
Project Cost
495,200 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
495,200 USD
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