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General Purposes

Institute for Sustainable Development

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2002–June 30, 2004
  • Location Warsaw, Poland
  • Geographic Focus Poland

About this grant

As Poland enters a challenging phase in its development, issues that need to be addressed include accession to the European Union, globalization, the development of information technology and new borders in Central and Eastern Europe.Multiyear funding will support objectives that include promoting sustainable development along with Poland’s European Union accession process; improving the productivity of natural resources and reducing environmental pollution; integrating sectoral/regional policies with ecological policy; and enlarging coalitions and partnerships for sustainable development.The Institute for Sustainable Development, established in 1991, is the leading Polish organization in implementing and disseminating sustainable development as an operating concept in economic, social and environmental policy.