Ongoing projects - aplinkos projektų valdymo agentūra


EPMA participates in the implementation of ,,Building LIFE capacities in Lithuania", ,,Optimization of Natura 2000 Network management in Lithuania", in EU Twinning project „Strengthening the administrative capacities for implementation of Waste Framework Directive (WFD) and Special Waste Streams Directives (WEEED, WBAD and WPD)“ projects as lead partner or partner.


EPMA is implementing EU technical assistance projects. Technical support funds enable to improve working conditions for the employees engaged in the administration of the EU support.

At the moment EPMA is implementing the following EU technical assistance projects:

1) Project The Implementation of Functions Assigned to the Environmental Projects Management Agency to Administer EU Structural Assistance  (Project No. 11.0.1 - CPVA - V - 201 - 01 - 0015).

Implementing this project EPMA aims to ensure and efficient management, monitoring, control and audit of the Operational Programme for the European Union Funds Investments in 2014-2020. As well the project will focus on maintaining administrative capacities and skills, developing and improving competence enhancement.

2) “The Publicity of the Operational Programme for the European Union Funds Investments in 2014-2020" (Project No. VP3-4.2-FM-01-V-01-001).

Implementing this project EPMA seeks to ensure that the society is well informed about new investments under 2014-2020 programming period, as well to increase the public understanding of EU investment in Lithuania so that people could understand and see how EU investments help to solve environmental problems.

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The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.

Project goals:

  • make a better use of the LIFE programme by supporting on - going and closed projects and to make sure that the results of successful Life projects are disseminated and used widely
  • develop Lithuania's capacity to submit quality applications for funding under the sub - programmes for Environment and Climate action.

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Project mission

To ensure the full protection of the Natura 2000 network, the most valuable natural areas in EU. Thus, we will preserve the ancient woods, wetlands, grasslands, other habitats and their naturalness, which has surrounded Lithuanian people from ancient times.

Expected changes in conservation status of species and habitats:

  • improvement of the conservation status of at least 19 species of Community interest (19% of all species nationally reported)
  • positive changes in the conservation status at least 18 habitat types of Community interest (33 % of all habitat types nationally reported under Article 17 of the Habitats Directive)
  • improvement of population trends of at least 23 bird species (11% of all bird species reported under Article 12 of the Birds Directive).

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„Strengthening the administrative capacities for implementation of Waste Framework Directive (WFD) and Special Waste Streams Directives (WEEED, WBAD and WPD)“, Nr. SR 13 IPA EN 04 16

  • Project is implemented by the consortium of Austria (main partner), Lithuania and Sweden.
  • Lithuanian partners: Ministry of Environment.
  • Duration of the project: 24 months.
  • The project purpose is to strengthen the administrative capacity and undertake measures for implementation of Waste Framework Directive (WFD) and Special Waste Streams Directives (WEEED, WBAD and PPWD) through further development of implementation of the legislation and provision of trainings.