RA Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan was elected as Vice Chair of the Bureau of the UNECE Committee on Forests and Forest Industry
On November 4-7, Joint Session of the European Forestry Commission of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was held in Geneva, ...
Nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement were clarified
On November 6, there kicked off the workshop on nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement, on the initiative of the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
It took place the seminar on phasing out mercury-added products in Yerevan
The initial seminar on "Strengthening capacity to promote phasing out of mercury-added products in Armenia" project took place in Ani Grand Hotel.
Public discussion addressed to increasing the effectiveness of public access to environmental information
Advisor to the Minister of Environment Narine Solomonyan had a meeting with representatives of non-governmental organizations dealing with environmental issues. The meeting was attended by K. Danielyan, A. Iskoyan, M. Madoyan, S. Ayvazyan, A. Mirzoyan, Yu. Poghosyan.
The workshop on quality assurance of the national greenhouse gas inventory management systems and national greenhouse gas inventory of Armenia
On November 4-8, at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the workshop on quality assurance of the national greenhouse gas inventory management systems and national greenhouse gas inventory of Armenia was launched.
Enhanced regime maintenance works are implemented in forestries of “ArmForest” SNCO
The cases on illegal cutting of trees were detected in the foresteries of “ArmForest” SNCO under the Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Environment. In particular, 9 cut trees were revealed in ''Hrazdan Forestry'' branch, 330 - in ''Artsvaberd Forestry'' branch, 142- in ''Yeghegnut Forestry'' branch, 49 - in ''Dsegh Forestry'' branch, 1-in “Ijevan Forestry'' branch and 4 - in ''Gyumri Forestry'' branch in the period of October.
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).