Environment Expertise Fund

Projekt abgeschlossen
Pravčická brána, Bohemian Switzerland
The Environment Expertise Fund supports small projects in the field of nature conservations and landscape protection, environment protection, climate and air protection, economic and environmental policy. © Czech Tourism © Czech Tourism

The Environment Expertise Fund aims at supporting sub-projects (size: CHF 30'000 to CHF 200'000) related to (1) Enhancing planning capacities of the public administration in selected environmental areas, (2) Increasing experience and knowledge of Czech and Swiss organisations active in environmental issues and (3) Using new methods in promoting environmental protection and sustainable development. The Project will improve professional qualifications of workers employed with environmental protection and sustainable development issues and increased public awareness for these topics.

Land/Region Thema Periode Budget
Tschechische Republik
Umwelt schützen
Biodiversität
01.01.2011 - 31.12.2016
CHF 2'000'000
Hintergrund

The Environment Expertise Fund supports activities complementary to other EU or EEA/Norwegian funded projects. There is no Czech subsidy mechanism in the field of environment that would enable to finance small projects aiming at specific and relevant approaches to environmental protection and sustainable development.

Ziele

The Environment Expertise Fund aims at supporting sub-projects (size: CHF 30'000 to CHF 200'000) related to

  • Enhancing planning capacities of the public administration in selected environmental areas,
  • Increasing experience and knowledge of Czech and Swiss organisations active in environmental issues and
  • Using new methods in promoting environmental protection and sustainable development.
Zielgruppen

The direct beneficiaries will be the selected sub-project applicants (e.g. NGOs, research institutions, regions, municipalities) and the broader regional public (municipalities/regions).

Aktivitäten

The main activities of the Ministry of Environment will be to

  • Increase public awareness for environmental protection and sustainable development issues the latter topics.
  • Evaluate and select sub-projects
  • Monitor sub-projects
Resultate

Erreichte Resultate:  

  • Improved qualifications of professional in the fields of environmental protection and sustainable development.
  • Increased public awareness for environmental protection and sustainable development.
  • 33 sub-projects completed.


Erwartete Resultate:  

  • 28 completed sub-projects


Verantwortliche Direktion/Bundesamt SECO
Kreditbereich Schweizer Beitrag an die erweiterte EU
Projektpartner Vertragspartner
  • Czech Ministry of Finance

Umsetzungspartner
Czech Ministry of Environment

Budget Laufende Phase Schweizer Beitrag CHF   2'000'000 Bereits ausgegebenes Schweizer Budget CHF   1'999'999
Projektphasen

Phase 1 01.01.2011 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)