The Minister of Nature Protection received the delegation of the Heinrich Boell Foundation that arrived in Armenia

09-07-2018

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.

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