POLAND - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Department of Development Cooperation- Polish Aid

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Poland is involved in development cooperation for the benefit of developing countries. As a United Nations, European Union and OECD member, Poland is under a number of political obligations to increase its activity on the international arena for the reduction of poverty. Total ODA 2013 = USD 474 mio.

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Who can apply?

Small Grants System (SGS) for local NGOs, public institutions, local authorities or Catholic missions; Technical Assistance (Training).

Objectives and activities

The primary goal of Poland’s development cooperation is to create conditions for sustainable development for developing countries, mainly through the promotion and consolidation of democracy, observation of human rights and support for the creation of modern and efficient state institutions, support for long-term social and economic development, actions aiming at poverty reduction, improvement of population’s health conditions and the increase of the education and professional qualifications level.

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