Carefully planning and proper preparation for implementation of various environmental projects, through EAS Project, is extremely important taking into account that some projects are more important and urgent for implementation that others. Through EAS project investment demands and financing resources will be identified and supported with clear justification why funds have been proposed to be allocated in a particular way. Also, based on develop ranked list of infrastructure projects based on criteria for priority project selection, one of the main task will be matching investment needs and available or potential financial resources and propose policy to close the financing gap, so that projects may be implemented.
Environment, is one of the most expensive negotiating chapter and it requires more than EUR 10 billion of investments in environment to meet EU standards. The most demanding sector is water management, including water supply and waste water treatment (about EUR 5.6 billion), and waste management (about EUR 2.8 billion). Eight Directive Specific Implementation Plans (DSIP) should be prepared as a part of EAS project to reach objective set in a EU directive for most demanding sectors (water and waste management)
Environment, is one of the most complex negotiating Chapter that involves institutions at central, regional and local levels, civil society organizations and industries. 10 Working Groups are in charge for preparation of different legislations, good vertical and horizontal coordination is required, as well as clear allocation of responsibilities for transposition, implementation and enforcement. Systematic approach to monitoring, enforcement and inspection capacities is necessity in order to avoid institutional gaps and develop institutional development plan (APACD)