Infrastructure and Environment

The country’s water resources and wealth of biodi­versity are considered a major factor in its develop­ment. With Switzerland’s support, the institutions and organisations in selected municipalities can bet­ter protect the environment and mitigate the impact of climate change. By investing in infrastructure and capacity building in public services, Switzerland is helping to raise the quality of service in water supply and in waste and wastewater management.

Two workers with measuring instruments in Hungary

CHF 458 million of the enlargement contribution is used for around 80 environmental protection projects. This includes projects for supporting public transport, drinking water supplies, waste water treatment, energy efficient construction, use of renewable energies and biodiversity.

The Swiss contribution