The acceptance of applications of candidates for membership in the new Public Council attached to the Minister of Environment has been completed. The 40 applications for membership in the council were received.
By the order of the Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan, a commission was set up (consisting of Deputy Minister of Environment, Secretary General of the Ministry, Adviser to the Minister, officers of the Strategic Policy Department, Legal Department, Public Relations Division), that will elect the Council members with objective and impartial criteria within 10 days.
In the course of the year-end meeting with environmental organizations operating in the republic, Minister Romanos Petrosyan stated that he expects the newly formed council to be viable, active and constructive in revealing environmental issues, developing programs and roadmaps, as well as policies directed to enhance the sphere.
This advisory body should come up with consulting propositions and conclusions on various issues in the sphere of environmental management, establish constructive and balanced cooperation frameworks with various non-governmental organizations, and, if necessary, involve various experts.
After the formation of the final staff of the Public Council attached to the Minister, at the end of this month, the first session of the council is envisaged.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
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).