“ELARD Group”, international team of experts, arrived in Armenia with the objective to conduct independent expertise of Amulsar gold-bearing quartzite deposit
The international experts have arrived in Armenia to conduct an independent survey of Amulsar gold-bearing quartzite deposit, as the Minister of Nature Protection announced at the press conference held to summarize the activities performed in the 100-day period of his tenure.
The delegation of the Ministry of Nature Protection had a meeting with the officers of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
The delegation headed by Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) led by Associate Director of Energy Efficiency and Climate Change team at EBRD Nigel Jollands.
"Green Initiatives" foster green thinking
There took place the official opening ceremony of "eco pavilion" in the Northern Avenue, which marked the start-up of "Green Initiatives" environmental campaign. In attendance were Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, Dmitry Mariyasin, Acting UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia, officers of international and non-governmental organizations.
A working visit to Syunik region
The delegation led by Minister Erik Grigoryan conducted a working visit to Syunik Region.
The delegation comprised Deputy Minister Gnel Sanosyan, heads of corresponding subdivisions of the staff and regional divisions, KfW Environmental Project Coordinator Alvaro Bernal, team members of "Support Program for Protected Areas - Armenia" (SPPA-A) project (€ 8.25 million).
MNP subdivisions engaged in World Cleanup Day activities
On September 15 the workers of the Ministry of Nature Protection Staff accomplished cleaning works in the vicinity of “Karmir Blur” (Red Hill) archaeological site within the framework of World Cleanup Day.
World Cleanup Day will also be held in Armenia
On September 15, World Cleanup Day will be held in Armenia.
To clean the environment from wastes, the RA Ministry of Nature Protection envisages cleanups in the area of Karmir Blur (Red Hill), Yerevan, on September 15, at 10:00. Also, the cleaning activities will be effected in all sp
The seminar apropos of safety assessment of tailings was held in Tsakhkadzor
At the initiative of “Eco Peace” Ecological NGO, within "Providing assistance to security betterment of industrial storage pools: tailings in Armenia" project scopes, there took place a training seminar on safety assessment of tailings in Tsaghkadzor on September 3-7, 2018.
It was considered the status of the project targeted at modernization of energy efficiency of buildings
Chaired by Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, the session of United Nations Development Programme – Green Climate Fund (UNDP-GCF) “De-risking and Scaling-up Investment in Energy Efficient Retrofits” project was held.
It is envisaged to implement the Green Climate Fund project in Armenia
Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Ayser Ghazaryan took part in the workshop over the project fulfillment of the Green Climate Fund, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Nature Protection.
Minister E. Grigoryan have summarized the activities performed by the Ministry over the past 100 days
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan summed up the works accomplished by the Ministry in the 100-day period of his tenure and presented current and prospective projects.
The Minister of Nature Protection met with GIZ’s representatives
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Representative of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ-Armenia) Anne Dorothy Campbell, Regional Programme Director of “Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus” (IBiS) Hans-Joachim Lipp and newly-appointed Team Leader Armenia Tobias Wittmann.
There were considered the status and prospects for cooperation with the officers of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received USAID/Armenia's Sustainable Development Acting Office Director Lyla Andrews Bashan and Mission Environmental Officer for USAID Armenia Marina Vardanyan.
On September 7 the Minister of Nature Protection will sum up 100 Days in Office
On September 7, at 12:00, there will take place Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan’s press conference. The Minister of Nature Protection will summarize the activities conducted in the 100-day period of his tenure, will present the launched and prospective projects in the sphere of environmental protection. The press conference will take place at MNP Conference Hall.
Address: 5th floor, 3rd Government House, Republic Square, Yerevan.
Information and Public Relation Department
"Environmental project implementation unit” SI for supporting to produce the sixth national report to the Convention Biological Diversity, announces a pre-qualification procedure for selection of international consultant
The expert on the development of the 6th national report on biological diversity will support the local consultancy organization and the staff of "EPIU" in settling issues set out in the ToR.
The status and the prospects for cooperation addressed to enhanced water resource management were discussed with KfW Bank officers
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received Regional Director of Community Infrastructure Programme of the German Development Bank (KfW) Marion Konishi, who arrived in Armenia on a working visit, newly appointed Project Manager of "Integrated Water Resource Management/Akurian River" Robert Roth and (KfW) Armenian Representative Zara Chatinyan.
The initiative to refuse single-use plastic was considered with responsible persons of supermarkets, large commercial networks
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan met with the executives of large commercial networks, supermarkets of the republic on the margins of the initiative of single-use plastic refusal kicked off in Armenia by the undertaking of the Ministry of Nature Protection.
The next reception of citizens took place at the Ministry of Nature Protection
The Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received 24 citizens registered in Information and Public Relation Department in August.
During the reception the citizens applied for a job, as well as presented their questions, observations and suggestions regarding the functions of the Ministry of Nature Protection, to which there were given in-depth explanations and answers.
Director of “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex” SNCO of the Ministry of Nature Protection Vardan Gevorgyan has died
Being in charge of one of the most pivotal organizations of the Ministry, he exercised his professionalism and knowledge, zeal and experience in preserving rich biodiversity of Syunik. Vardan Gevorgyan was one of the pioneers of the Artsakh liberation war, the commander of the military unit. He has never avoided responsibility. It is not accidental that he enjoys high reputation and respect among the ministry’s staff, combat friends and those knowing him.
The entire staff of the Ministry of Nature Protection expresses deepest condolences to his family and relatives.
There were discussed issues over rejecting single-use plastic with the executives of restaurants and public catering sector
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan had a meeting with representatives of restaurants, restaurant networks, cafes and other points of public catering sector within the framework of ban of single-use plastic kicked off in Armenia at the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection.
The First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection met with the delegation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan had a meeting with the delegation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United States headed by Natural Resource Management Specialist, Team Leader Jacopo Monzini .