December 2005 – August 2006: “Project for packaging and elimination of the obsolete stocks of toxic substances in Chair/ City for health protection- Skopje”
Beneficiary: Government of the Republic of Macedonia
Financing Agency: SECO
National Execution Agency: POPs Unit
Project costs: CHF 72,000
Project duration: 2005-2006
This Project was supported by the Government of Switzerland and the main goal was to secure safe packaging and elimination of obsolete stocks of toxic substances (organochlorine pesticides, methyl bromide and cyanohydrin), stored for more than 30 years in the Agency for disinfection, disinsection and deratization for the city of Skopje, located in the municipality of Chair, stored in inappropriae conditions in populated area, close to children’s playground. Within this Project, the POPs Unit, has succeed in safely eliminating these extremely toxic chemicals, owning to the dedication of the project team, the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, in coordinated action with other governing institutions and with the logistics and expertise provided by ETI and financed by the Government of Switzerland.