Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the delegation headed by Officer of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Daniel Haas , Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Armenia Bernhard Matthias Kiesler, KfW Regional Office Director for South Caucasus Klaus Weigel, Bank’s Project Manager Alvaro Berriel, accompanied by KfW and GIZ representatives in Armenia.
The meeting took a note of the process of providing budget assistance to Armenia by the German Development Bank (KfW), addressed to ongoing reforms in the sphere of environmental protection for 2019-2020. The reform targets and anticipated results were observed.
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, submitting the measures in a bid to strengthen biodiversity conservation, integrated monitoring and permitting systems, legislative and institutional amendments in expertise processes, stated that their primary objective is to increase the environmental efficiency and to reduce sectorial corruption risks.
The sides also referred to the status of implementation of 97 road maps developed by the Ministry of Nature Protection for approximation of over 30 environmental instructions in the frames of EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA).
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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).