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Improvement of knowledge on hazardous substances in North-West Russia

Project title Improvement of knowledge on hazardous substances in North-West Russia
Database Data manually inserted in the NDPHS Database
ID in the source database 550
Thematic area Health Promotion, Education and Information
Topic Hazardous substances
Project geographical area Russia
Substate level / administrative units /regions
  • St. Petersburg
  • North-West Russia
Lead partner (organisation) Baltic Environment Forum - Estonia
Lead partner (owner or/and project manager) no data
Partner organisations
Start date 2009-03-02
End date 2010-09-06
Duration (months) 18
Target audience Authorities, consumers
Summary Different approaches in understanding of the meaning “HAZARDOUS” definition in Russia and EU member states are a serious obstacle for minimizing pollution in water bodies jointly shared between these countries, such as the Baltic Sea. So the project aims:
1. To build up local capacities, according to the global/EU understanding of “hazardousness” and management of hazardous substances and aiming at its future adaptation in the Russian Federation.
2. To propose concrete steps for different actors and on different levels (recommendations) how to reduce emissions from hazardous substances to the aquatic environment;
3. To create a network of different stakeholder in NW Russia for whom hazardous substances and water management issues are of concern;
4. To promote a dialogue among authorities, industry and science, NGOs and other stakeholders on the management of hazardous substances
Background no data
Objectives Supporting to capacity building actions and cooperation of different stakeholders and thereof to contribute to the reduction of emissions from hazardous substances (HS) in the Russian part of the Baltic Sea basin.
Specific objectives/indicators no data
Results 1. Glossary of HS terms and definitions in printed form and available electronically
2. An in-depth analysis of the legislation and a list of further actions
3. A group of 20 persons is trained, the network of around 50 persons is formed
4. Increased national co-operation and coordination of activities among stakeholders, and raised international cooperation on HS in the region
Total foreseen budget EUR 160,000
Total implementation costs
(for completed projects, if available)
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Financing agencies / organisations Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Project's URL / project's website no data
Papers associated with this project no data
Further information no data
Last posted: on 2009-08-26 at 16:21:57

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