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.
Notifying the children and parents about protecting from ultraviolet dangerous rays
Ahead of the summer, the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA has undertaken a number of initiatives dedicated to the dangers of ultraviolet rays of the sun, the necessity of protecting from them and their methods. The target groups of the initiatives are regarded the children aged 1 to 14 years, taking into consideration their ultimate exposure to ultraviolet rays.
The Armenian-American collaboration will be expanded in environmental protection sector
The delegation led by Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation headed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Armenia Richard Mills.
The efficient use of considerable potential of Armenian-Iranian cooperation in environmental protection sphere was signified
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Seyyed Kazem Sajjad.
By the decree of the Prime Minister, Gnel Sanosyan was appointed to the post of the Deputy Minister of Nature Protection
Illustrating environmental problems through the visual language of caricature
On the occasion of World Environment Day the Ministry of Nature Protection alongside the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia and the Embassy of Sweden in Armenia organized an exhibition entitled “Facing the Climate: Swedish and Armenian satirical cartoonists get you thinking''.
The case on deforestation was revealed within a day
The members of "Eco House and Camp" initiative circulated a video in their Facebook page about the freshly cut tree trunks detected in the 3rd unit of Hagharcin district of “Dilijan” national park.
Ecologist’s Day in “Dilijan” national park
On the occasion of Ecologist’s Day the workers of “Dilijan” national park SNCO conducted an environmental lesson and a trip in “Yew Grove” reserve for 22 pupils of Hagharcin school. The schoolchildren familiarized with "Yew Grove" reserve, trails blazing and their meaning, installed signboards, orientation ways without a map and compass, the installation and collection of tents, the flora and fauna of “Dilijan” national park.
The eco-educational events were organized in “Zikatar” state sanctuary on the occasion of Ecologist’s Day
The environmental film screening, discussion and art painting event were organized in the administrative building of "Zikatar" state sanctuary of Ministry of Nature Protection on the occasion Ecologist’s Day.
World Environment Day in “Lake Arpi” national park
On the occasion of Ecologist’s Day the workers of “Lake Arpi” national park conducted cleaning activities in the areas adjacent to the lake and in the vicinity of the Visitor Centre.