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Osh/Jalalabad Water Rehabilitation Project

01.09.2009 - 31.12.2018

The basic objectives are to restore an uninterrupted supply of quality water to 260'000 people in Osh and 75'000 people in Jalal-Abad as well as to strengthen the capacity of the publicly owned water companies in technical, organizational and financial aspects. The project is co-financed with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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Swiss IMF Technical Assistance Subaccount, LoU East

01.08.2009 - 31.12.2015

Under the Letter of Understanding (LoU) East, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) is financing through a dedicated Trust Fund ('the Subaccount') Technical Assistance (TA) implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Southeastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Bishkek Water Supply Project

05.07.2009 - 31.12.2016

The Bishkek Water Company (BVK) provides potable water for domestic, commercial and public sector customers and collects and treats wastewater. BVK serves about 950,000 people and 5,500 institutional customers, including companies in the city and surrounding villages. Most of their infrastructure is outdated. Water losses are estimated at 25% of water supplied to network. BVK has limited capacity to carry out a rehabilitation programme on a larger scale.

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Enhancement of regional competitiveness through Corporate Social Responsibility measures

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01.06.2009 - 28.02.2017

Recent research has shown a strong link between national Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) factors and the level of innovativeness in a country. In Poland the CSR concept is relatively new and has not been incorporated in the enterprises’ development policy yet. The project aims at improving the awareness and know-how in the field of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. Through pilot projects, support will be given to approximately 90 small and medium-sized enterprises taking concrete measures such as improving social labour standards, fighting corruption, protecting the environment and making greater use of renewable energy sources.

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International Monetary Fund Regional Technical Assistance Centres, phase III

01.05.2009 - 30.04.2018

The overall objective of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Regional Technical Assistance Centers (RTACs) in Africa is to facilitate the implementation of the long-term development objectives of beneficiaries as articulated in their development and poverty reduction strategies in core areas of the IMF's expertise through building institutional and human capacity in public financial management, revenue mobilization, monetary and financial systems and statistics.

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National Capital Fund

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01.05.2009 - 31.12.2016

Small and medium enterprises (SME) in Poland face great difficulties in accessing external long-term finance. The National Capital Fund (Polish: Krajowy Fundusz Kapitalowy – ‘KFK’) is a fund-of-funds which provides venture capital for innovative and R&D oriented SME, particularly in four structurally-weak provinces in the southwest of Poland.

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Reduction of the vulnerability of agriculture supply chains and farmers

01.03.2009 - 31.12.2016

Since 2002 SECO and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs have provided support through a Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) to the Agriculture Risk Management Team (ARMT) of the World Bank to carry out a program of work focused on promoting the application of market-based measures to manage selected risks in developing country agriculture. The current phase of this program started in 2010 and has been prolonged until end 2016 for a total initial budget of USD 5’000’000.- including a SECO contribution of USD 3’800’000.-

Financial Reporting Technical Assistance Project

01.02.2009 - 31.12.2015

Despite major reforms by the new EU Member States to their legal
and regulatory frameworks governing corporate sector accounting
and auditing, there is a substantial unfinished institutional
development agenda in the field of financial reporting. The
Financial Reporting Technical Assistance Program provides support
to five national administrations (in Estonia as well as the Czech
Republic, Poland, Latvia, Slovenia) which face capacity
constraints and challenges in fully implementing – both in law
and in practice – the very demanding obligations imposed by the
rapidly-evolving acquis communautaire in this field.

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Project Preparation Facility (PPF)

23.01.2009 - 14.04.2012

The Swiss Contribution to enlargement aims to finance a broad variety of projects. The PPF provided the necessary financial assistance to enable Executing Agencies to submit high quality project proposals. This was especially important in the case of complex projects.

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Project Preparation Facility (PPF)

21.01.2009 - 14.04.2012

The Swiss Contribution to enlargement aims to finance a broad variety of projects. The PPF provided the necessary financial assistance to enable Executing Agencies to submit high qualityproject proposals. This was especially  important in the case of complex projects.

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Competition Policy South-Central America

01.01.2009 - 31.12.2012

COMPAL is a capacity-building programme promoting sustainable competition and consumer protection systems in Latin America. It is implemented by UNCTAD with the support of Switzerland. COMPAL II is the second phase of the programme. It will focus on deepening the achievements of the first phase and will introduce a stronger regional focus in view of exchange of expertise.

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