Civic engagement in environmental monitoring and improving environmental management at the local level

What is the project about?

The project is aimed at efficient and inclusive environmental management at the local level, monitoring of environmental risks, environmental information exchange, in particular in the field of ambient air quality. The project prioritizes development of environmental monitoring, building the capacity of the civil society in environmental decision-making, development of “green schools”.

The project is the component of the programme “Strengthening Air Quality Monitoring and Environmental Management (SAQEM) in Belarus. The programme is funded by the EU (total budget is 14.5 million euro). The project is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus.


Belarusian civil society organizations, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, Regional Committees of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Republican Centre for Hydrometeorology, Radiation Control and Environmental Monitoring, National Centre for Ecology and Local Studies, National Rehabilitation Centre for Children with Disabilities, Centre for Environmental Solutions, Association “Education for Sustainable Development”, Children’s National Health-Improving Centre “Zubryonok”,Children’s National Health-Improving Centre “Nadezhda”, Centre for Folk Arts and Crafts in Kopyś of Orša District, Aarhus Centres in Belarus, Hulla & Co Human Dynamics and other partners.



Project start date:

January 2017

Estimated end date:

March 2022

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Belarus, Republic of

    Implementing partner:


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    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • European Commission
  • Coca Cola Company
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $486,776

    2020 $1,691,872

    2019 $1,165,524

    2018 $273,979

    2016 $0

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