Enabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Macedonia

Project Summary

The objective of this enabling activities proposal is to strengthen national capacity and the enhance knowledge and understanding amongst decision-makers, managers, the industry, NGOs and the public at large on POPs to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan (NIP). By achieving this objective Macedonia will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and will be enabled to manage the elimination of POPs. Specifically, the project will:(i)Allow Mecedonia to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;(ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Macedonia;(iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPS and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general;(iv)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 Physical Planning
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
497,000 USD
Co-financing Total
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 497,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Oct 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Nov 2001
Project closed