Approximately 50 students of College of Fine Arts listened to an eco-educational open lesson at ''Jrvezh'' forest park and painted colorful landscapes of the park
On October 21, about fifty students of various courses of Panos Terlemezyan State College of Fine Arts visited “Jrvezh” forest park under “Reserve Park Complex” SNCO of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection. The event entitled “Environmental mosaic” was held. Deputy Director of Scientific Unit of “Reserve Park Complex” SNCO
E. Grigoryan participated in OSCE session on “Raising awareness on environment and security challenges”
RA First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan had a participation in the third session of the OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension Implementation Meeting over “Raising awareness on environment and security challenges” held in Vienna, on October 16-18.
Artsvik Minasyan had a meeting with Petr Mikyska
On October 19 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia Petr Mikyska. The meeting was attended by RA First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, other responsible persons. Issues on bilateral cooperation were
There was signed a memorandum with the Inspection Body within the frames of cooperation of the RA MNP and WWF-Armenia
On October 19 RA Minister of Nature Protection, Chairman of the Governing Council of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA conducted a working visit to the administrative office of the RA MNP Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body (Inspection Body). The Minister toured the workrooms, got acquainted with working conditions of the employees, the inspection
Armenia’s rich natural world will be presented in a separate gallery during “I am Armenia-great culture” exhibition
The RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan had a meeting with Marika Parsadanelli, the official of International Art Agency, who had arrived to Armenia within “I am Armenia-great culture” project scopes. The Cultural Arts Program Specialist
The prospect of involving communities in Global Ecovillage Network was considered
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan met with Executive Director of Global Ecovillage Network Kosha Anja Joubert and Director of Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) Ruben Khachatryan; at the invitation of the latter, the guest arrived to Armenia with the objective of participating in SunChild 7th International Environmental Festival.
Large-scale reforms are performed in “Khosrov Forest” state reserve
RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan was on a working visit to “Khosrov Forest” state reserve. After the visit conducted to the museum at the administrative office of SNCO, the Minister of Nature Protection along with responsible persons of the ministry set off for the burned areas, toured several districts, where the specialists identified remarkable facts over environmental restoration.
There was burned the checkpoint of “Panther Security” guard company conducting preservation in “Shamakhyan” district of “Dilijan” national park
On the margins of the working visit paid to Tavoush Region on October 13, the RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan held a workshop at the office of “Dilijan” national park, toured “Hagharcin”, “Dilijan” districts.
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection met with the representatives of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
On October 12 First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan had a meeting with Paola Albrito, UNISDR's Regional Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, Programme Officer at the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)/ Central Asia and South Caucasus Yagshimurad Annamuradov.
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection met with the delegation of Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic (NCA) and Ambassador Peter Mikiska
RA Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan received the delegation of Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic (NCA) led by Frantisek Pelch, accompanied by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia Peter Mikiska.
The RA MNP executives received the students specialized in ecological journalism of YSU
The students specialized in ecological journalism expressed their wishes to get acquainted with activities implemented by the RA Ministry of Nature Protection within the function of public relations. RA Advisor to the Minister of Nature Protection Artsrun Pepanyan, Press Secretary Marine Karapetyan and Head of Information and Public Relation Department Armen Vardanyan received the students of elective group /the students that voluntarily chose ecological journalism/ and supervisor.
The reduction of Armenia’s foreign debt must result in improving environmental state in the country
Artsvik Minasyan pinpointed the importance of the project for Armenia, which certifies the RA President’s direct instruction and the RA Prime Minister’s urgent directive with reference to undertake operative activities promoting the project implementation, including the establishment and work order approval of the relevant organization.
Cooperation Treaty was signed between the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Ministry of Nature Protection of RA and the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations
A cooperation treaty was signed in the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia between the RA MNP “Environmental Monitoring and Information Centre” SNCO, Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA, “Service of Hydrometeorology and Active Impact on Atmospheric Phenomena” SNCO of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA. The directors of the above mentioned organizations signed the agreement: Simon Papyan, Vladimir Sahakyan and Levon Vardanyan.
Artsvik Minasyan met with the officers of EU Water Initiative (EUWI) project
On October 4 RA Minister of Nature Protection had a meeting with the project experts of EU Water Initiative (EUWI): Philipp Hohenblum, Timothy Turner and Robert Kongens. The meeting was also attended by the heads of the RA MNP relevant subdivisions.
Environmentally safe withdrawing of chemicals at Nairit Plant CJSC was considered at the RA Ministry of Nature Protection
The workshop was invited at the RA Ministry of Nature Protection headed by First Deputy Minister Erik Grigoryan within the framework of RA Prime Minister's instruction progress. The opportunities of diluting some chemicals and discharging into the sewer within the area of “Nairit Plant'' CJSC were discussed.
An event dedicated to the RA Independence took place in State Museum of Nature of Armenia
On September 20, 2017, an event dedicated to the RA Independence took place in State Museum of Nature of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia. On the margins of the event there was organized a meeting along with the participants of Artsakh war. During the meeting General Major A. Fidanyan and General Major S. Safaryan, Chairman of Artists’ Union of Armenia K. Aghamyan, Professor A. Martirosayan, Director of Yerevan Art School named after A. Terteryan, Painter V. Jivanyan gave speeches.
The Public Council attached to the RA Minister of Nature Protection attributed importance to establishing technical surveillance counter-measures for wildfires
The next session of the Public Council alongside the RA Minister of Nature Protection was convened under the chairmanship of RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan. At the suggestion of the NGOs involved in the Council presented the preliminary monitoring results over causes and effects of wildfire detected in “Khosrov Forest” state reserve on August 12.
The 13th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification took place
The inception of Program for Transboundary Environmental Cooperation was the first to be performed in the region
The first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment took place