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Nuclear Decommissioning (Lithuania)

About the programme

The Ignalina Nuclear Decommissioning (Lithuania) programme will ensure the safe removal of two older soviet-design nuclear reactors, thereby protecting the environment and human health.

The programme provides EU funds for decommissioning and waste management, to support knowledge sharing and to deliver a safer Union.

It will assist Lithuania in implementing the decommissioning of the Ignalina nuclear power plant (two Chernobyl type reactors), with specific emphasis on managing the radiological safety challenges.

Programme website

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme performance webpage

Programme features

Programme duration


Lead Directorate-General
Predecessor programme

Nuclear Decommissioning Lithuania

Management mode

Direct and indirect management

MFF heading

Security and Defence



Climate contribution

No target set in the legal basis ()

Total budget 2021-2027

€ 552 million () (current prices)