EU PROGRAMME FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE ACTION (LIFE)
The overall purpose of the programme is to contribute to the transition of a clean, low-carbon, climate-resilient economy while conserving environmental quality and biodiversity. In the 2021-2027 financial period, the programme budget has been determined as 5.4 billion euros. The programme, which has been implemented in the European Union for more than 25 years, is the only programme specific to the environment and climate action.
Türkiye’s Participation in the Programme
Türkiye’s letter of intent regarding participation in the programme has been submitted to the European Commission, yet the negotiation meetings have not started. The final decision to participate in the programme will be assessed during the negotiations.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
To develop, test and promote innovative techniques and approaches regarding environmental and climate action, including the transition to clean energy, in order to achieve the objectives of Union policies and legislation; Contribute to good actions on nature and biodiversity
Developing, implementing, monitoring and executing Union legislation and policies, including public and private sector capacity building and improving governance through the inclusion of civil society.
Accelerate the distribution of successful technical and policy solutions on a large scale by multiplying the results for the implementation of Union legislation and policy, integrating relevant objectives into other policies and public and private sector practices, mobilizing investment and improving access to finance.