RA Minister of Nature Protection signed an order defining hunting amounts within the RA water territories in 2018
Guided by the 2nd point of the 5th Article of the RA Law on “Hunting and hunting recourses” and the 8th point of the 8th Article and on the bases of “d” subpoint of the 12th point of N1 Annex established with “a” subpoint of the 2nd point of N 1237-N order of the GoA (August 8, 2002), on January 19 RA Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan signed an order defining hunting amounts within the RA water territories in 2018.
The RA Ministry of Nature Protection received citizens registered in January, 2018
By the instruction of Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan, Deputy Minister Khachik Hakobyan received citizens registered in January, 2018. The four citizens were engaged in the reception.
A workshop directed to the ratification of mercury inventory data was held
A workshop directed to the ratification of mercury inventory data was held within ''The pre-consideration of the Minamata Convention on Mercury in Armenia” project scopes. The event was attended by officers of interested government departments, the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, NGOs and the private sector.
Cooperation expansion prospects in environmental protection sphere were considered along with officers of the European Commission
First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the delegation led by Vassilis Maragos, Head of Unit for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Eastern Partnership in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR).
Parliamentary hearings were held over ''Genetically modified organisms; alternatives or compulsion?''
On January 26, on the initiative of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment parliamentary hearings were held over ''Genetically modified organisms; alternatives or compulsion?'', in attendance were the RA NA deputies, government staff officers and representatives of non-governmental and international organizations, scientists , sectorial executives.
The poacher escaped
On January 24, at 9:30, Inspector of “Zangezur” state sanctuary of “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex SNCO of the RA MNP A. Stepanyan notified the directorate that gunshots were heard in the vicinity of Ajabaj settelment. On the assignment of the Director, six workers left for that area.
The session of Steering Committee for UNDP-GEF full-sized project was held at the United Nations Office in Armenia
The session of Steering committee for UNDP-GEF full-sized Project: “Elimination of Obsolete Pesticide Stockpiles and Addressing POPs Contaminated Sites within a Sound Chemicals Management Framework in Armenia” was held at the UN Office in Armenia.