The whole personnel of the Ministry of Environment congratulates all of us on the 28th anniversary of Army Day.
The Armenian army was established due to the feat, selfless struggle, devotion and heroism of tens of thousands of Armenians, and the joint efforts of the Armenian people. Our Armed Forces have proven their combat readiness, becoming an important factor for regional security and stability. Today, the Armenian army continues confidently to honor its tasks.
The National Assembly adopted the legislative package on “Making Supplements and Amendments to the Code on Ozone-Depleting Substances and on Administrative Offenses'' in the first reading
The corresponding legislative package was submitted by the Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan in the National Assembly.
The ban will include the countries that produce ozone-depleting substances and have not signed the Montreal and Vienna Conventions.
There took place the discussion in the Ministry of Environment within the framework of TAIEX Expert Mission
On January 20-24, the seminar-discussion of TAIEX Expert mission took place in the Ministry of Environment, on the margins of which experts presented EU Directives 2003/4 /, 2003/35 on public access to environmental information, public participation and the right to a fair trial.
Green Climate Fund has approved the funding of “Expansion of green financial instruments in the Republic of Armenia” grant project
On the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, the Green Climate Fund has approved the funding of “Expansion of green financial instruments in the Republic of Armenia” grant project, within the framework of which “ArmSwissBank” LLC has been selected as the implementing body.
The use of plastic bags will be banned
The legislative amendment proposed by the Ministry of Environment will enter into force on January 1, 2022.
The RA Government adopted today the draft law on “Making Supplements to the RA Law on Trade and Services of the Republic of Armenia”, submitted by the Ministry of Environment.
Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan received EU delegation
Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan received EU Delegation - Head of EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Andrea Viktorin, and Vassilis Maragos, Head of the Unit responsible for Armenia at the European Commission's Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, who is in Armenia on a working visit.
Today Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan received Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Armenia Christopher Smith
In the course of the first working meeting, the sides referred to a number of issues regarding the bilateral cooperation.
Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan’s congratulatory message on the occasion of New Year
The outcomes of ''Generate Global Environmental Benefits through Environmental Education and Raising Awareness of Stakeholders'' project were summarized
It took place the final meeting on ''Generate Global Environmental Benefits through Environmental Education and Raising Awareness of Stakeholders'' project under the Ministry of Environment and the UNDP Global Environmental Fund (UNDP-GEF).
The sessions of the Steering Committees implementing the projects on '' PCBs and Mercury'' were held
The successive sessions of the Steering Committee implementing ''Regional Demonstration Project for Coordinated Management of ODS and POPs disposal'' (project on PCBs) and of the Steering Committee implementing "Strengthening capacity to promote phasing out of mercury-added products in Armenia" project (project on Mercury) took place.
Vardan Melikyan called the reception of citizens
Today, a number of citizens participated in the reception of citizens held by Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan.
The next meeting of the Governing Board implementing the Minamata Convention on Mercury took place
On October 10, 2013, the Republic of Armenia signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury in Kumamoto, Japan, which was ratified by the law of the Republic of Armenia (October 19, 2017).
Discussion on "Armenia accelerates the implementation of Paris Agreement" within the scope of "EU for Climate" regional project
On the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, and with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the round-table discussion on "Armenia accelerates the implementation of Paris Agreement" was held today at the Armenia Marriott Hotel.
A grant of 900.000 euros for specially protected areas of nature
Today, the Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan received Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
New professional direction in Armenia
Today, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan and Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan participated in the opening ceremony of “Refrigeration Economics” middle professional institution.
The results of the implementation of Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement were summarized
Today, the Expert Mission under the EU Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument in a bid to comply the national legislation on the creation of a plastic bottle deposit system in Armenia...
The scope of cooperation expands
On December 9-13, Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan participates in the working discussion on “Expert Mission on the Legislative Framework for the Protection of Biodiversity”. The discussion is focused on the issues of integrated biodiversity management and improvement of the legislative field.
The draft decree of the Government of the Republic of Armenia on " Making amendments to the RA Government N 92-N decree (January 25 2005)" was adopted during today's session of the Government
Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan submitted the relevant draft decree, notably stating that it is applied in a number of cases, including meant for estimating the damage caused to land resources as a result of breaches of the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.
Erik Grigoryan participated in the high level meeting on "Highlighting the role of forests in the context of climate change"
Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan participated in the high level meeting on "Highlighting the role of forests in the context of climate change" within the framework of the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25; in attendance were Ministers of Environment and Agriculture of Spain, Chile, Ecuador, Pakistan, Ethiopia.
Irina Ghaplanyan received the delegation headed by the Kingdom of Sweden
Today, Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan received the delegation led by Johannes Oljelund, Director-General for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden.