LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed some 3115 projects, contributing approximately €2 billion to the protection of the environment.
LIFE+ is the new Financial Instrument for the Environment which has entered into force on 9 June 2007. The general aim of LIFE+ is to contribute to executing, updating and forming environmental policy and legal regulations of European Community. It consists of 3 program segments:
A) LIFE+ Nature and Biodiversity
B) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance
C) LIFE+ Information and Communication
Sources of CHEFUB funding: