Enabling activities to facilitate early action on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Project Summary

The objective of this enabling activities proposal is to strengthen national capacity and 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 Lao PDR will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and will be enabled to manage the elimination of POPs. Specifically, the project will:(i)Allow Lao PDR to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;(ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Lao PDR;(iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and chemicals management capacity in general;(iv)Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
1652
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Status
Project Approved
Country
Lao PDR
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Environment Research Institute, State Technology and Environment Agency
GEF Project Manager
Laurent Granier |

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
497,850 USD
Co-financing Total
0 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 497,850.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 Mar 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Apr 2002
Project closed