Objective: Good environmental status in European marine and inland waters

Expected outcomes:

  • Established environmental targets and management plans for marine and inland waters
  • Increased awareness of and education in integrated marine and inland water management
  • Improved environmental information on impact, status and trends
  • Developed strategies and measures for adapting to a changing climate

Programme grant: € 6,900,000

Programme Operator: Ministry of the Environment
Donor Programme Partner: The Norwegian Environment Agency

Specific concerns: The Programme shall include assessment of and measures in the Baltic Sea related to biological diversity, ecosystem services and pollution from ships, including assessing the feasibility of LNG as an alternative fuel. 

The programme was approved by the Donors on December 22nd, 2012.

Programme Agreement, signed on March 28th, 2013.
Addendum 1 to Programme Agreement, signed on August 14th, 2014.

Calls for proposals are closed. Information about the supported projects can be found on the programme's website.


Contact information:
Ministry of Environment: Ms Krista Tõnisson, tel +372 626 0272, e-mail annika [dot] varik [at] envir [dot] ee (krista.tonisson(a)envir.ee)