Initial Assistance to the Union of the Comoros for Enabling Activities to Implement the Stockholm Convention on POPs

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to create sustainable capacity and facilitate a country-driven approach to enable the three autonomous islands making up the Union of the Comoros to meet their obligations under the Stockholm Convention, including initial preparation of a POPs Implementation Plan, and addressing broader chemicals safety and management issues as articulated in Chapter 19 of Agenda 21. The Implementation Plan describes how the Union of the Comoros will meet its obligations under the Convention to phase-out POPs sources and manage POPs contaminated sites in the country in an environmentally sound manner.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Environment Directorate with technical assistance UNITAR
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
390,000 USD
Co-financing Total
35,600 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 425,600.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 Jul 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Jul 2003
Project closed