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Partnership and Expert Fund Bulgaria

01.07.2011 - 30.11.2019

The goal of the Thematic Fund „Partnership and Expert Fund“ is to promote and enhance institutional partnerships between Bulgarian and Swiss partners as well as to mobilise Swiss expertise. Swiss partners and expertises shall contribute to the solution of specific development challenges, strengthen capacities and structures of the Bulgarian institutional partners and bring Swiss added value.

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Scientific Exchange Programme (Sciex) Bulgaria

A woman working in a laboratory at a microscope.

01.06.2011 - 31.12.2017

The Scientific Exchange Programme between the New Member States and Switzerland, for short, has given over 500 young researchers from new EU member states the opportunity to complete a short-term residency in Switzerland to further their research.

Thematic Fund Security Bulgaria

01.04.2011 - 31.12.2019

The Thematic Fund Security has the purpose to address Schengen related issues and to contribute to enhancing socially related security as well as to fighting against corruption and organized crime. It shall support projects and joint projects between Swiss and Bulgarian institutions.

Technical Assistance Fund

11.03.2011 - 06.12.2019

The bilateral Framework Agreement foresees the possibility of utilizing approximately 1.5% of the total allocation to cover certain management costs in the beneficiary country. The technical assistance will support the submission of qualitative projects, transparent processes and a good visibility of the Swiss Contribution in Bulgaria.

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Swiss-Bulgarian Research Programme

01.03.2011 - 31.12.2017

The joint research program aims at strengthening the research cooperation between Bulgaria and Switzerland in order to further enable the integration of Bulgarian researchers within international networks as well as to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and know-how among researchers. Activities are primarily the organisation of one call for Joint Research Projects applications and the implementation of 15 to 20 selected Joint Research Projects amounting to max 400,000 Swiss francs each.

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Schengen Issues

07.09.2010 - 30.06.2015

The project aims to develop the personnel capacities of all stake-holders concerning Schengen topics with a main focus on SIS and SIRENE. Activities include training workshops, study visits, e-learning equipment, technical equipment for SIRENE, flyers for police officers and awareness-raising materials for civil society.

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Basel Trams for Sofia

Two men stand next to elevated tram in factory.

15.10.2015 - 30.06.2019

To improve the public transport system of Sofia, Switzerland will finance the donation of up to 28 used but modernized trams, the training of the personnel responsible for operation and maintenance of the trams as well as a multi-modal mobility study.

Pilot models for environmentally friendly collection and temporary storage of hazardous household waste

21.04.2015 - 07.12.2019

Despite existing policy and regulatory frameworks in the field of national waste management in Bulgaria, efficient solutions for the waste problem are not yet employed. In order to address this, law-conforming systems for environmentally friendly collection and temporary storage of hazardous household waste (HHW) shall be established in a pilot project covering 22 pilot municipalities.

Environmentally sound disposal of obsolete pesticides

Worker with pesticides

21.04.2015 - 07.12.2019

The project aims to support Bulgaria in the environmentally friendly disposal of several thousand tons of dangerous obsolete chemicals from the days of Communist rule and thereby removes a serious threat to public health and environment.

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Methodological Support for the Development of Green Public Procurement

18.03.2015 - 30.06.2019

Public institutions belong to the most important buyers of goods and services in many coun­tries. This project aims to support Bulgaria in its effort to turn “Green Public Procure­ment (GPP)” into practice, by providing methodological and practical support to public procure­ment authorities as well as to suppliers of goods and services, by increasing the awareness and exchanging best practi­ces, and by elaborating a practical handbook and its use in public procurement processes. Thereby, the EU’s recommendations on GPP to its member states are taken into account.

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Project Preparation Facility (PPF)

01.12.2010 - 31.12.2015

The Swiss Contribution to enlargement aims to finance a broad variety of projects. The PPF provided the necessary financial assistance to enable Executing Agencies to submit high quality project proposals. This was especially important in the case of complex projects.

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