Today, Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan received newly appointed Head of OSCE Office in Yerevan Ambassador Argo Avakov.
Aramayis Grigoryan congratulated Ambassador Avakov on his new appointment and expressed the hope that his activity would go a long way toward building on the already established close ties of cooperation between the Ministry of Nature Protection and the OSCE Yerevan Office.
Newly appointed Ambassador Argo Avakov assured that he would do everything to build on the ongoing close ties of cooperation, adding that they will continue to actively cooperate to improve environmental sector in Armenia.
At the meeting the parties discussed the issues related to harmonization of national legislation with provisions of Aarhus Convention and the necessity to improve the effectiveness of the activities of 15 Aarhus centers operating in Armenia. They referred to the problems arising during the implementation of Espoo Convention about environmental impact assessment counting on OSCE Yerevan Office support.
Mining Inspection Body
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of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).