Initial Assistance to the Philippines to Meet its Obligations Under the Stockholm Convention on POPs

Project Summary

The Philippines is one of the early signatories to the “Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).The objective of the project is to create sustainable capacity and ownership in the Philippines to meet their obligations under the Stockholm Convention, including initial preparation of a POPs National Implementation Plan, and broader issues of chemicals safety and management as articulated in Chapter 19 of Agenda 21. The Implementation Plan describes how the Philippines will meet its obligations under the Convention to phase-out POPs sources and remediate POPs contaminated sites in the country.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
1449
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Status
Project Approved
Country
Philippines
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BUREAU
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:
2002

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
82,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 582,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Aug 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Oct 2001
Project closed