Approximately 720 million AMD to protect the population of Artik region from stone pit dust and floods
By dint of over 720 million AMD grant attracted from the International Environmental Fund, the problem of dust emitted from the existing and non-operating mines in Artik region will be addressed, which has damaged the health of the local population for decades.
The session agenda of the Public Council featured issues concerning ecological status and illegal tree cutting of Lake Sevan
The issues regarding prevention of ecological status and illegal tree cutting of Lake Sevan were considered at the session of the Public Council attached to the Minister of Environment.
Inviting construction companies to attend a discussion
The estimated cost of works is about 540.0 million AMD
On August 8, it will be the opening of bids of the tender with ՇՄՆ-ԲՄ-ԱՇՁԲ-19/01 cipher - for the needs of the Ministry of Environment - announced for acquisition of works to be implemented within the period of 2019-2021 for the cleaning of forest stands of Lake Sevan covered with water.
Developed new projects of cooperation with JICA
In the course of the meeting with Resident Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Georgia Yukihiko Ejiri, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan discussed the issues related to the expansion of the cooperation within the framework of Green Climate Fund and Minamata Convention.
Performed inventory of abandoned and districts without owner of mining wastes
The Ministry of Environment performs research and inventory activities of abandoned/ districts without owner of mining wastes.
The "Green bus" project has been launched
On June 29, "Green bus" project was launched in Yenokavan village of Tavoush region. The day was marked by “HayBuys'' festival, in the frames of which projects addressed to environmental protection and sustainable development were presented.
Discussed the directions of cooperation between the Ministry and HEIs
On the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, there took place a discussion between the Ministry and higher educational institutions (HEIs) on eco-educational issues on June 25 and on June 28.
The Deputy Minister of Environment met with the delegation of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan received the official delegation of Ukraine dealing with environmental issues.
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.