1 744 320 AMD grant funds were allocated to bestow on awardees of short story competition on environmental topics
To foster environmental culture among the society is one of the principal functions of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA and eco-educational and public awareness raising projects are regularly conducted towards it.
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA calculated an administrative fine of 1 148 086 AMD as environmental damage
11 environmental breaches were detected, an administrative proceeding was brought on 8 cases (6 cases were previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 780.000 thousand AMD was calculated during inspections, visits, cases, trimester report receipt supervised by Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA within the period of 05-09.02.2018.
The 36-th release of “Nature” electronic newspaper was published
A memorandum of partnership was signed between the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA and ''Gagik Tsarukyan'' Charity Foundation
Today, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA and ''Gagik Tsarukyan'' Charity Foundation at the conference hall of ''Multi Grand Hotel'' complex.
Artsvik Minasyan, the Minister of Nature Protection, and Gagik Tsarukyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ''Gagik Tsarukyan'' Charity Foundation signed the memorandum.
'' Reserve Park Complex'' SNCO of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection signed a cooperation agreement with two colleges
Today, Director of "Reserve Park Complex" SNCO of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA Levon Gabrielyan signed a cooperation agreement along with two Directors: Arthur Ghazaryan, director of ''Yerevan State Armenian-Greek College of Tourism and Food Industry'' SNCO and Tigran Davtyan, director of ''Yerevan State College of Pop and Jazz Art'' SNCO.
Clarification over the news circulated by the Office of RA Prosecutor General
With reference to the factual data illustrated in the news entitled ''As a result of illegal cutting of trees and corresponding official offenses, 1.5 billion AMD damage was caused” published by the Office of RA Prosecutor General, thus in order to avoid soliciting the truthiness among the readers...
The Prime Minister got acquainted with 2017 activities of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA
Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan conducted a visit to the Ministry of Nature Protection to get acquainted with the activities and priorities accomplished in 2017, as well as the tasks set for 2018.
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan submitted the activities and priorities of the Ministry for 2018
Today, RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan presented the foremost activities and priorities of the Ministry of Nature Protection set for 2018 during the press conference held in “Armenpress” media hall.
The 35-th release of “Nature” electronic newspaper was published
RA Minister of Nature Protection signed an order defining hunting amounts within the RA water territories in 2018
Guided by the 2nd point of the 5th Article of the RA Law on “Hunting and hunting recourses” and the 8th point of the 8th Article and on the bases of “d” subpoint of the 12th point of N1 Annex established with “a” subpoint of the 2nd point of N 1237-N order of the GoA (August 8, 2002), on January 19 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan signed an order defining hunting amounts within the RA water territories in 2018.
The RA Ministry of Nature Protection received citizens registered in January, 2018
By the instruction of Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan, Deputy Minister Khachik Hakobyan received citizens registered in January, 2018. The four citizens were engaged in the reception.
A workshop directed to the ratification of mercury inventory data was held
A workshop directed to the ratification of mercury inventory data was held within ''The pre-consideration of the Minamata Convention on Mercury in Armenia” project scopes. The event was attended by officers of interested government departments, the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, NGOs and the private sector.
Cooperation expansion prospects in environmental protection sphere were considered along with officers of the European Commission
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the delegation led by Vassilis Maragos, Head of Unit for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Eastern Partnership in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR).
Parliamentary hearings were held over ''Genetically modified organisms; alternatives or compulsion?''
On January 26, on the initiative of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment parliamentary hearings were held over ''Genetically modified organisms; alternatives or compulsion?'', in attendance were the RA NA deputies, government staff officers and representatives of non-governmental and international organizations, scientists , sectorial executives.
The poacher escaped
On January 24, at 9:30, Inspector of “Zangezur” state sanctuary of “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex SNCO of the RA MNP A. Stepanyan notified the directorate that gunshots were heard in the vicinity of Ajabaj settelment. On the assignment of the Director, six workers left for that area.