The session on interdepartmental panel implementing Stockholm Convention took place
The session on interdepartmental panel implementing Stockholm Convention on “Persistent Organic Pollutants” was held at the ministry, chaired by Artsvik Minasyan, the RA Minister of Nature Protection, Chairman of the Panel.
Armenia ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury
The Minamata Convention on Mercury signed on October 10, 2013, was ratified by the RA law (19.10.2017 HO-130-N).
On December 13, the documents related to the Minamata Convention was deposited with the UN Secretary-General acting as the Depositary. The Republic of Armenia is the 85th state that has ratified the Minamata Convention. The Convention will enter into force for the Republic of Armenia since March 13, 2018.
Armenia’s National Ozone Unit organized 2017 wrap-up meeting
On December 22-23, 2017, the wrap-up meeting of 2017 year and the stakeholder meeting were held in Tsaghkadzor within the framework of HCFC Phase-out project (Stage II), organized by the National Ozone Unit under the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia.
As a result of 2017 accomplished and ongoing reform measures, the ministry will fully implement integrated environmental policy
Today RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan outlined the undertakings of 2017 year implemented by the ministry and identified the foremost projects of the coming year at the meeting with journalists. Earlier, the Minister of Nature Protection pointed at existing problems in environmental sector at 2016 final press conference...
“Foundations for Future Generations” at All-Russia Scientific Forum
On October 12-15, 2017, Scientific Forum on “Ecology, Health and Education in the XXI century. Global integration of modern research and technology” was held by Chechen State University of the Russian Federation.
Naira Alaverdyan, Head of Secretariat of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia, participated in the event remotely.
The RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection met with the expert team of “Supporting reforms in the sector of small hydro power plants (SHPPs) through enabling a dialogue between civil society and the Ministry of Nature Protection for sustainable use of river ecosystems” project
On December 20 RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Kh. Hakobyan had a meeting with the expert team of “Supporting reforms in the sector of small hydro power plants (SHPPs) through enabling a dialogue between civil society and the Ministry of Nature Protection for sustainable use of river ecosystems.