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Climate Change Adaptation Strategy of Trenčín municipality

Organisation: Združenie Slatinka Website: Added: September 20, 2022
Project start date: December 01, 2019
Project end date: December 01, 2021


Project Objective: The project objective is to be achieved through the development of one conceptual strategy document - climate change adaptation, is considered a green infrastructure element and a tangible physical output of the project. Defining a systematic set of actions, responding to reduce vulnerability and increase adaptive capacity to the impacts of climate change, both in technical and procedural terms, which will facilitate the entire decision-making and management process of the city of Trenčín in adapting to the adverse effects of climate change, while allowing to increase the share of green infrastructure in the total area of the city of Trenčín. Project description: The city of Trenčín as the target area for the implementation of the project "Climate Change Adaptability Strategy of the City of Trenčín" belongs to ecologically balanced cities, however, a conceptual strategic document that would include timeless solutions in the field of environmental, ecological, social and economic to eliminate the negative impacts of climate change, taking advantage of its positive effects and promoting sustainable urbanism and sustainable development of the city of Trenčín is absent in the city.

Financial data

Total eligible expenditure: €110 026,56 Amount of EU and SF contribution (95%): 104 525,23 € Own resources of the City of Trenčín (5%): 5 501,33 € This project is co-financed by the European Union with 85% from the European Regional Development Fund and 10% from the State Budget of the Slovak Republic.


Climate change is a complex problem and therefore needs to be addressed through a holistic approach. Strategic documents of this type offer an example for other municipalities as well.

Information sources

Trenčín municipality

Other info

European Climate Initiative (EUKI)
This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). EUKI is a project financing instrument by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The EUKI competition for project ideas is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is the overarching goal of the EUKI to foster climate cooperation within the European Union (EU) in order to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.