A working consultation over streamlining wildfire suppression and prevention measures
Chaired by President of the State Forest Committee of the RA MNP Mikayel Manukyan, a working consultation was held with a focus on the issues over streamlining wildfire suppression and prevention measures.
Artsvik Minasyan discussed the issues relating to “Debt-for-Environment Swap” initiative with WB representatives
On March 27 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan had a meeting with the World Bank delegation headed by Practice Manger at World Bank Maria Gonzalez-Miranda. In the core of the meeting with World Bank team were issues regarding “Debt-for-Environment Swap” initiative.
The forty-seventh plenary session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 47) took place in Paris
The 47th plenary session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) took place in Paris, France, on March 17-22; in atteendence were representatives of over 110 states, as well as numerous organizations of the UN and environmental non-governmental organizations. Asya Muradyan, Head of Division of Policy of Climate Change and Atmosphere of Department of Environment Protection Policy at the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA, Focal Point to IPCC had a participation in the session.
A wildfire broke out in “Dilijan” national park was put out
On March 23, at over 18:00 a wildfire broke out in the 10th area of the 2nd unit of "Shamakhyan" district of “Dilijan NP”, thus the forester briefed the Rescue Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia about the case.
The delegation of the UNESCO conducted a visit to RA regions
Patrick McKeever, Secretary of the UNESCO International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme was on a working visit to Armenia within the scope of “Global Geopark” project of UNESCO's Natural Sciences Directorate in the second half of March, 2018.
There were considered and signified sectorial development projects during the event organized on the occasion of International Day of Forests
Today, on March 21 the State Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA organized an event on the occasion of International Day of Forests with a focus on the submission of key directions of a three-year development project of forest sector developed by the Committee.
Norm violations on cutting trees were detected in “Dilijan” national park
On March 20 during extraordinary inspection procedures the workers of the conservation unit of "Dilijan" national park SNCO detected 10 m3 beech firewood illegally stockpiled by an unknown individual on the basis of the call of the participants of Eco-Patrol” doing public monitoring. The case was detected in the 14th area of "Hagharcin" district.