Enabling activities related to the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Moldova

Project Summary

The overall project objective is to develop a National Implementation Plan (NIP) and provide supporting capacity strengthening such that the Republic of Moldova can effectively protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants and can fully comply with its obligations under the Stockholm Convention: Within this overall objective the following specific objectives have been identified. Developing of a participatory process for identifying POPs related environmental and health problems and formulating a National Implementation Plan (NIP) and thereby strengthen national capacity and enhance knowledge and understanding achieve a high level of awareness amongst decision-makers, managers, industry, and the public at large on POPs. Strengthen national institutional and technical capacity as required to undertake implementation of the NIP, meet Convention compliance and reporting obligations, and participate fully as a Party to the Stockholm Convention. Obtain timely ratification of the Stockholm Convention based on a full understanding of and commitment to meeting national obligations under it.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Ecology
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
411,500 USD
Co-financing Total
25,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 436,500.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Feb 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
25 Apr 2002
Project closed
18 Jul 2004