The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 30) to the Montreal Protocol took place in Quito
The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 30) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer took place in Quito, Ecuador. First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan and Liana Ghahramanyan, National Coordinator for the Ozone Layer Issues participated in the meeting.
The efficient consultation over nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement
On the margins of the visit of the preliminary assessment mission of Nationally Determined Contributions Partnership (NDC Partnership) under the Paris Agreement, it took place the efficient consultation in Conference Hall of Ani Plaza Hotel; in attendance were responsible persons of ministeries and interested organizations, members of the Delegation from NDC Partnership, officers of international projects and non-governmental organizations, experts.
There will be no longer emissions from Ararat landfill harmful to humans and the environment
Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan and Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan conducted a working visit to Ararat region and got acquainted with accomplished restoration and infrastructure establishment activities of the landfill of the city of Ararat.
Also, Minister of Nature Protection and Natural Resources of the Republic of Artsakh Feliks Gabrielyan, Ararat Region Governor Garik Sargsyan and Ararat Mayor Hayk Haykyan joined the working group.
Supervised actions addressed to climate change mitigation
On the margins of the visit of the preliminary assessment mission of Nationally Determined Contributions Partnership (NDC Partnership) under the Paris Agreement, the high-level roundtable discussion was held in the Ministry of Nature Protection.
The Prime Minister’s decree draft on “Making an amendment to the N464 decree on establishing Interdepartmental Commission on Environmental Education” was developed
To ensure the execution of Table 1-3 of the N7 protocol decree of the RA Government, February 22, 2018, on ''Approving the National Strategy on Environmental Education and Upbringing'', Information and Public Relation Department of the Ministry of Nature Protection has developed the preliminary version of the Premier’s decree draft on “Making amendments and a supplement to the RA Prime Minister’s decree of N464 of August 3, 1998. The written remarks and proposals regarding the decree draft may be submitted to 517 room, 5th floor, 3rd Government House.
The workers of Ministries of Nature Protection of Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh conduct professional discussions and experience exchange
The representatives of the delegation of the Ministry of Nature Protection and Natural Resources of the Republic of Artsakh, who are paying a working visit to Armenia, hold discussions with their counterparts of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA. At the end of the first day of the visit it was followed by an enlarged working meeting of the ministerial delegations led by the Ministers Erik Grigoryan and Feliks Gabrielyan.
Acting Minister of Nature Protection received World Bank Delegation
Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the World Bank Delegation headed by Bank Senior Economist Yevgeni Naydov.
Discussed the possibilities of export and elimination of 1053 tons of pollutants in Nubarashen
Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan held a working consultation over the results of UNDP/GEF-implemented project- "Elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles and addressing POPs contaminated sites within a sound chemicals management framework"- its further status.
Karen Jenderedjian was elected a member of the Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention
During the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) took place in Dubai (the United Arab Emirates), Adviser to the Minister of Nature Protection, National Focal Point to the Ramsar Convention Karen Jenderedjian was elected as a representative of the member state of the Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention for 2018-2021 by the delegates of 143 countries.
on continued activities in the direction of reassessment of “Amulsar gold-bearing quartzite deposit” exploitation project
Acting Minister of Nature Protection received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to Armenia
Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to Armenia Ulrik Tideström and Martin Fredriksson, the embassy’s Chargé d'affaires ad interim.
Public reviews will be held over combined spatial planning documents of (Ararat-1, Ararat-2, Ararat-3, Ararat-4) of Masis region, Ararat province at the micro-regional level
Public hearing will be held concerning 0.22 kw power supply of the non-coastal zone of Sevan Peninsula, owned by Artash Grigoryan
Public reviews will be held over expanding and extension of the exploitation period of the open pit of Noragyugh andesite-basalt mine, submitted by “Tigarbo” LLC
“Improvement of fish-farm water reuse and irrigation system of Sayat Nova village” project was implemented
It will be conducted irrigation of farmlands within 60ha with return water of “Masis-Fish” fishery owned by Samvel Harutyunyan, under the aegis of the Ministry of Nature Protection, through the joint efforts of “Advanced Science and Partnerships for Integrated Resource Development” project (ASPIRED), USAID-funded “Partnerships for Rural Prosperity” project (PRP), the Fund for Armenian Relief and the Small and Medium Entrepreneurship Development National Center of Armenia.