The role of life programe for Europe 2020 EU strategy implementation

  • Tsvetelina Simeonova VUZF University
Keywords: LIFE program, Strategy 2020, Sustainable Development Goals


The adoption of the Single European Act in 1986 for the first time provides the solid contractual basis for EU environmental policy. And the following it in 1993 Fifth Environmental Action Program naturally opens up the mechanism for financing the LIFE program. These two trends determine the pace of environmental reform for the next decade and the LIFE program as one of the EU's key environmental instruments. The current paper outlines the specifics of the 2020 Strategy and the LIFE Program as a catalyst for solving the environmental and climate issues.

Author Biography

Tsvetelina Simeonova, VUZF University

PhD Student


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Simeonova, T. (2019). The role of life programe for Europe 2020 EU strategy implementation. VUZF Review, (3), 40-49. Retrieved from