On July 7 the Minister of Nature Protection received the delegation of the Heinrich Boell Foundation headed by President Ellen Ueberschaer that arrived in Armenia. The delegation included Walter Kaufmann, the Head of Eastern and South East Europe Department of the Foundation, Nino Lejava, the Director of South Caucasus Regional Office and Olya Azatyan, Armenia Project Coordinator. First Deputy Minister Irina Ghaplanyan also took part in the meeting.
Addressing the guests, the Minister of Nature Protection highly valued the Foundation’s activities in Armenia. At the guests’request, Minister Erik Grigoryan submitted the first priority projects being accomplished by the Ministry of Nature Protection. It was also reflected upon the issues regarding water resources and forest management, as well as
the measures undertaken towards improvement of environmental monitoring system, introduction of the online system for issuing environmental, permits, licenses and consents.
Besides, the parties called attention to the issues concerning green economy and eco-education.
Ellen Ueberschaer presented the works to be fulfilled in Armenia by the Heinrich Boell Foundation.
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: 46 Charenc, Yerevan, tel. 011-81-85-92).