EU Reg 1293/2013 - second LIFE programme
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Regulation 1293/2013 establishing second LIFE programme came into force on 1 January 2014
1 January 2014
Environment protection - EU
European Regulation 1293/2013 establishes a second LIFE programme - the EU's programme for the environment and climate action - which will run from 2014 through to 2020.
The programme will provide grants for projects by private and public sector bodies and the operation of non-governmental organisations in the environmental and climate fields.
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