Two bears will be returned to wild nature
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan participated in a press conference held in Article 3 Club, in the course of which the large scale project on rescuing the bears illegally kept in captivity implemented by the RA Ministry of Nature Protection, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) supported by Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body were presented to the journalists. FPWC Founder Ruben Khachatryan and Alan Knight, CEO of International Animal Rescue (IAR) were engaged in the press conference.
The RA Minister of Nature Protection met with the officers of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, diplomatic corps and organizations implementing projects
RA Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan had a meeting with Johannes Dopffel, Referee Officer on the affairs of the Republic of Armenia at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Armenia Bernhard Matthias Kiesler.
The Prime Minister wished fruitful work to the newly appointed Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and introduced the newly appointed Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan to his staff.
Over 6 million AMD was estimated as damage caused to the nature during the week
20 environmental breaches were detected, administrative proceedings were brought on 6 cases (one case was previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 350.000 AMD is the result of inspections, visits, cases and report receipt conducted by Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA within the period of 07-11.05.2018.
The respective methods of tree pruning must be developed for each community
Chaired by RA Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan, the next consultation of the working group on developing the decree draft of the RA Government defining the guiding principles of species composition of greenbelts in settlements and the methodological guidelines for tree pruning was held.
Invitation for the Submission of Small Grants Programs for NGOs, registered in Syuniq marz of RA
“Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project implementation unit, on behalf of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia, invites all the interested NGOs, registered in Syuniq marz of RA to participate to the Small Grant Programs’ Competition.
Erik Grigoryan was appointed to the post of Minister of Nature Protection
Guided by the proposal of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, President Armen Sarkissian appointed Erik Grigoryan to the post of Minister of Nature Protection on May 12, 2018.