The delegation of the Ministry of Nature Protection participated in the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC
The delegation led by Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan participated in the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC took place in Katowice, Poland; in attendance were more than 30,000 delegates from 200 countries.The participating states signed three declarations on CO2 emission reduction, increasing forest areas and promoting the large-scale development of electric vehicles.
Fully renovated Children and Youth Creative Center N3 was opened
On December 18, the solemn opening ceremony of fully renovated Children and Youth Creative Center N3 took place in Yerevan.
Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan, Mayor of Yerevan Hayk Marutyan, UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia Shombi Sharp, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Dmitry Mariyasin participated in the event.
"Green Urban Lighting" project has been implemented
Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan participated in the closing ceremony of "Green Urban Lighting" project under the implementation of the Ministry, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and co-financed by the communities.
Environmentalist Diana Eghyan, who is engaged in animal protection, has won in the nomination of "Young Environmentalist"
Due to the nationwide nomination and voting, Diana Eghyan, Karen Eroyan and Vazgen Galstyan were nominated for "Young Environmentalist" nomination in the final phase of “Youth Award 2018” project organized by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs.
The Master Agreement was signed between the Republic of Armenia and the Green Climate Fund
The Bilateral, Master Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) was signed by Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan and Javier Manzanares, Executive Director ad interim of the Green Climate Fund Secretariat.
The consistent measures addressed to capacity building of SPAs are in progress
The Ministry of Nature Protection performs consistent measures to bolster capacities of specially protected areas of nature (SPAs).
All the families, schools and the only kindergarten of three villages in the vicinity of “Shikahogh” state reserve were provided with firewood
In the frames of “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project implemented under the Ministry of Nature Protection, at the beginning of December, "Kapan Forestry" branch of "ArmForest" SNCO completed works of providing firewood to permanent residents of Shikahogh, Srashen, Nerkin Hand villages, by allocating 8m³ wood per family.