A meeting alongside representatives of construction companies was held in Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body
Head of Environmental Protection and Inspection Body Eghish Terteryan had a meeting with the representatives of construction companies operating in Yerevan.
Artsvik Minasyan had a meeting with the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia
On March 15 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan met with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Shombi Sharp. Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP in Armenia Dmitry Mariassin, UNDP Environmental Governance Portfolio Coordinator Armen Martirosyan, First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, Head of Department of International Cooperation of the RA MNP Staff Ruzanna Grigoryan participated in the meeting.
The principal of corporate social responsibility has become an integral part of environmental protection policy
At the initiative of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and the American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia (AmCham) a consultation over "Nature and Corporate Social Responsibility" was held.
Clarification over dissemination of the news in social media about cases of illegal felling detected in the area of "Dilijan" national park
The social media circulated the news about the trunks of illegally cut trees detected in the area of ''Dilijan'' national park. The RA Ministry of Nature Protection informs that the workers of “Hagharcin” district revealed 96 parts of illegally cut trees two weeks ago.
3.569.970 AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature
16 environmental breaches were detected, administrative proceedings were brought on 17 cases (14 cases were previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 1.590.000 AMD was calculated during inspections, visits, cases, report receipt conducted by Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA within the period of 05-07.03.2018.
Perspectives and desired results for establishing geoparks in Armenia were considered
At the initiative of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection, a workshop on “Prerequisites for establishing geoparks” took place in Ani Plaza Hotel. It was organized on the margins of the visit of the officers of “Global Geopark” project of UNESCO's Natural Sciences Directorate.
Ecological knowledge of schoolchildren of “Young Naturalists” club were appreciated
The second phase of eco-educational events was launched in “Young Naturalists” club established under the aegis of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection. A competition was organized among the pupils of Yerevan primary school named after D. Varouzhan, “Usum” secondary school, Khoren and Shushanik Avetisyans School of Armenian Educational Foundation.
Issues relating to energy efficiency in communities were considered along with the delegation of German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan received the delegation of German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) led by Expert on Urban Planning, EU Regional and Cohesion Policy for International Cooperation Stefan Elsing.
A working visit was conducted to Syunik Region
The working group of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection conducted a three-day visit to Syunik Region to evaluate the outputs of works accomplished with the socio-economic development component of the first phase and consider priorities of the second phase, suggestions of communities, measures directed to addressing current social problems within the frameworks of “Support Programme for Protected Areas – Armenia” (SPPA-Armenia) project.
A seminar on "Scientific and methodological basis for creation of biosphere reserves in Armenia" was held in the Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies of National Academy of Sciences, RA
On March 1, 2018, a seminar on "Scientific and methodological basis for creation of biosphere reserves in Armenia” organized by the Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies of National Academy of Sciences of RA along with the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and the initial meeting of “Biosphere reserves as model regions for climate change mitigation and adaptation” project were held in the Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies, which is implemented with the assistance of “Mikhail Sukhov” foundation.
RA Minister of Nature Protection had a meeting with the Minister of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
On February 27 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan met with the delegation led by the Minister of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Reza Ardakani
RA Minister of Nature Protection A. Minasyan received the delegation headed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Armenia Martina Quick
RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan received the delegation led by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Armenia Martina Quick.
Another step addressed to capacity-building of specially protected areas of nature has been undertaken
The official opening ceremony of the renovated administrative building of “Jrvezh” forest park, new automatic barriers as well as the ceremony of donating high-class firefighting apparatus to the SNCO was held in “Reserve Park Complex“ SNCO of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA within “The Transboundary Joint Secretariat 3rd Phase” (TJS-III) project scopes of WWF Armenia (World Wildlife Fund).