Projects in Poland

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Increasing the Effectiveness of Migration Management

01.07.2012 - 31.12.2016

The number of migrants arriving to Poland is steadily increasing. Because of this phenomenon, the new Migration Policy of the country recognises the need of strengthening Poland's institutional capacity to manage migration and to improve the skills of the people and entities dealing with migrants. 


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Improving Poland's road safety with Swiss expertise

Polish policeman checks a driver.

01.06.2012 - 31.10.2016

With the ‘Road Safety’ project, Switzerland has contributed to improving road safety in Poland. The number of road deaths in Poland has been reduced as a result of knowledge exchanges and infrastructure improvements.   And the Swiss model for victim assistance served as the basis for a revision of the Polish road traffic act. 

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Poland
Unallocated / Unspecified
Sectors not specified
Enhanced security and safety
Border protection

01.06.2012 - 31.10.2016


CHF 3'927'902



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Alcohol, Tobacco and other psychoactive Substances Prevention by women in the reproductive age

01.06.2012 - 30.06.2017

The Programme is focused on the reduction of the use of tobacco, alcohol and other psychoactive substances by women in the reproductive age and pregnant women. Apart from this main target group, it will target partners of pregnant women, students and teachers of upper secondary schools, medical personnel having direct contact with the main target group, and also the general public. The main programme’s activities are: trainings for medical personnel, educational programme at workplaces and secondary schools, information and awareness raising campaign.


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Oral Health Prevention directed to small children

01.04.2012 - 31.03.2017

The programme is focused on education, promotion and prevention as regards oral health care directed to small children (0-5), their parents, carers and teachers. It also targets medical personnel dealing with small children – paediatrician, nurses and midwives. The overall goal is to reduce prevalence and incidence of dental caries in children aged 0-5 by promoting appropriate oral hygiene practices and good dietary habits counteracting harmful habits and practices.


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Modernisation of road border crossing in the Podlaskie voivodeship (Połowce)

01.04.2012 - 30.11.2016

Poland has one of the longest Schengen external borders of the EU, measuring nearly 1200kilometres. An efficient, functional eastern Schengen border is not only important for Poland and the EU, but also for Switzerland’s security. That is why, as part of the enlargement contribution, Switzerland is investing in modern infrastructure that facilitates well-functioning customs clearance at strategically important border crossings on the Polish-Belarusian border. The project finances the construction of a new road border crossing in Połowce, adjusted to the national and EU-norms and regulations.


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Revitalization of Vistula River oxbows

01.04.2012 - 31.12.2016

The project aims at regenerating and protecting of 15 oxbows where intervention is most needed, thus making an important contribution to the conservation of the most valuable habitats in the Upper Vistula River valley. At the same time, it will lead to enhanced knowledge and awareness of the natural value and importance of oxbows among local communities, local public authorities as well as tourists, which will contribute to preserve existing oxbows in the long term.


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Project completed

Protection of the Carpathian forest fauna - migration corridors

01.01.2012 - 31.12.2016

The project aims at protecting the forest fauna of the Polish Carpathians and adjacent border areas by identifying and promoting migration corridors. Information and awareness building activities shall contribute to improve the knowledge of the importance of migration corridors among the population and public authorities. 


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Carpathian Convention

01.01.2012 - 31.12.2016

By developing networking and promotional activities among organisation and institution engaged in the implementation of the Carpathian Convention the project would like to encourage a sustainable socio-economic development of the Carpathians with emphasis on preserving the Carpathian’s natural and cultural heritage.


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Polish-Swiss Research Programme (PSRP), Phase II

01.01.2012 - 14.06.2017

With the Polish Swiss Research Programme Switzerland contributes to enhancing the Polish economic competitiveness through strenghtening capacity in research. Swiss and Polish research institutions develop and implement joint research activities in the field of health, environment, ICT, renewable energy sources and nanotechnology.


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The Swiętorkzyskie Mountains – Our Future

01.10.2011 - 31.03.2017

The programme aims at creating new employment opportunities particularly for young by investing in local potentials and thus developing and an attractive tourism offer and promoting locals products.

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