Continued collaboration between SIPU and Naturvårdsverket

SIPU proudly announces renewed collaboration with Naturvårdsverket (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency) as administrative coordinators of their ITP-programme; Environmental Governance and Management with EU-focus.

- This will be the second time we collaborate with Naturvårdsverket for this programme; and we are really looking forward to the assignment, says Cecilia Norgren Project Manager at SIPU.

The programme is sponsored by Sida and targets countries in Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans; either in the process of EU- approximation aiming to become member states, or trying to get a better understanding of the environmental policy and legislation of the EU. Focus of the programme is enhancing the EU-approximation or harmonization process in the target organizations through improved environmental governance and management.

The first part of the programme will take place in Brussels in June 2012 and the second part in Stockholm, September 2012.

SIPU will mainly manage the practical details of the programme and assist the programme management where needed.

Image above: Participants from the first run of the programme on a study visit at the EU Commission in Brussels

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