“Environmental Projects Implementation Unit” State Institution of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA invites the following specialists: agronomist, hydro engineer, civil engineer, grower and cartographer to cooperate in developing ''PFG for strengthening land based adaptation capacity in communities adjacent to protected areas in Armenia'' approved by Adaptation Fund.
The cooperation along with German organizations in environmental protection is expanded
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with the delegation headed by Carsten Schulz, Team Leader of “Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus” project (IBiS) of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).
There were discussed solid waste management and water saving projects with the officers of the Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development (UFSD)
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received the representatives of the Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development (UFSD) led by Director Nune Ghazakhetsyan. The meeting focused on the actions of current projects conducted with the environmentally sound components by the Foundation.
The issues regarding efficient utilization of water resources were considered with the officers of non-governmental organizations
RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan received Executive Director of "Renewable Energy Producers’ Association of RA" NGO Roman Melikyan and Attorney of the same NGO Emil Mirzoyan, at the request of the latter. Head of Water Resources Management Agency of the Ministry of Nature Protection Vahan Davtyan also had a participation in the meeting.
The technical task of the competition for cleaning Nubarashen pesticide cemetery and eliminating wastes were considered
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 in the RA Ministry of Nature Protection.
The Inspection Body calculated 3.142.854 AMD as environmental damage within the week
21 environmental breaches were detected, administrative proceedings were brought on 11 cases (6 cases were previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 1.000.000 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 14-18.05.2018.
Forestry managers from Sweden conducted a visit to SPAs
23 forest owners and managers from Sweden paid a vist to Armenia, "Sevan" and "Dilijan" national parks, got acquainted with biodiversity, peculiarities and preservation potential of specially protected areas of nature.