Summary of LIFE Malopolska – April 2024


  • In April, public consultations were held on the draft Environmental Protection Programme against Noise for the Małopolskie Voivodeship together with the Environmental Impact Assessment. A consultation and information meeting was also held in Krakow on 23 April, attended by 50 people. During the meeting, the method of elaboration and the content of the consulted project were discussed.
  • An online training course for employees of municipalities and districts in Małopolska took place on 4 April. More than 240 people participated in the training. The main topics of the training were the Short-Term Action Plan, which was updated at the end of 2023, and the new functionalities of the SYSLOP system.
  • On 4 April, representatives of the Healthy Malopolska LIFE Project took part in the next edition of the Malopolska Days for the Climate. This year, the action took place in the commune of Lisia Góra. Together with residents, local schoolchildren and kindergarten pupils, 500 young trees were planted, and several dozen more were given to residents. In total, more than 300 people took part in the action.
  • On 23 April, an online meeting was held as part of the work of the Air Protection Working Group of the ‘Partnership for the Environment’ project. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Climate and Environment. Its aim is to create a platform for cooperation between environmental and climate authorities. The group’s action plan for the coming year and the main areas of the Ministry of Climate and Environment’s planned activities to improve air quality in Poland were discussed. The meeting was attended by representatives of the LIFE Integrated Project.
  • On 25 April, representatives of the Competence Centre took part in another webinar in the #AcademyCleanAir2024 series. Experts from the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management and the Institute for Environmental Protection presented key information on the new rules in the Clean Air Programme.
Clean Air Academy
  • Representatives of the Competence Centre took part in the following webinars in the series “Meeting with a KAPE expert”.
    • 10.04 – “The principle of ‘energy efficiency first’ (EE1st) in selected EU countries”
    • 24.04 – “Challenges in the implementation of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive”
Meeting with an expert National Energy Conservation Agency

C2. Competence Centre

„Eco-intervention” application

In April, 244 applications were accepted through an application also available on the website


  • 142 reports of air pollution,
  • 61 reports of wild dumps,
  • 26 reports of sewage and waste discharge,
  • 15 reports classified as ‘other’ reports,

The Competence Centre responded to more than 30 enquiries addressed to UMWM in the form of e-mails and 55 telephone enquiries.