Water Management

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Ministry of Environment and Energy, Executive Authority of the Partnership Agreement, Environmental Sector
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Programme Summary


Improved environmental status in ecosystems and reduced adverse effects of pollution and other human activities

Programme summary

This Annex sets out the operational rules for the programme. The programme agreement is based on the MoU, the concept note, and comments made by the FMC. Commitments, statements and guarantees, explicit as well as implicit, made in the concept note, are binding for the National Focal Point and the Programme Operator unless otherwise explicitly stipulated in the annexes to this programme agreement.

The Programme Operator is the Ministry of Environment & Energy, “Executive Authority of the Partnership Agreement, Environmental Sector”.

The programme objective, “Improved environmental status in ecosystems and reduced adverse effects of pollution and other human activities”, will be attained through one outcome “Status of water bodies improved”. The outcome shall be supported through two open calls for proposals and one small grants scheme.

Programme Concerns

Awareness-raising activities shall be supported through a small grant scheme.

The programme shall address the water management needs of particularly vulnerable areas and islands, including through support to projects aiming at water saving and desalination. The programme shall encourage the increased exploitation of innovative technologies, including renewable energy solutions, and this objective shall be clearly reflected in the concept note.

Bilateral Ambitions

€50,000 shall be allocated to the programme from the fund for bilateral relations. This does not prevent the Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds from allocating additional funds to the programme.

Information on the projects funded by the EEA and Norway Grants is provided by the Programme and Fund Operators in the Beneficiary States, who are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of this information.