The purpose of this project is to support the Ministry of Environment in enhancing its capacity to build and implement a sound sector strategy, to implement and enforce environmental and Climate Change legislation through:
i)Increasing effectiveness of environmental and Climate Change strategy implementation by building and implementing a sector plan, as well as transposition and implementation of priority EU environmental and Climate Change Acquis;
ii) Strengthening the Environmental Inspectorate towards an effective law enforcement and prosecution service for violation of environmental requirements in all sectors under the responsibility of the Ministry, as well as transposing the EU Environmental Crime Directive.;
iii) Ensuring that the Environmental Protection Agency functions effectively at both national and regional levels.
Supporting public awareness (public officials and public at large) and drive behavioural changes as regards Environment and Climate Change.---
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