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Description: The primary aim is to bring the Ukrainian waste management system closer to EU practices. The overall objective of the action is to increase effectiveness of waste management system in Ukraine with the aim to decrease negative impact of waste on the environment. specific objectives are to strengthen the role and capacity of civil society to influence decision-making processes; strengthen the capacity of environmental authorities to perform effective control over waste management; increase competence of self-governance authorities regarding their obligations in the field of waste management; increase transparency and effectiveness of the system of waste management in Ukraine through adoption of the best European practices; promote Ukraine’s ratification and implementation of Minamata Convention; improve legislative regulation of waste management in Ukraine in compliance with European standards; raise awareness of Ukrainian citizens of efficient and environmentally friendly practices of waste management and make social pressure to promote reforms in the field of waste management.
Location: Ukraine, based in Lviv
Implementing organisations: International Charitable organisation "Environment-People-Law"; NGO "Environmental initiatives"
Duration: from 06/2016 to 06/2019
EU Contribution: € 443,777 (90 % of total)