Croatia

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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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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

countries
1
actions
6
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0
timeframe
2012 - 2020
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Assess equitable sharing of benefits
2013 - 2020
Implement sustainable finance mechanism
2017 - 2020
Establish effective PA monitoring system and research programme
2015 - 2017
Strengthen nature protection through harmonizing sectoral policies
2013 - 2016
Incorporate climate change aspects into PAs
2015 - 2020
Integrate PA values and ecological services into the national economy
2016 - 2020

GEF Projects

Croatia 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
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
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
World Bank-GEF Investment Fund for the Mediterranean Sea Large Marine Ecosystem Partnership, Tranche 1, 1st Allocation Multi Focal Area 2006-08-28 Council Approved 0 USD 90,000,000 USD
Protection and Sustainable Use of the Dinaric Karst Aquifer System International Waters 2008-07-28 Under Implementation 2,360,000 USD 3,050,000 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
Neretva and Trebisnjica Management Project - under Investment Fund for the Mediterranean Sea LME Partnership Multi Focal Area 2006-08-28 Under Implementation 8,430,000 USD 13,150,000 USD
Transfer of Environmentally-sound Technology (TEST) to Reduce Transboundary Pollution in the Danube River Basin International Waters 2000-10-05 2004-10-01 Project Closure 990,000 USD 1,410,000 USD
Danube River Basin Environmental Management International Waters 1991-05-01 1996-03-01 Project Closure 8,500,000 USD 35,000,000 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2003-05-21 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0 USD
National Biodiversity Planning to Support the Implementation of the CBD 2011-2020 Strategic Plan Biodiversity 2012-05-31 CEO Approved 220,000 USD 72,960 USD
Common Data Flow System and Indicators to Enhance Integrated Management of Global Environmental Issues in Croatia Multi Focal Area 2008-03-20 Under Implementation 477,000 USD 477,000 USD
National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management Multi Focal Area 2003-03-13 IA Approved 199,000 USD 36,950 USD
Enabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Croatia. POPs 2001-11-14 2007-06-30 Project Closure 472,100 USD 0
Enabling Croatia to Prepare its Initial National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1998-05-27 IA Approved 345,600 USD 0
Karst Ecosystem Conservation Project Biodiversity 2001-12-07 2007-12-31 Project Closure 5,300,000 USD 3,330,000 USD
Biodiversity Strategy, Action Plan and National Report Biodiversity 1997-01-30 1999-05-28 Project Closure 102,000 USD 0
World Bank-GEF Investment Fund for the Mediterranean Sea Large Marine Ecosystem Partnership, Tranche 1, 2nd Installment International Waters 2007-06-14 Council Approved 5,450,000 USD 45,000,000 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
Strategic Partnership for the Mediterranean Large Marine Ecosystem-Regional Component: Implementation of Agreed Actions for the Protection of the Environmental Resources of the Mediterranean Sea and Its Coastal Areas Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 Under Implementation 13,591,000 USD 29,607,200 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
Determination of Priority Actions for the Further Elaboration and Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Mediterranean Sea International Waters 1998-03-30 2006-06-30 Project Closure 6,290,000 USD 4,185,000 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
Coastal Cities Pollution Control (APL 2) International Waters 2006-08-28 Under Implementation 6,400,000 USD 202,000,000 USD
Strengthening the Institutional and Financial Sustainability of the National Protected Area System Biodiversity 2012-06-07 Council Approved 4,953,000 USD 17,300,000 USD
Agricultural Pollution Control Project - under the Strategic Partnership Investment Fund for Nutrient Reduction in the Danube River and Black Sea International Waters 2003-05-16 Under Implementation 5,000,000 USD 15,000,000 USD
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in the Dalmatian Coast through Greening Coastal Development Biodiversity 2005-11-10 IA Approved 7,309,500 USD 24,334,000 USD
Renewable Energy Resources Project Climate Change 2002-05-17 2010-05-31 Project Completion 6,350,000 USD 21,430,000 USD
Energy Efficiency Project Climate Change 2001-05-11 2010-06-30 Project Completion 7,084,410 USD 23,400,000 USD
Removing Barriers to Improving Energy Efficiency of the Residential and Service Sectors Climate Change 2000-11-01 2011-06-30 Under Implementation 4,590,800 USD 8,660,000 USD
Kopacki Rit Wetlands Management Project Biodiversity 1998-11-06 2003-09-01 Project Closure 750,000 USD 1,100,000 USD

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
New coalitions for biodiversity – Developing public-private partnerships within protected areas in five countries of the South-East Europe 20 09 2010 Not Funded $1,720,480 USD $0.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme