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Sustainable urban development in South Africa makes for a better economic climate

A group of people sit at a table with a model of a city made out of coloured building blocks. One man has a microphone and is ex-plaining something about the model.

01.08.2015 - 31.07.2019

SECO supports the ongoing World Bank Advisory services to the South African government’s City Support Program (CSP). The World Bank provides to the CSP technical assistance and capacity building which aims to support eight metropolitan municipalities (metros) in South Africa.

Country/region Period Budget
South Africa

01.08.2015 - 31.07.2019


CHF 10'300'000



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Access to long term funding for municipal infrastructure projects

Water rushing down a penstock.

01.01.2013 - 31.10.2016

Local infrastructure across the Western Balkans suffers from a significant backlog of investments The Municipal Infrastructure Development Fund is an innovative financing vehicle dedicated to support municipal infrastructure projects by providing the long term funding and sustainability in municipal services.

Country/region Period Budget
Albania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Macedonia
Serbia
Kosovo

01.01.2013 - 31.10.2016


CHF 7'000'000



Project completed

Construction of a trolley bus line in Ostrava

Billboard on construction site

05.09.2012 - 28.02.2017

In Ostrava, Switzerland is supporting the construction of a three-kilometre trolley bus line and five bus stops suitable for disabled passengers. This will result in better connections into the city centre and a reduction in the high levels of air pollution.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Czech Republic
Protecting the environment
Public Transport

05.09.2012 - 28.02.2017


CHF 3'025'674



Project completed

Wastewater treatment in Dlhé nad Cirochou

Old sewer system in Dlhe n. Cirochou

14.06.2012 - 31.07.2016

Only around 65% of the population of Slovakia live in houses connected to a sewer network. Switzerland has supported the municipality of Dlhé nad Cirochou with the construction of a 6.9 kilometre sewer network. This will give more than 1,100 inhabitants access to the municipality’s wastewater system. In addition, the wastewater treatment system will be expanded, allowing wastewater to be treated for a further 1,400 residents.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Slovakia
Protecting the environment
Wastewater treatment

14.06.2012 - 31.07.2016


CHF 2'798'203



Project completed

Environmental monitoring in Estonia

Researchers lower a side-scan sonar into the sea.

01.12.2011 - 30.06.2016

Switzerland has equipped Estonian laboratories and monitoring stations with modern devices and financed the training of personnel.  This has given Estonia comprehensive, reliable environmental data on water, air, radioactivity and natural disasters.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Estonia
Protecting the environment
Environmental monitoring

01.12.2011 - 30.06.2016


CHF 8'500'000



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Asbestos disposal in the Voivodship Lublin

Renewal of roofs containing asbestos

15.12.2009 - 31.12.2016

In the past, asbestos was greatly appreciated as a building material until it was realised that asbestos dust posed a serious health risk. Switzerland is helping Poland to introduce a system for the monitoring and disposal of asbestos in the Voivodship Lublin. It will also remove rubbish containing asbestos from illegal dumps and will renew the roofs of 32'000 houses. 

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Poland
Protecting the environment
Waste disposal

15.12.2009 - 31.12.2016


CHF 13'215'785



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Promotion of renewable energy in Primorska

Schüler mit Eco-Modellhaus

01.10.2009 - 31.08.2015

Up to now, "green energy" in Slovenia has been almost exclusively derived from hydroelectric power plants, but that is set to change. Switzerland has been supporting a project in Slovenia that promotes other sources of renewable energy: a noise barrier along a motorway has been equipped with solar panels and 29 public buildings that were previously heated with oil have been converted to biomass heating, 12 of which have also been made energy efficient.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Slovenia
Protecting the environment
Energy efficiency and renewable energy

01.10.2009 - 31.08.2015


CHF 3'680'000



Integrated Urban Development Ukraine II

01.11.2019 - 30.09.2023

SECO supports a project managed by the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) aiming at improving the conditions for implementing integrated urban development on national level and at preparing eight cities to the application of integrated urban development concepts in line with European good practice.


Sustainable Recycling Industries Phase II

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2023

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With the growth of the global economy and the digitalization of today's businesses and society, electrical and electronic equipment has become more affordable and in combination with short usage times of the devices Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE or e-waste) has become the fastest growing waste stream worldwide.

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UN Trade Cluster Myanmar

01.05.2018 - 30.04.2022

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The UN Trade Cluster country project Myanmar will be implemented in Shan State (Inle Lake area) by UNCTAD, ILO, UNIDO and ITC. The project provides for two outcomes in the area of horticulture supply and sustainable tourism development, while preparing the necessary conditions for selected value chains linking both sectors (backward linkages).

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Financial Sector Reform and Strengthening, Phase IV

01.01.2018 - 31.12.2022

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The overall objective of the Financial Sector Reform and Strengthening Initiative (FIRST) is to strengthen financial systems in low and middle-income countries and thus contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction.

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Wastewater Collection and Treatment in Zenica

30.11.2017 - 30.05.2022

The project, co-financed with the German Development Bank (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, KfW) entails the construction of a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and necessary measures for the municipal wastewater network. Additionally, activities for Corporate Development of the public utility and minor urban development measures are planned.

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