There took place the working meeting of the delegations of the Ministry of Environment and the KfW Bank
It took place the next working meeting of the delegations headed by Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan and Alvaro Berriel, Project Manager at German Development Bank (KfW).
The four firefighting SUVs were handed to the SPAs
The delegation led by Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan received Chairman of Supervisory Board of Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) David Morrison, Executive Director Geof Giacomini, Thomas Eisenbach, Head of Department for Energy and Natural Resources of German Development Bank (KfW) and National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
The 17th of June is the World Day to Combat Desertification
The Convention to Combat Desertification was signed twenty-five years ago, on 17 June 1995. Armenia is one of the first countries to join the Convention to Combat Desertification, which has developed the National Action Programme to Combat Desertification (NAP-CD).
The Minister of Environment convened the meeting of the representatives of the citizens holding an action of protest
Today, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan met with a group of residents of Aragats village, Aragatsotn region; in attendence was also MP Matevos Asatryan, who is elected from this elecroal district.
June 5 is World Environment Day (WED)
The world’s population marks World Environment Day (WED) - June 5 - as the day of citizens concerned about nature protection. The Republic of Armenia proclaimed the day as Ecologist’s Day in 2004.
World Environment Day (WED): accomplished activities and tasks to be done in the sphere
In the course of the press conference on the occasion of World Environment Day (WED), Minister Erik Grigoryan issued a congratulatory message and presented the main directions of the policy conducted in the sphere of environmental protection, the status and achievements of the reforms over the one year.
Clarification of the Ministry of Nature Protection
Environmental main issues, submitted by former Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Ayser Ghazaryan in the course of the press conference held in ''Sputnik Armenia'' press center - for the failure of which the latter blamed the ministry - were under his direct coordination, thus he was personally responsible for their solution.
Conference on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity
On May 22, on the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection and Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU), there took place a conference on "Biodiversity in agrarian".
The event focused on raising public awareness on biodiversity, voicing existing problems and presenting solutions.
The Minister of Nature Protection received IFAD Regional Director
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation headed by Khalida Bouzar, Regional Director for Project Management of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) who has arrived in Armenia on a working visit.
The Armenian-Italian relations in the sphere of environmental protection will be elevated to a qualitatively new level
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Armenia Vincenzo del Monaco.
The Ministry of Nature Protection deepens cooperation with the Agencies of the United Nations
The delegation led by Minister Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation headed by UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia Shombi Sharp.
Invitation to participate in a competitive selection process of In-Country Expert with the total salary of up to USD 25,000 equal to AMD for seven-month employment
Terms of Reference (TOR) In-Country Expert for the NDC Partnership
The NDC Partnership is a coalition of countries and institutions committed to supporting countries in implementing and increasing the ambition of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The Government of the Republic of Armenia joined the NDC Partnership in August 2018 and aims to develop a Partnership Plan to advance its mitigation and adaptation actions, a strategic climate action plan and pipeline of projects towards 2020.
The Minister of Nature Protection participated in UNESCO International Water Conference
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan participated in UNESCO International Water Conference in Paris, on May 13-14, that is aimed at advancing water security of countries by leveraging inter-sectorial management of water resources.
Environmental trainings are conducted for around 350 employees of Yerevan Municipality
The Ministry of Nature Protection, jointly with UNDP in Armenia and the Public Administration Academy of Armenia, organized the launch of environmental trainings for community and civil servants within "Generate Global Environmental Benefits through Environmental Education and Raising Awareness of Stakeholders" project scopes. The first phase of the project envisages environmental trainings for around 350 employees of Yerevan Municipality.
Ahead of the World Migratory Bird Day, the shore of Lake Sevan was cleared of plastic
On May 11, on the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection, there were organized events dedicated to World Migratory Bird Day in the vicinity of Gull Island of “Sevan” national park, during which the area was cleared of garbage, and separation of plastic was supervised. The world’s second largest colony of Armenian red-listed gulls is situated at Lake Sevan (the largest one is located at Lake Arpi).
Discussed the process of introducing the innovative climate finance mechanism with the French side
The delegations headed by Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia Jonathan Lacôte considered the Armenian-French cooperation agenda on environmental issues.
There are inaccuracies in the article entitled "Tender for providing cleaning works has not yet been announced'', published in the 80th release (May 8) of “Zhoghovurd” daily.
The reception of citizens took place in the Ministry of Nature Protection
Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Ayser Ghazaryan received citizens registered in April. The twelve citizens participated in the reception.
Clarification over the open letter of Director of "Sv Jur" LLC
With reference to the open letter of the Director of "Sv Jur" LLC, disseminated on the Internet, we inform that the Ministry of Nature Protection gives no advice to any entrepreneur, thus the environmental impact assessment and expertise of any envisaged activity is supervised in accordance with the defined order of the law on "Environmental Impact Assessment and Expertise".
The Minister of Nature Protection will participate in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) from April 25 to 27 in China
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan will conduct a working visit to the People's Republic of China to take part in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing, within the framework of which the second "Green Silk Road" thematic forum will be held, and the launch of “International Coalition for Green Development on the Belt and Road” will be given.