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Strengthening of National Initiatives and Enhancement of Regional Cooperation for the Environmentally Sound Management of POPs in Waste of Electronic or Electrical Equipment (WEEE) in Latin-American Countries

Project Summary

To strengthen national initiatives and enhance regional cooperation for the environmentally sound management of POPs in Waste of Electronic or Electrical Equipment (WEEE) in Latin-American Countries

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Secretary of Environment andSustainable Development in theArgentine Republic, the Ministryof Environment and Water of thePlurinational State of Bolivia, theMinistry of Environment of theRepublic of Chile, the Ministry ofHealth of the Republic of CostaRica, the Ministry of Environmentof the Republic of Ecuador, theMinistry of Environment andNatural Resources of the Republicof El Salvador, the Ministry ofEnvironment and NaturalResources of the Republic ofGuatemala, the Secretariat ofNatural Resources andEnvironment (SERNA) of theRepublic of Honduras, theMinistry of Environment andNatural Resources (MARENA) ofthe Republic of Nicaragua, theMinistry of Health of the Republic of Panam√°, the Ministryof Environment of the Republic ofPeru; the Ministry of Housing,Land Planning and Environmentof the Eastern Republic ofUruguay, and the Ministry ofPeople's Power for Ecosocialismand Water of the BolivarianRepublic of Venezuela and others(Annex Q)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
71,411,312 USD
GEF Agency Fees
902,500 USD
Total Cost 81,111,312.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Aug 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Feb 2014
Concept Approved
03 Mar 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Mar 2017
Project closed