Ukraine

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Status on Key Actions


PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 2 - Activity fully underway 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

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2012 - 2020
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Involvement of stakeholders, including local communities to management of protected areas, ensuring equitable distribution of benefits and costs associated with their creation and management
2012 - 2020
Creation of socio-economic environment for the establishment and development of protected areas
2012 - 2020
Environmental education, human resources and public awareness in Protected Areas
2012 - 2020
Assessment and definition of trends of the protected areas system
2012 - 2020
The development of scientific knowledge in the field of the protected areas system
2012 - 2020
Creation on terrestrial and marine areas a representative system of protected areas, including transboundary protected areas
2012 - 2020
Ensuring effective planning and management of the protected areas system
2012 - 2020
Prevention of negative impacts on protected areas, restore their natural systems
2012 - 2020

GEF Projects

Ukraine is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 12 countries : Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Geothermal Energy Development Program , GeoFund Climate Change 2003-05-16 2009-12-30 Cancelled 9,670,000 USD 175,000,000 USD
Clearing House Mechanism Enabling Activity Biodiversity 1998-05-08 Cancelled 14,000 USD 0
Biodiversity Conservation in the Azov-Black Sea Ecological Corridor Biodiversity 1998-01-01 2006-12-31 Cancelled 7,150,000 USD 26,140,000 USD
Strengthening the Implementation Capacities for Nutrient Reduction and Transboundary Cooperation in the Danube River Basin-Phase I Project Short Title:Danube Regional Project Phase 1 International Waters 2001-05-09 IA Approved 5,350,000 USD 6,600,000 USD
Initial Implementation of Accelerated HCFC Phase-out in the CEIT Region Ozone Depleting Substances 2010-06-08 Council Approved 9,250,000 USD 12,300,000 USD
Control of Eutrophication, Hazardous Substances and Related Measures for Rehabilitating the Black Sea Ecosystem: Tranche 2 International Waters 2004-05-21 2008-04-30 Project Completion 6,000,000 USD 5,332,106 USD
Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Investments for Climate Change Mitigation Climate Change 2005-11-10 Under Implementation 3,000,000 USD 9,260,000 USD
Preparing for HCFC phase out in CEITs: needs, benefits and potential synergies with other MEAs Ozone Depleting Substances 2008-03-27 2011-06-30 Under Implementation 695,000 USD 450,000 USD
Implementation of The Dnipro Basin Strategic Action Program for the reduction of persistent toxics pollution International Waters 2008-04-24 IA Approved 2,735,000 USD 6,100,000 USD
Control of Eutrophication, Hazardous Substances and Related Measures for Rehabilitating the BLACK SEA Ecosystem: Phase 1 International Waters 2001-05-09 IA Approved 4,349,920 USD 3,945,000 USD
Preparation of A Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Dnieper River Basin and Development of SAP Implementation Mechanisms International Waters 1998-03-30 2005-07-31 Project Completion 7,261,000 USD 7,600,000 USD
Danube River Basin Environmental Management International Waters 1991-05-01 1996-03-01 Project Closure 8,500,000 USD 35,000,000 USD
Developing the Danube River Basin Pollution Reduction Programme International Waters 1996-10-01 1998-09-01 Project Closure 4,190,000 USD 3,600,000 USD
Introduction of Energy Management System Standard in Ukrainian Industry Climate Change 2012-02-29 Council Approved 5,630,000 USD 39,750,000 USD
Conserving, Enhancing and Managing Carbon Stocks and Biodiversity while Promoting Sustainable Development in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone through the Establishment of a Research and Environmental Protection Centre and Protected Area Multi Focal Area 2011-11-09 Council Approved 5,045,773 USD 15,000,000 USD
Development and Commercialization of Bioenergy Technologies Climate Change 2012-06-07 Council Approved 4,790,000 USD 27,800,000 USD
National Capcity Needs Self-Assessment for Global Environmental Management (NCSA) Multi Focal Area 2003-12-30 IA Approved 200,000 USD 39,000 USD
EA to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Ukraine POPs 2003-05-06 2005-12-31 Project Closure 499,050 USD 0
Biodiversity Strategy, Action Plan, and National Report Biodiversity 1996-06-28 1998-01-01 Project Closure 112,000 USD 0
Danube Delta Biodiversity Biodiversity 1992-04-01 1999-06-30 Project Closure 1,655,000 USD 240,000 USD
Methyl Bromide Phase-Out Project Ozone Depleting Substances 2005-04-06 Cancelled 4,700,000 USD 4,760,000 USD
Coalbed Methane Recovery Climate Change 1998-03-30 2000-06-30 Cancelled 6,200,000 USD 11,200,000 USD
Enabling Ukraine to Prepare its First National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1997-09-23 Cancelled 206,000 USD 0
Danube/Black Sea Strategic Partnership - Nutrient Reduction Investment Fund: Tranche 2 International Waters 2002-05-17 Council Approved 1,750,000 USD 74,800,000 USD
Strategic Partnership for Nutrient Reduction in the Danube River and Black Sea - World Bank-GEF Nutrient Reduction Investment Fund: Tranche 3 International Waters 2003-05-16 Council Approved 2,918,000 USD 222,182,000 USD
Danube/Black Sea Basin Strategic Partnership on Nutrient Reduction, Tranche I International Waters 2001-05-11 Council Approved 0 USD 29,555,000 USD
Promoting Replication of Good Practices for Nutrient Reduction and Joint Collaboration in Central and Eastern Europe International Waters 2008-08-05 2010-12-31 Project Completion 999,816 USD 1,399,846 USD
Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer of Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships) International Waters 2007-06-14 Under Implementation 6,387,840 USD 17,701,939 USD
Establishment of a Basin Management Framework for the Integrated Management for the Tisza Transboundary River Basin International Waters 2008-02-20 2011-05-31 Project Completion 1,000,000 USD 930,000 USD
Strengthening the Implementation Capacities for Nutrient Reduction and Transboundary Cooperation in the Danube River Basin (Tranche 2) International Waters 2003-05-16 2007-08-31 Project Completion 12,000,000 USD 12,878,000 USD
Strengthening the Network of Training Centers for Protected Area Management through Demonstration of a Tested Approach Biodiversity 2005-05-11 IA Approved 999,750 USD 1,368,000 USD
Biodiversity Indicators for National Use Biodiversity 2002-03-26 2005-06-30 Project Closure 848,200 USD 610,000 USD
Black Sea Environmental Management International Waters 1992-05-01 1996-06-01 Project Closure 693,750 USD 37,500 USD
Black Sea Environmental Management International Waters 1992-05-01 1996-06-01 Project Closure 9,300,000 USD 23,300,000 USD
Developing the Implementation of the Black Sea Strategic Action Plan International Waters 1996-10-01 2000-12-01 Project Closure 1,839,000 USD 6,955,000 USD
Improving Energy Efficiency and Promoting Renewable Energy in the Agro-Food and other Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine Climate Change 2009-06-24 CEO Endorsed 5,228,000 USD 12,650,000 USD
Transforming the Market for Efficient Lighting Climate Change 2009-04-21 CEO Endorsed 6,600,000 USD 18,500,000 USD
Creating Markets for Renewable Power in Ukraine Climate Change 2008-02-22 Under Implementation 8,583,870 USD 82,076,264 USD
Removing Barriers to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Mitigation through Energy Efficiency in the District Heating System, Phase 2 Climate Change 2005-06-08 2010-09-30 Project Completion 3,494,000 USD 3,556,000 USD
Climate Change Mitigation in Ukraine Through Energy Efficiency in Municipal District Heating (Pilot Project in Rivne) Stage 1 Climate Change 2001-02-12 2004-12-01 Project Closure 2,029,400 USD 100,000 USD
Transcarpathian Biodiversity Protection Biodiversity 1991-12-01 1997-03-31 Project Closure 500,000 USD 80,000 USD
Assessment of Capacity-building Needs and Country-specific Priorities in Biodiversity, Phase II Biodiversity 2001-03-14 2003-09-30 Project Closure 320,000 USD 50,000 USD
Ozone Depleting Substances Phaseout Project Ozone Depleting Substances 1996-10-01 2004-12-31 Project Closure 23,340,000 USD 32,170,000 USD

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
System Level Expression of Interest - Ukraine 07 05 2010 Not Funded $18,450,000 USD $6,150,000.00
Prevention of greenhouse gas emissions through renaturalisation and sustainable management of bogs in Ukraine 22 04 2008 Fully Funded fully funded ($6,027,000 USD) $6,027,000.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme