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Second Steering Committee for the EU-funded “ENI SEIS II East” project meets in Minsk

Environment experts from six Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, participating in an EU-funded Environmental capacity building project known as ENI SEIS II East, met with the representatives of the European Environment Agency and the European Union for the project’s 2nd Steering Committee meeting.  The aim of the meeting is to review 2017 project results and set priorities for the upcoming 2018.  

The project aims to deepen the EU’s relations with the six Eastern Partnership countries, and support the promotion of environmental protection by strengthening environmental governance. The project builds capacity in the fields of biodiversity, water, land, air and environmental assessments.

Background info:

EU-funded project under European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) on Implementation of the Shared Environmental Information System principles and practices in the Eastern Partnership countries (ENI SEIS II East)

Duration: 1 February 2016 – 31 January 2020 (48 months)

Implemented by the European Environment Agency (EEA)


The overarching objective of the project is to support the further implementation of the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) principles and practices in the six Eastern Partnership countries, in continuation of the ENPI-SEIS project (implemented over the 2010-2015 period).

The specific objective is to strengthen the regular production of environmental indicators and assessment as a contribution towards knowledge-based policy-making and good governance in the field of the environment. This will result in improved national capacity related to the provision of environmental data and information in line with national and EU environmental legislation and practices.

ENI SEIS II East project:

European Environment Agency:

For more information: Victoria Goncharova

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