The officer of the OSCE Secretariat evaluates the activates of Aarhus Centres
At the request of the Office of Internal Oversight of the OSCE Secretariat , Senior Evaluator of the Office of Internal Oversight of OSCE Secretariat Birger Held had a meeting with the workers of corresponding subdivisions of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and RA National Focal Point to the Aarhus Convention H. Parsamyan.
The mining companies have been obliged to continuously monitor the mines and their adjacent areas
The environmental monitoring system has been entirely amended. The integrated “Environmental Monitoring and Information Centre” SNCO was set up within the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA.
It has been ultimately addressed the issue over ensuring the necessary water amount in the rivers
The issue of discharging necessary amount of water into rivers after water abstraction envisaged for the exploitation of SHPPs was addressed. The specialists voiced about insufficient water flow in rivers over the years.
Extensive legislative and institutional changes were supervised
During the last one-and-a-half-year period large-scale legislative and institutional changes were executed in environment protection sphere.
Water savings in Ararat Valley amounted to 156 million cubic meters per annum only
The RA Ministry of Nature Protection accomplished large-scale legislative, institutional changes and measures in nature protection sphere in the last one and a half year.
The natural condition of Shaki waterfall was restored in 2017
During the previous years the RA Ministry of Nature Protection regularly received requests, thus the media circulated publications, where citizens urged that while visiting Shaki waterfall, they witnessed its malfunction state.
The pinpoint conservation-related activities are conducted in specially protected areas of nature under the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA
The regular spring activates, inspections, cleanup and rehabilitation works have been initiated in specially protected areas of nature under the subordination of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection.