The process of transferring of the bears kept in captivity is in progress
In the frames of the partnership along with Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the RA MNP and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) the Directorate of “ELIT SHANT” LLC, being informed about the process of transferring of the ...
Another grant program was signed between the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and the United Nations Development Programme
Today, there took place the signing of “Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) Phase Out” Project (Phase II) between the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); the project budget is USD 129.6 thousand.
The issues on sustainable and targeted funding for SPAs through grant financing were considered along with CNF’s Executive Director
RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan received Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director George (Geof) Giacomini and RA National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia Jonathan Lacôte
The RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan met with the delegation led by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia Jonathan Lacôte; Advisor to the Ambassador Alec Bourtou and Consular Officer Claire Lewis chef were in ...
Armenia was the first regional country to be conferred upon “Ozone layer protection” award
The Joint 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (COP 11) and 29th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 29) took place in Montreal, on...
The RA First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection submitted the outputs of the twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
On November 25 RA First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan presented the outputs of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November at ...
The Head of the RA MNP Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was on a working visit to Shirak Region
On November 23 the Head of the RA MNP Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was on a working visit to Shirak Region. Within the framework of his working visit E. Terteryan had a meeting with Shirak Region Governor A. Khachatryan; the meeting was also
Due to the visits conducted to Armenia by tourists there is 7.5 million AMD has entered the state budget
A seminar discussion on “Ecological safety as an essential for sustainable development of tourism” was held at Yerevan Aarhus Center undertaken by the Center through the assistance of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection. The students of Administration Educational Program ...
Head of Environmental Protection and Inspection Body of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA E. Terteryan paid a visit to Gegharkunik Region
On the margins of the working visit the Head of the Inspection Body met with Gegharkunik Region Governor K. Botoyan. The meeting was attended by the executives of power structures, business entities, officers of local state government bodies, employees ...
The public review was held over the draft of development strategy for ecological education and upbringing
Public reviews of the draft of development strategy for ecological education and upbringing were held at UN office in Armenia. The representatives, experts of state departments of the Republic of Armenia, top universities in Armenia, NGOs were engaged. RA Deputy Minister ....
An arboretum will be established in the areas of Byurakan Observatory
Today, the working group headed by RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan visited V. Hambardzumyan Observatory of the RA National Academy of Sciences in Byurakan.The workers of the RA MNP Bioresource Management Agency, “Reserve Park” SNCO and other ...
The workshop on Biosphere reserve concept in Armenia
On November 20-21 the workshop dedicated to the UNESCO’s Biosphere reserve concept and the consultation over perspectives for its localization in Armenia kicked off in “Erebuni Plaza” Business Center. The 2-day event was organized within the scopes of “Support Programme for Protected Areas-Armenia” project executed by the RA Ministry of ...
The Head of the Inspection Body was on a working visit to Lori Region
The Head of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body E. Terteryan, who had left on a working visit to Lori Region, met with Lori Region Governor A. Nalbandyan on November 16. The Prosecutor General of Lori Region, Head of Regional Police Department, representatives of local state government bodies, corresponding subdivisions of the ..
Water balance determination will promote efficient and sustainable water resource management of river basins in the republic
The Executive approved the method for the determination of the RA water balance by river basins, through which maximum permissible norm of human effects on aquatic ecosystems will be defined. It was developed on the basis of the RA Prime Minister’s relevant instructions.
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Kh. Hakobyan met with the responsible persons of U.S. Embassy in Armenia
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan had a meeting with Economic and Commercial Officer at U.S Embassy in Armenia Raphael Sambou and Aleksey Hovakimyan, Economic Specialist of Political and Economics Division of U.S Embassy in Armenia. The meeting was attended by the officers of corresponding...
“Khosrov Forest: call and regeneration” exhibition was opened
On November 14 “Khosrov Forest: call and regeneration” exhibition was opened in Artists’ Union of Armenia. The artists’ works were painted at “Khosrov Forest” state reserve. The idea of implementing this exhibition was the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and Artists’ Union of Armenia.
The RA Ministry of Nature Protection workers participated in the tree planting works
The employees of the RA MNP Staff and separated subdivisions, Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body participated in the city-wide tree planting and clean-up day organized by Yerevan Municipality (November 11). There were performed tree planting and greenery activities in the area of “Arabkir park”, provided by Yerevan Municipality. The RA Ministry workers also accomplished cleaning activities.
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan conducted a visit to Dasaran Educational Center
Today RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan visited Dasaran Educational Centre. The Deputy Minister accompanied by Head of Information and Public Relation Department Armen Vardanyan and Specialist on Ecotourism Development Division of Bioresources Management Agency Vahagn Sargsyan introduced the peculiarities of ongoing works by the project.
The workers of “Sevan” national park SNCO confiscated 129 whitefish
The employees of the conservation unit of “Sevan NP” SNCO composed 4 reports on environmental violations: 2 reports were composed on illegal fishing and 2 reports were composed on illegal crayfishing. 16 polyethylene fishing nets, 129 whitefish and 10,5 kg crayfish were confiscated.
A training workshop on ''The danger and prohibition of open burning '' took place in Aragacotn region
A training seminar was held in Aarhus Centre operating in the city of Aparan, Aragacotn region, organized within the scopes of “Best Available Techniques and Best Environmental Practices (BAT/BEP) for reduction of unintentionally produced persistent organic pollutants releases from open burning sources” project