The proposed project is fully in line with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement priorities. The objective of the project is to reinforce Ukraine-EU cooperation by addressing the priorities of the Association Agreement to enhance regulatory convergence in environment sector through:
- strengthening the capacity of the regional and the local authorities to implement and enforce the new EU compliant legislation in the area of environmental impact assessments, waste management and climate change;
- support the regional and the local authorities in preparation of regional waste management plans and climate adaptation strategies with a strategic environmental assessment in line with the new EU compliant legislation;
- support the regional and the local authorities in preparation of bankable waste management infrastructure projects in line with the new EU compliant legislation;
- support the civil society in increasing the public awareness on waste management, circular economy, EIA, SEA, and climate change.