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ARCTIC GEF-Russian Federation Partnership on Sustainable Environmental Management in the Arctic under a Rapidly Changing Climate (Arctic Agenda 2020)

Project Summary

to adopt and implement governance reforms for sustainable development of the Arctic in the Russian Federation. The programme will take an approach to achieve multiple global environmental benefits through such reforms and a series of demonstration projects, such as addressing resource issues associated with transboundary large marine ecosystems, energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy development, protected areas and introduction of integrated river basin management for water management and biodiversity conservation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
500,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
233,092 USD
Co-financing Total
GEF Agency Fees
20,980 USD
Total Cost 733,092.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
18 Mar 2019