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Building the Capacity of the Russian Federation to Implement the Stockholm Convention on POPs and Develop a National Implementation Plan

Project Summary

This project is designed to build the capacity of the Russian Federation to develop and implement its National Implementation Plan (NIP). In consideration of the scale of the country, and the diversity and complexity of POPs problems, the Russian Federation has opted to develop its NIP via the GEF full project cycle. This proposal was developed through widespread expert consultation facilitated by a PDF-A grant. It proposes further development under a PDF-B grant in order to develop a Full-Sized project that will have as its principal objectives the development of the NIP and capacity building at Federal and region levels in order to implement priority actions.

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
Center for International Projects
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
375,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,443,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,635,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
181,800 USD
Total Cost 3,453,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
03 Sep 2009