Water and Zero Pollution in the Eastern Neighbourhood

Territorial coverage: Eastern Neighbourhood region

Transformational Potential:

Improving people’s wellbeing in the partner countries while enabling a green transformation and post-COVID-19 green recovery in line with the European Green Deal.

The Team Europe Proposal:

1. Focus of this regional TEI will be on water and health, especially on:

  • Management of transboundary river basins;
  • Air quality;
  • Environmental monitoring and information.

2. Actions foreseen, support for:

  • Sustainable consumption and pollution reduction measures in line with EU and international legislation;
  • Effective framework for policy dialogue and implementation.

3. Indicative funding:

  • Regional programme (ENI funding), starts in late 2021;
  • NDICI;
  • AU - co-funding EUR 600 000;
  • FR - strong intention;
  • DE - likely to provide funding to the OECD (one of the programme’s implementing partners);
  • Regional or bilateral programmes;
  • The EFSD+.

Team Europe members

About Water and Zero Pollution in the Eastern Neighbourhood

Geographical area


Thematic priority

Green deal


  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Climate Action