Donor: EU
Budget: 1,970,200 EUR

Project Description:

The overall objective of the project is to provide support to the Government of Serbia to achieve the goals of accession to the European Union and improvement of the environment by assisting in the approximation of Serbian legislation with EU environmental acquis.

The purpose of the project is to:

  • Support the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (MESP) in designing and developing an Environmental Approximation Strategy (EAS), including calculating the costs & benefits of compliance;
  • Support the Serbian Government in the implementation of the EAS in certain priority sectors, including transposition and implementation of legal acts, proposals for multiannual investment and compliance programmes, and the design of new financial instruments;
  • Strengthen the institutional framework, procedures, public participation and administrative capacity for the approximation of the EU environmental acquis and in fulfilling its obligations under the SAA and NPI.

The project leaflet can be downloaded here.

Details about the project and its activities can be obtained from EPTISA’s Project Director, Mr. Branko Mikasinovic, email: