Training workshop for organizations owning polychlorinated biphenyls
It took place the training wrkshop for organizations owning PCBs (polychlorinated bphenyls) on accounting, sampling and labeling of PCB-containing oils and equipment under “Regional Demonstration Project for Coordinated Management of ODS and POPs Disposal in Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia” jointly implemented by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
The employees of “ArmForest” SNCO will henceforth wear uniforms
There took place the handover of uniforms to the workers of foresteries in “Hrazdan forestry” branch of “ArmForest” SNCO.
The mechanisms to enhance the effectiveness of forest conservation and management were considered
On the joint initiative of the Ministry of Environment, UNDP in Armenia and the German Agency for International Cooperation or (GIZ), there took place a workshop addressed to effective forest management.
Discussed issues regarding air pollution and transboundary impact
There were discussed issues over air pollution and transboundary impact during the workshop jointly organized by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE). Representatives and experts of state, scientific and international organizations partook in the event.
USD 2.5 million grant will be directed to vulnerable settlements and poor families
“Strengthening land based adaptation capacity in communities adjacent to protected areas in Armenia” grant project has been launched, which will be implemented in rural and urban settlements of 4 communities in Tavoush, Ararat and Lori regions. The USD 2.5 million grant will be directed to setting up of berry and fruit orchards, creation of solar irrigation pumps for thereof, construction of solar dryers and greenhouses, restoration of arable lands and pastures, rehabilitation of roads.
Irina Ghaplanyan took part in Ecological Session on “Eco-cities – Sharing Experiences”
Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan participated in the ecological session on “Eco-cities – Sharing Experiences” of the Eurasian Economic Forum in Xi'an, China.
In attendance were high-ranking guests from a number of countries: Moldova, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, China, Russia, Mongolia, etc.
Regional center for certification of refrigeration and climate specialists will operate in Armenia
Today, the participants of the session of the Interstate Ecological Council of the CIS countries, who arrived in Armenia, participated in the opening of the Regional Center for Continuing Education and Certification in “Anania Shirakatsi Lyceum” scientific-educational complex.