EaPTC Belarus – Ukraine Awarded Grant Projects

Cross-border Water Inspectors: towards joint monitoring and development of water resources of the Pripyat river basin

Total duration 18 months
Location(s) of the actionLiubeshiv, Ukraine; Pinsk, Republic of Belarus
EU financing
Name of the applicantPinsk District Executive Committee
Partners
  • Local Foundation for Promotion of International Dialogue and Cooperation “Interakcia”
  • Liubeshiv District Public and Ecological Organization “World Around Us”
  • Department of Education of Liubeshiv District State Administration
Contact personIrina Ivanova

Contact details

Tel.:

E-mail:

Website:

ivanova@eu-belarus.net

Summary of the action

Overall objective

To contribute to joint monitoring and management of Belarusian-Ukrainian cross-border rivers and water resources

Specific objectives

To create joint cross-border system of public monitoring and management of small rivers and water resources of the Pripyat river basin in the Pinsk (Belarus) and Liubeshiv (Ukraine) districts

Target group(s)

 

Main activities

  • Creation and development of structures and tools for cross-border public monitoring and management of water resources of the Pripyat river basin (establishment of the Cross-border Working Group and development of the Cross-border Management Plan)
  • Establishment of public monitoring posts, equipment and trainings for them
  • Development of the Practical guide on monitoring of cross-border water resources and website with data on the quality of water in the Pripyat river basin
  • Joint activities for monitoring, cleaning and infrastructural improvement of small rivers and water resources in the Pinsk and Liubeshiv districts (conduction of cross-border and local monitoring and cleaning campaigns on water objects)
  • Landscape renovation of the river bank in Liubeshiv district
  • Water pipe network construction in the Pinsk district
  • Public awareness raising campaigns (lessons and photo contests for schoolchildren on the topic of water resources)
  • Cross-border summer camps
  • Conduction of the Cross-border Water Festival
  • Development of information and awareness materials on the topic of water resources

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