Vacancy of International Expert
Under “Sectoral investment planning and comparative analysis of costs and benefits” component of the EU-funded “European Union for Environment” (EU4Environment) initiative, UNEP assists in assessing the investment needs for specific green growth areas/sectors which will help the country to identify national investment gaps and to provide recommendations for a financing strategy.
The materials on "MGHART GOLD MINE" were sent to the Prosecutor General's Office
Today, on behalf of the Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan, a note was sent to RA Prosecutor General Arthur Davtyan, which refers to a number of violations by "Multi” Group Concern LLC revealed during the exploitation of Mghart gold mine.
In particular, according to the information delivered by the Inspectorate for Nature Protection and Mineral Resources, “Multi” Group Concern LLC has been exploiting the mine since 2011 without a water use permit.
CONTAMINATED WHITE STORKS UNDER CARE
Under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment and the Inspectorate for Nature Protection and Mineral Resources , 11 volunteers and two non-governmental organizations (BirdLinks Armenia AND PEES) continue to protect and take care of the storks that were contaminated in June-July of this year.
Тhe Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat has approved the Readiness Proposal for the Republic of Armenia, with the Armenian Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2 Fund) as the delivery partner
The above-mentioned proposal was approved for the amount of USD 254,007 for “Readiness Support for accreditation gap assessment, capacity building and pipeline development for potential accredited entity.”
ECOTOURISM - DEVELOPING DIRECTION
On September 25, the Ministry of Environment undertook a vocational meeting-discussion with representatives of more than two dozen travel agencies operating in Armenia.
Weather forecast in Armenia
5-Day Weather Forecast (24.09-29.09.2020)
In the Republic
In the daytime of September 24, on 25 in separate regions, on 26, especially after the daytime, in most regions short rain with thunderstorm is predicted. On September 27-29 no precipitation is predicted. South-west wind speed is 3-8 m/s, during the thunderstorm wind speed may reach up to 15-20 m/s. The air temperature will not change considerably.
In the daytime of September 24, on 25, on 27-29 no precipitation is predicted. On September 26 in the separate parts of the city short rain with thunderstorm is predicted, during the thunderstorm the wind speed may exceed up to 15-18 m/s.
Joint projects for the sake of a healthier environment
Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan today received the delegation headed by Marianne Clark-Hattingh, UNICEF Representative in Armenia.
Deputy Minister Irina Ghaplanyan also took part in the meeting.