A round table was organized by non-governmental environmental organizations and mass media on World Biodiversity day

25-05-2015

On the occasion of World Biodiversity Day, a round table-discussion was organized in “Zikatar” environmental center of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection (May 22, 2015) with relevant subdivision heads, specialists, representatives of non-governmental environmental organizations and mass media.

Deputy Minister Khachik Hakobyan congratulated the participants on the occasion of World Biodiversity Day and read Minister Aramayis Grigoryan’s message on that occasion. The Deputy Minister emphasized the efforts directed to the rich biodiversity protection in Armenia and the necessity to unite all the interested parties.

“The RA Biodiversity conservation, utilization and reproduction strategy and plan of actions” document draft and the main thesis were presented. Representatives of non-governmental environmental organizations and mass media were exhorted to take part in the public hearing of the document in “Moskvai Tun”. Representatives of the round table were Hakob Sanasaryan, Gohar Oganesova, Jirayr Vardanyan, Silva Adamyan, Greta Gabrielyan, Dolores Ghapantsyan, Lilik Simonyan, Anna Hovhannisyan and Ashot Mirzoyan raised awareness of their observations on environmental problems and presented proposals. The heads of relevant subdivision of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection answered to the questions and assured that they will be considered in the future. Representatives of mass media were discussed the mechanisms of sector coverage and challenges. The collaboration of the Ministry of Nature Protection and mass means should be intensified addressing operative response of the environmental issues and their solutions. The participants considered this kind of meetings effective and proposed their being continual feature.

 

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