The Minister of Nature Protection received the delegation of the Heinrich Boell Foundation that arrived in Armenia
On July 7 the Minister of Nature Protection received the delegation of the Heinrich Boell Foundation headed by President Ellen Ueberschaer that arrived in Armenia. The delegation included Walter Kaufmann, the Head of Eastern and South East Europe Department of the Foundation, Nino Lejava, the Director of South Caucasus Regional Office and Olya Azatyan, Armenia Project Coordinator. First Deputy Minister Irina Ghaplanyan also took part in the meeting.
“EPIU” State Institution announces a competitive tender for preparation of National Report to UNCCD
The tender details are available by the following link:
(Published 06.07.2018 18:29 - 13.07.2018 until 11:00)
“EPIU” State Institution announces a competitive tender for preparation of the 6th National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
The tender details are available by the following link:
(Published 06.07.2018 17:48 - 13.07.2018 until 11:30)
The Minister of Nature Protection met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia Sergei Kopirkin. The top management of the ministry was also engaged in the meeting.
Prospects of ecotourism development in specially protected areas of nature
Minister of Nature Protection Gnel Sanosyan met with the representatives of three dozen tourism organizations. The meeting was also attended by relevant heads of subdivisions of the Ministry of Nature Protection. There were considered ecotourism development in specially protected areas of nature (SPAs) for 2018, as well as cooperation issues.
"Eco-Yerevan 2800" exhibition in Artists’ Union of Armenia
On July 3 "Eco-Yerevan 2800" exhibition took place in Artists’ Union of Armenia, where the painters illustrated their concerns and admiration towards nature of Yerevan through exhibits.
It was allocated US$ 7.450.000 grant to Armenia within the framework of the session of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan participated in the Ministerial Session of the 6th GEF Assembly held in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The competition for innovative solutions to face the consequences of cimate change has been launched
On June 30 a competition for innovative solutions to face current challenges in forestry and agricultural sphere posed by climate change was organized within UNDP's ''Addressing climate change impact through enhanced capacity for wildfires managment in Armenia'' project scopes.
The swimming period has been officially launched in Lake Sevan
On July 1 the solemn opening ceremony of 2018 beach season in Lake Sevan took place in N1 public beach of “Sevan” national park.
There will take place "Eco-Yerevan 2800" exhibition
On July 3-8, on the initiative of "Environmental Protection through the Language of Fine Arts" non-governmental organization and with the support of the Ministries of Nature Protection and Culture there will take place "Eco-Yerevan 2800" exhibition in Artists' Union.
The Ministerial Roundtable on Forest Landscape Restoration in the Caucasus and Central Asia was held in Astana
Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Gnel Sanosyan participated in the Ministerial Roundtable on Forest Landscape Restoration in the Caucasus and Central Asia held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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By the decree of RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Ayser Ghazaryan was appointed Deputy Minister of Nature Protection
The decree of the Prime Minister says:
“Guided by the 1st point of the 9th Article of the Law on “Civil Service”, to appoint Ayser Ghazaryan Deputy Minister of Nature Protection”.
The outputs of the air monitoring of Alaverdi were handed over to the Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body
On June 15-16 the Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was immediately briefed about the citizens’ call over the industrial smoke coming out of the chimney flue of the metallurgical workshop of Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant owned by “Armenian Copper Programme” CJSC, pouring into the town, to find out possible causes of the smoke and undertake corresponding measures.
It was estimated 7.7 million AMD as damage caused to the nature
18 environmental breaches were detected, administrative proceedings were brought on 10 cases (3 cases were previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 730.000 AMD is the result of inspections, visits, cases and report receipt conducted by Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA within the period of 11-15.05.2018.
The new inserted accounting standard will enhance the supervision over the turnover of financial instruments
The introduction of the accounting standard defined by the RA law on "Accounting of Public Sector Organizations" have been completed in the Ministry of Nature Protection and its subordinate organizations funded and supported by the Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF).
There were considered the status and prospects of cooperation of the Ministry of Nature Protection and the USAID Mission to Armenia
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Director of Sustainable Development Office of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Armenia Lyla J. Andrew Bashan.
The cooperation potential with Japan will be fully tapped in the sphere of environmental protection
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada .
The status and prospects for cooperation were considered with the UNDP
On June 14 the delegation of the Ministry of Nature Protection led by Minister Erik Grigoryan had a meeting with the delegation headed by UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Shombi Sharp.
In case of relevant preservation, it is possible to allow whitefish commercial hunting at Lake Sevan
Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Gnel Sanosyan held a working meeting over illegal fishing issue and the opportunities of commercial fishing.