Applying for funding through the Special Programme

Apply for funding through the Special Programme

The fourth round of applications for the Special Programme was open on 29 November 2019 in the margins of the Minamata Convention third Conference of the Parties. The deadline for submissions is Friday 17 April 2020.

Download the project application form, project budget form and the project application guidelines.

Additional information is detailed in the Guidance on the scope of the Special Programme document which provides information on eligibility and the types of projects that may be funded. On page 31, guidance is made available on how to develop Special Programme projects that facilitate the implementation of SAICM. The SAICM Secretariat invites all stakeholders to submit such project proposals and offers support in case of questions.
Note that revisions to SAICM beyond 2020 will not have an impact on applications submitted in the fourth round.

The Special Programme e-learning platform is available to assist Governments with the process of completing a Special Programme application based on the project application guidelines.

The Special Programme aims to support institutional strengthening at the national level for implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management. For more information visit the Special Programme website.

Published on Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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