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United Against Pollution – UAP

Grant beneficiaries

Total EU grant: 298,307.81 €

Total project value: 350,950.37 €

Project duration: 24 months

Expected results of the project:

  • Dialogue established and an increased awareness on the risk of illegal waste between residents, officials and youth; comprehensive map of illegal landfills that will be cleaned up and monitored; expanded green space.
  • Infrastructure improvements at waste transfer stations; improved training and safety precautions for employees, including the sharing of best practices; illegal waste removed.
  • Residents will have increased understanding of the risk of illegal waste, how to participate in local waste collection system, and how to report violators; increase in knowledge of best practices by local authorities and public companies.

Target groups

  • Residents Living near illegal landfills;
  • Municipal authorities;
  • Waste management employees;
  • Waste management employees;

Project area

  • Kosovo: Gjakovë/Djakovica Municipality
  • Montenegro: Petnjica Municipality

Impact of the project

  • Safer and cleaner environment of the entire communities;
  • Improved physical and economic health of the cross-border region;
  • Residents are aware and educated on the risks of illegal landfills and how they can mitigate those risks by participating in the waste management collection system;
  • Students are aware of economic growth opportunities and health risk reduction by protecting the environment.

PROJECT NEWS

Analysis of the environmental situation in the municipality of Gjakova published

Analysis of the environmental situation in the municipality of Gjakova published

In the framework of the project “United Against Pollution ” document “Analysis of the environmental situation in the municipality of ...
Mapping of landfills completed

Mapping of landfills completed

The United Against Pollution – UAP project implemented by the Municipality of Petnjica, Municipality of Gjakova, Let’s Do It Peja ...
IPA Programme: in Petnjica sanitary yard with waste pressure and removal of illegal landfields

IPA Programme: in Petnjica sanitary yard with waste pressure and removal of illegal landfields

In Pristina, on 16 November, the Gant award ceremony related to the projects selected under the First Call for IPA ...