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European Environment Initiative (EURENI)

Current Funding Call
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About the funding programme

Environmental degradation does not stop at national borders. EU Member States and their European neighbours face similar challenges in achieving their environmental goals in many areas of environmental policy. However, the starting points in the individual countries often differ widely.
Experience shows that dialogue, knowledge-sharing and mutual learning play important roles in the successful implementation of policies. Close cooperation across European borders is therefore an important factor in environmental protection.

In 2021, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) started to increase its support for this cooperation through the EURopean ENvironment Initiative (EURENI).

Since 2022, BMUV provides an annual funding totalling up to EUR 2.6 million within the scope of EURENI. Eligible to apply are non-governmental organisations,foundations, think tanks, universities and research institutes as well as non-profit enterprises and organisations.


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    Pulses for more environmental protection

    The EURENI project “The Global Bean” promoted more pulses on the menu at its information stand at the Open Day of the Ministry of Environment.

  • 01/08/2023

    Knowing how: Sustainable financing within the framework of EU legislation

    In five short videos for investment advisors, the EURENI project explains various aspects of the current EU legislation on sustainable investment.