Amateur fishing were prohibited within the water territories of Lake Arpi, Shirak Region
RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan signed an instruction prohibiting amateur hunting and signing of contracts about fishing within the water territories of Lake Arpi, Shirak Region until January 31, 2018.
Public reviews will be held over the main simplified plan of Karenis community
A number of employees of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia were encouraged for the productive work
New Year celebration of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection took place, in the course of which the Minister of Nature Protection summarized implemented works, achievements and favorable outcomes of 2017 year, pinpointed the gaps, outlined the future tasks for their solutions as well. A group of workers of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA were encouraged with Certificates of Appreciation and monetary prizes for honest work, long-term and considerable contribution to the area of environmental protection.
The works of pupils of National Centre of Aesthetics were exhibited in State Museum of Nature of Armenia
The opening of “Picturesque Avenue” exhibition took place in State Museum of Nature of Armenia. The pupils of National Centre of Aesthetics after H. Igityan presented the exhibition. In the frames of “Picturesque Avenue” exhibition, they illustrated various works that attract everyone for their brightness and sincerity specific to children.
The session on interdepartmental panel implementing Stockholm Convention took place
The session on interdepartmental panel implementing Stockholm Convention on “Persistent Organic Pollutants” was held at the ministry, chaired by Artsvik Minasyan, the RA Minister of Nature Protection, Chairman of the Panel.
Armenia ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury
The Minamata Convention on Mercury signed on October 10, 2013, was ratified by the RA law (19.10.2017 HO-130-N).
On December 13, the documents related to the Minamata Convention was deposited with the UN Secretary-General acting as the Depositary. The Republic of Armenia is the 85th state that has ratified the Minamata Convention. The Convention will enter into force for the Republic of Armenia since March 13, 2018.
Armenia’s National Ozone Unit organized 2017 wrap-up meeting
On December 22-23, 2017, the wrap-up meeting of 2017 year and the stakeholder meeting were held in Tsaghkadzor within the framework of HCFC Phase-out project (Stage II), organized by the National Ozone Unit under the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia.
As a result of 2017 accomplished and ongoing reform measures, the ministry will fully implement integrated environmental policy
Today RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan outlined the undertakings of 2017 year implemented by the ministry and identified the foremost projects of the coming year at the meeting with journalists. Earlier, the Minister of Nature Protection pointed at existing problems in environmental sector at 2016 final press conference...
“Foundations for Future Generations” at All-Russia Scientific Forum
On October 12-15, 2017, Scientific Forum on “Ecology, Health and Education in the XXI century. Global integration of modern research and technology” was held by Chechen State University of the Russian Federation.
Naira Alaverdyan, Head of Secretariat of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia, participated in the event remotely.
The RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection met with the expert team of “Supporting reforms in the sector of small hydro power plants (SHPPs) through enabling a dialogue between civil society and the Ministry of Nature Protection for sustainable use of river ecosystems” project
On December 20 RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Kh. Hakobyan had a meeting with the expert team of “Supporting reforms in the sector of small hydro power plants (SHPPs) through enabling a dialogue between civil society and the Ministry of Nature Protection for sustainable use of river ecosystems.
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection received the members of the delegation of Vologda region of Russia which has arrived to Armenia
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan received the members of the delegation of Vologda region of Russia which has arrived to Armenia: Roman Markov, head of the Department of Forest Complex of the region (Vologda region), Director of “Vologda Forest Industrialists” company Aleksey Alekseyev, accompanied by Stanislav Pivenin and Igor Zinovevin, consultants of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation to Armenia.
Government focuses on efficient use of underground water resources in Ararat Valley
A consultation was held in the Office of Government under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan to consider the findings of a recent probe into the fish breeding entrepreneurship’s compliance with the water resource management regulations in Ararat Valley and the activities directed to groundwater restoration.
Fishing and crayfishing were banned at Lake Sevan within December 20, 2017, and January 15, 2018
Guided by “e” point of the 6th Article of the RA Law on “Fauna”, on the bases of “d” subpoint of the 12th point of N1 Annex established with “a” subpoint of the 7th point of N 1237-N order of the GoA (August 8, 2002), as well as N2459-191 note of Zoology and Hydro Ecology Scientific Center of the RA National Academy of Sciences (December 8, 2017) RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan signed an order prohibiting fishing and crayfishing at Lake Sevan within December 20, 2017, and January 15, 2018 and intensifying the supervision over illegal fishing and preserving fish resources.
“For the sake of nature protection” charitable exhibition-sale was launched
On December 14 “For the sake of nature protection” charitable exhibition-sale took place in State Museum of Nature of Armenia organized by the Artists’ Union of Armenia under the aegis of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection. The executives of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection...