EA to facilitate early action on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Republic of Guatemala

Project Summary

The 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; andiv.Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
495,200 USD
Co-financing Total
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 495,200.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Oct 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Apr 2002
Project closed
31 Dec 2009