The LIFE+ Programme
The LIFE+ programme is the EU’s financial instrument for the environment, aiming to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of environmental policy by co-financing projects with European added value.
The LIFE+ programme consists of three components: Nature and Biodiversity, Environmental Policy and Governance, and Information and Communication. The EWWR is supported by the ‘Information and Communication’ component of the LIFE+ Programme from July 2013 to June 2017.
The European Week for Waste Reduction: a LIFE+ Information and Communication Project
The Life+ Information and Communication programme aims at disseminating information and raises awareness on environmental issues, including forest fire prevention. Furthermore, it has the objective of providing support for accompanying measures, such as information, communication actions and campaigns, and conferences and training.