"Environmental project implementation unit” SI for supporting to produce the sixth national report to the Convention Biological Diversity, announces a pre-qualification procedure for selection of international consultant
The expert on the development of the 6th national report on biological diversity will support the local consultancy organization and the staff of "EPIU" in settling issues set out in the ToR.
The status and the prospects for cooperation addressed to enhanced water resource management were discussed with KfW Bank officers
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received Regional Director of Community Infrastructure Programme of the German Development Bank (KfW) Marion Konishi, who arrived in Armenia on a working visit, newly appointed Project Manager of "Integrated Water Resource Management/Akurian River" Robert Roth and (KfW) Armenian Representative Zara Chatinyan.
The initiative to refuse single-use plastic was considered with responsible persons of supermarkets, large commercial networks
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan met with the executives of large commercial networks, supermarkets of the republic on the margins of the initiative of single-use plastic refusal kicked off in Armenia by the undertaking of the Ministry of Nature Protection.
The next reception of citizens took place at the Ministry of Nature Protection
The Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received 24 citizens registered in Information and Public Relation Department in August.
During the reception the citizens applied for a job, as well as presented their questions, observations and suggestions regarding the functions of the Ministry of Nature Protection, to which there were given in-depth explanations and answers.
Director of “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex” SNCO of the Ministry of Nature Protection Vardan Gevorgyan has died
Being in charge of one of the most pivotal organizations of the Ministry, he exercised his professionalism and knowledge, zeal and experience in preserving rich biodiversity of Syunik. Vardan Gevorgyan was one of the pioneers of the Artsakh liberation war, the commander of the military unit. He has never avoided responsibility. It is not accidental that he enjoys high reputation and respect among the ministry’s staff, combat friends and those knowing him.
The entire staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection expresses deepest condolences to his family and relatives.
There were discussed issues over rejecting single-use plastic with the executives of restaurants and public catering sector
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan had a meeting with representatives of restaurants, restaurant networks, cafes and other points of public catering sector within the framework of ban of single-use plastic kicked off in Armenia at the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection.
The First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection met with the delegation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan had a meeting with the delegation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United States headed by Natural Resource Management Specialist, Team Leader Jacopo Monzini .
A meeting invitation to representatives of supermarkets, large trade networks and points
The Ministry of Nature Protection invites representatives of supermarkets, large trade networks and points to a meeting within the single-use plastic banning initiative kicked off in Armenia by the undertaking of the Ministry.
The First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection considered single use plastic reduction and banning with representatives of non-governmental organizations
A few days ago, the Minister of Nature Protection announced that gradual reduction and eventual ban of single-use polyethylene packages and containers in Armenia will be focused on reducing environmental pollution and supervising efficacious waste management.
“EPIU” SI of the Ministry of Nature Protection invites international experts to work on a competitive basis in the frames of Green Climate Fund-supported “Readiness Support” project
Experts should support activities conducted by local consulting organizations and the staff of “EPIU” SI in addressing the problems envisaged by the technical tasks in the frames of “Readiness Support” project with the support of Green Climate Fund.
Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan took tour of the Ministry of Nature Protection
On August 17 Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan accompanied by Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan conducted a tour of the Ministry.
There were considered the status and the prospects for cooperation with the Caucasus Nature Fund
RA Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini, RA National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
A meeting invitation for representatives of restaurants, restaurant networks, cafes and other public catering sector
The Ministry of Nature Protection invites representatives of restaurants, restaurant networks, cafes and other public catering sector to a meeting within the single-use plastic banning initiative kicked off in Armenia by the undertaking of the Ministry.
“Environmental Project Implementing Unit” State Institution announces a competitive tender with the objective to select an organization within the Green Climate Fund “Readiness Support” grant scopes
Green Climate Fund (hereinafter referred to as the Fund) was established in 2015, as an operating entity of the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the fundamental financing body for climate change mitigation and adaptation mechanisms.
Armenia to receive enhanced support in global fight against climate change
To increase the efficiency of intended project fulfillment in global fight against climate change, the Ministry of Nature Protection has joined “Nationally Determined Contributions” partnership (NDC Partnership).
A meeting invitation to representatives of NGOs, targeted at considering the steps towards refusing single-use plastic
On the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection, the ban on single-use plastic was initiated in Armenia.
The Ministry of Nature Protection invites representatives of non-governmental organizations engaged in the sphere of environmental protection to discuss the issues over prohibiting single-use plastic within the scopes of the launched events.
Single use plastic banning initiative starts from the city of Talin, Aragatsotn province
On July 10th the Minister of Nature Protection kicked off a strategy aimed at gradual reduction and eventual ban of single-use plastic. The strategy has two components. The first one focuses on piloting the implantation of green behavior in one community, and gauging the receptiveness of green policies and behavioral change.
For the first time, mammal hunting was not allowed in Armenia during the hunting period except for wolves and jackals
On the bases of the propositions of N2459-152 note presented by Director of Zoology and Hydro Ecology Scientific Center of the RA National Academy of Sciences (July 20, 2018) Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan signed an order defining hunting amounts and periods envisaged for 2018-2019. For the first time, the order prohibits mammal hunting during the hunting period except for wolves and jackals.
There will be trainings over organizing public awareness-raising campaigns on environmental issues for the Mass Media and NGOs
On August 7-10 a four-day lesson about environmental communication will be organized for the mass media and environmental NGOs within UNDP/GEF "Generate global environmental benefits through environmental education and raising awareness of stakeholders" projects scopes.
The workshop of the working group streamlining sound utilization of chemicals in Armenia took place
The workshop of the working group streamlining sound utilization of chemicals in Armenia took place in Ani Plaza Hotel, Yerevan, within the framework of "Armenia / UNEP Partnership: Improving Chemicals Legislation and Industry Engagement in Armenia" project; in attendence were the working group members, the representatives of interested departments, research institutes and higher educational institutions.