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.
The Ministry of Nature Protection deepens cooperation with the Agencies of the United Nations
The delegation led by Minister Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation headed by UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia Shombi Sharp.
Invitation to participate in a competitive selection process of In-Country Expert with the total salary of up to USD 25,000 equal to AMD for seven-month employment
Terms of Reference (TOR) In-Country Expert for the NDC Partnership
The NDC Partnership is a coalition of countries and institutions committed to supporting countries in implementing and increasing the ambition of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The Government of the Republic of Armenia joined the NDC Partnership in August 2018 and aims to develop a Partnership Plan to advance its mitigation and adaptation actions, a strategic climate action plan and pipeline of projects towards 2020.
The Minister of Nature Protection participated in UNESCO International Water Conference
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan participated in UNESCO International Water Conference in Paris, on May 13-14, that is aimed at advancing water security of countries by leveraging inter-sectorial management of water resources.
Environmental trainings are conducted for around 350 employees of Yerevan Municipality
The Ministry of Nature Protection, jointly with UNDP in Armenia and the Public Administration Academy of Armenia, organized the launch of environmental trainings for community and civil servants within "Generate Global Environmental Benefits through Environmental Education and Raising Awareness of Stakeholders" project scopes. The first phase of the project envisages environmental trainings for around 350 employees of Yerevan Municipality.
Ahead of the World Migratory Bird Day, the shore of Lake Sevan was cleared of plastic
On May 11, on the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection, there were organized events dedicated to World Migratory Bird Day in the vicinity of Gull Island of “Sevan” national park, during which the area was cleared of garbage, and separation of plastic was supervised. The world’s second largest colony of Armenian red-listed gulls is situated at Lake Sevan (the largest one is located at Lake Arpi).
Discussed the process of introducing the innovative climate finance mechanism with the French side
The delegations headed by Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia Jonathan Lacôte considered the Armenian-French cooperation agenda on environmental issues.
There are inaccuracies in the article entitled "Tender for providing cleaning works has not yet been announced'', published in the 80th release (May 8) of “Zhoghovurd” daily.
The reception of citizens took place in the Ministry of Nature Protection
Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Ayser Ghazaryan received citizens registered in April. The twelve citizens participated in the reception.
Clarification over the open letter of Director of "Sv Jur" LLC
With reference to the open letter of the Director of "Sv Jur" LLC, disseminated on the Internet, we inform that the Ministry of Nature Protection gives no advice to any entrepreneur, thus the environmental impact assessment and expertise of any envisaged activity is supervised in accordance with the defined order of the law on "Environmental Impact Assessment and Expertise".
The Minister of Nature Protection will participate in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) from April 25 to 27 in China
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan will conduct a working visit to the People's Republic of China to take part in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing, within the framework of which the second "Green Silk Road" thematic forum will be held, and the launch of “International Coalition for Green Development on the Belt and Road” will be given.
The potential of Bulgaria-Armenia cooperation will be accomplished to the maximum
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of Armenia Maria Pavlova Tsosorkova-Kaymaktchieva.
Invitation to apply for professional training programme on “Greenhouse Gas Inventories” in the Republic of Korea
A professional training programme on the transparency of climate action and support (officially open for applications) is organized jointly by UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea.
Armenia and Germany deepen cooperation in the field of environmental protection
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the delegation headed by Officer of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Daniel Haas , Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Armenia Bernhard Matthias Kiesler, KfW Regional Office Director for South Caucasus Klaus Weigel, Bank’s Project Manager Alvaro Berriel, accompanied by KfW and GIZ representatives in Armenia.
Get Out of the Red Book
The third annual exhibition titled "Get Out of the Red Book" was organized in Yerevan Zoo on the initiative of "Naturalists" group of Ayntap Secondary School N2 after Byuzand Margaryan of Ararat region. The pupils made red-listed species from wastes, and displaying them during the exhibition, voiced their problems.
The current and prospective projects were considered with the delegation of the Caucasus Nature Fund
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
Addressing the guests, Minister Grigoryan noted with satisfaction that the cooperation with CNF increases in scope and is institutional.
Armenia is the leading country in the region
On April 1-3, the Green Climate Fund's mission (GCF) arrived in Armenia led by Deputy Director Clifford Polycarp. On the margins of the visit, the workshop was embarked on April 2, in the course of which, the issues relating to climate change and cooperation with the Fund were considered.