Environment Expertise Fund

Projet terminé
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.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Tchèque, Républic
Protéger l’environnement
Biodiversité
01.01.2011 - 31.12.2016
CHF 2'000'000
Contexte

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.

Objectifs

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.
Groupes cibles

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

Activités

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
Résultats

Résultats obtenus:  

  • 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.


Principaux résultats attendus:  

  • 28 completed sub-projects


Direction/office fédéral responsable SECO
Crédit Contribution suisse à l'UE élargie
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
  • Czech Ministry of Finance

Partenaire de mise en œuvre
Czech Ministry of Environment

Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   2'000'000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   1'999'999
Phases du projet

Phase 1 01.01.2011 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)