The current and prospective projects were considered with the delegation of the Caucasus Nature Fund
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
Addressing the guests, Minister Grigoryan noted with satisfaction that the cooperation with CNF increases in scope and is institutional.
Armenia is the leading country in the region
On April 1-3, the Green Climate Fund's mission (GCF) arrived in Armenia led by Deputy Director Clifford Polycarp. On the margins of the visit, the workshop was embarked on April 2, in the course of which, the issues relating to climate change and cooperation with the Fund were considered.
The next reception of citizens took place in the Ministry of Nature Protection
The group formed of the workers of corresponding subdivisions of the Ministry of Nature Protection, headed by Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Ayser Ghazaryan received citizens registered in March.
The National Assembly has ratified the Kigali Amendment
The National Assembly has ratified the agreement of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, submitted by First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan.
Detected cases of norm violations on cutting trees
During the weekend, there were detected 25 illegally cut pine trees in Artanish and Drakhtik districts of Artanish branch of “Sevan”NP SNCO of the Ministry of Nature Protection.
Also, the cases on deforestation were revealed in Gugark Forestry Enterprise branch of “Hayantar” SNCO of Committee of Forest
The next USD 2.5 million environmental grant was allocated to Armenia
On March 12-15, 2019, the meeting of the UN Adaptation Fund (AF) took place, in the course of which, "Enhancing of Adaptive Capacity of Communities and Ecosystems Adjacent to Specially Protected Areas of Nature of Armenia" grant project costing USD 2.5 million, submitted by "Environmental Project Implementation Unit" SI of the Ministry of Nature Protection, was considered and approved.
There were considered the status of climate change mitigation and adaptation measures during the Interdepartmental Coordination Council
Chaired by First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Ghaplanyan, the session on interdepartmental coordination council implementing the demands and thesis of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in the Ministry of Nature Protection.