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Acting together for a better environment - attitude and involvement

This project was funded by European Union

The duration of the project: March 30, 2011 – July 30, 2012

Beneficiary: Cross-Border Cooperation and European Integration Agency, Cahul, Republic of Moldova

Project partner: Galati County Council, Galați, Romania

Implementing Institution: Cross-Border Cooperation and European Integration Agency, Cahul, Republic of Moldova

Total project budget: 73.872,39  USD

Area of implementation: The implementation of the project took place in the Republic of Moldova and Romania

The main goal of the project was to promote sustainable development of Galati and Cahul border areas trough cooperation in the environment field between young people from Galati – Cahul area.

Project objectives:

  • Intensify the cooperation among young people from the border communities in the Galati – Cahul area in order to:
  • Promote democratic, cultural and civic European values;
  • Promote environment protection in the Lower Prut area;
  • Acknowledge young people regarding the necessity to be involved in the community life and support community projects of public interest;
  • Increase the cross-border cooperation in various fields among young people;
  • Develop the ability of young people to initiate and implement cross-border projects.


Project activities:

  • Project management, coordination and communication activities;
  • Contest with the topic “Environmental protection in Europe”;
  • Organisation of thematic seminars;
  • Elaborating and promoting of small scale environment projects
  • Contest on small environment projects
  • Promotion of the small environment projects
  • Organisation of 2 presentation seminars
  • Promotion of the project;
  • Updating organisation’s websites to include a project presentation;
  • Create and distribute sets of information and presentation materials.


Projects results:


  • Environment protection and EU policies in this field promoted among people, keeping in mind sustainability of the action and multiplying effects;
  • 20 young people capable of analysing existing situation in the environment field and possessing the necessary skills to elaborate and implement small scale projects;
  • A new network created among young people from the two sides of the border in Cahul-Galati area who will have a positive experience of cooperating with each other;