The procedures of goods import were simplified due to changes
At the proposal of the Ministry of Nature Protection, the RA State Revenue Committee simplified the procedures of importing of goods containing ozone depleting substances (ODS). From now on, customs officers will detect the presence of ozone depleting substances at customs checkpoints and will not guide the importers to the Ministry of Nature Protection for the relevant reference.
Festive events in State Museum of Nature of Armenia
There took place festive events dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the declaration of independence in State Museum of Nature of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia. In attendance were Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Gnel Sanosyan, Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Agriculture and Environment Vardevan Grigoryan, Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Gabriel Ghazaryan, Iranian-Armenian philanthropist Levon Aharonyan and other guests.
There have been considered resource mobilization mechanisms for environmental priorities with WB Team
It took place a joint consultation over environmental problem-solving processes apropos of financial challenges with the officers of the RA Ministries and the World Bank in the Ministry of Nature Protection.
“Environmental project implementation unit” State Agency for supporting to produce the sixth national report to the Convention Biological Diversity, announces a pre-qualification procedure for selection of international consultant
“Environmental project implementation unit” State Agency of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia, for supporting to produce the sixth national report to the Convention Biological Diversity, announces a pre-qualification procedure for selection of international consultant
“ELARD Group”, international team of experts, arrived in Armenia with the objective to conduct independent expertise of Amulsar gold-bearing quartzite deposit
The international experts have arrived in Armenia to conduct an independent survey of Amulsar gold-bearing quartzite deposit, as the Minister of Nature Protection announced at the press conference held to summarize the activities performed in the 100-day period of his tenure.
The delegation of the Ministry of Nature Protection had a meeting with the officers of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
The delegation headed by Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) led by Associate Director of Energy Efficiency and Climate Change team at EBRD Nigel Jollands.
"Green Initiatives" foster green thinking
There took place the official opening ceremony of "eco pavilion" in the Northern Avenue, which marked the start-up of "Green Initiatives" environmental campaign. In attendance were Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, Dmitry Mariyasin, Acting UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia, officers of international and non-governmental organizations.
A working visit to Syunik region
The delegation led by Minister Erik Grigoryan conducted a working visit to Syunik Region.
The delegation comprised Deputy Minister Gnel Sanosyan, heads of corresponding subdivisions of the staff and regional divisions, KfW Environmental Project Coordinator Alvaro Bernal, team members of "Support Program for Protected Areas - Armenia" (SPPA-A) project (€ 8.25 million).
MNP subdivisions engaged in World Cleanup Day activities
On September 15 the workers of the Ministry of Nature Protection Staff accomplished cleaning works in the vicinity of “Karmir Blur” (Red Hill) archaeological site within the framework of World Cleanup Day.
World Cleanup Day will also be held in Armenia
On September 15, World Cleanup Day will be held in Armenia.
To clean the environment from wastes, the RA Ministry of Nature Protection envisages cleanups in the area of Karmir Blur (Red Hill), Yerevan, on September 15, at 10:00. Also, the cleaning activities will be effected in all sp
The seminar apropos of safety assessment of tailings was held in Tsakhkadzor
At the initiative of “Eco Peace” Ecological NGO, within "Providing assistance to security betterment of industrial storage pools: tailings in Armenia" project scopes, there took place a training seminar on safety assessment of tailings in Tsaghkadzor on September 3-7, 2018.
It was considered the status of the project targeted at modernization of energy efficiency of buildings
Chaired by Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, the session of United Nations Development Programme – Green Climate Fund (UNDP-GCF) “De-risking and Scaling-up Investment in Energy Efficient Retrofits” project was held.
It is envisaged to implement the Green Climate Fund project in Armenia
Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Ayser Ghazaryan took part in the workshop over the project fulfillment of the Green Climate Fund, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Nature Protection.
Minister E. Grigoryan have summarized the activities performed by the Ministry over the past 100 days
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan summed up the works accomplished by the Ministry in the 100-day period of his tenure and presented current and prospective projects.
The Minister of Nature Protection met with GIZ’s representatives
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Representative of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ-Armenia) Anne Dorothy Campbell, Regional Programme Director of “Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus” (IBiS) Hans-Joachim Lipp and newly-appointed Team Leader Armenia Tobias Wittmann.
There were considered the status and prospects for cooperation with the officers of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received USAID/Armenia's Sustainable Development Acting Office Director Lyla Andrews Bashan and Mission Environmental Officer for USAID Armenia Marina Vardanyan.
On September 7 the Minister of Nature Protection will sum up 100 Days in Office
On September 7, at 12:00, there will take place Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan’s press conference. The Minister of Nature Protection will summarize the activities conducted in the 100-day period of his tenure, will present the launched and prospective projects in the sphere of environmental protection. The press conference will take place at MNP Conference Hall.
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"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.