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Programme: Priority area Environmental Governance and Information

Programme
Priority area Environmental Governance and Information
Description of programme
"Priority area Environmental Governance and Information"

LIFE Environmental Governance & Information (sub-programme for Environment) will co-finance action grants for information, awareness and dissemination projects to promote awareness raising on environmental matters, including generating public and stakeholder support of Union policy-making in the field of the environment, and to promote knowledge on sustainable development and new patterns for sustainable consumption; to support communication, management, and dissemination of information in the field of the environment, and to facilitate knowledge sharing on successful environmental solutions and practice, including by developing cooperation platforms among stakeholders and training; and to promote and contribute to more effective compliance with and enforcement of Union environmental legislation, in particular by promoting the development and dissemination of best practices and policy approaches.
 

The specific objectives of the priority area LIFE Environmental Governance and Information are:
  • to promote awareness raising on environmental matters, including generating public and stakeholder support of Union policy-making in the field of the environment, and to promote knowledge on sustainable development and new patterns for sustainable consumption;
  • to support communication, management, and dissemination of information in the field of the environment, and to facilitate knowledge sharing on successful environmental solutions and practice, including by developing cooperation platforms among stakeholders and training;
  • to promote and contribute to more effective compliance with and enforcement of Union environmental legislation, in particular by promoting the development and dissemination of best practices and policy approaches;
  • to promote better environmental governance by broadening stakeholder involvement, including NGOs, in consultation on and implementation of policy
Thematic priority for Information, communication and awareness raising campaigns:
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Resource Efficiency including soil and forests, and green and circular economy
  • Air quality and emissions, including urban environment
  • Environment and Health including Chemicals and Noise
  • Nature and Biodiversity
  • Governance and enforcement
Thematic priority for Activities in support of effective control process as well as measures to promote compliance:
  • Enforcement, inspections and surveillance
  • Sharing of best practice
  • Promoting non-judicial conflict resolution
Link Link to Programme
Thematic Focus Circular Economy, Sustainability, Natural Resources, Climate, Climate Change, Environment & Biodiversity
Funding area EU Member States
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Project Partner No
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association, Public Services
Applicant details

Proposals may be submitted by legal persons (entities) registered in the EU. Applicants may fall into three types of beneficiaries: (1) public bodies, (2) private commercial organisations and (3) private non-commercial organisations (including NGOs).

Type of Funding Grants
Contact Details

For detailed information on LIFE national contact points, please follow this link.

 

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