THE AMOUNT OF USD 254.000 ADDRESSED TO CAPACITY BUILDING
Тhe Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat has approved the Ministry of Environment-submitted Readiness Proposal for the Republic of Armenia, with the Armenian Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2 Fund) as the delivery partner.
Today, Deputy Minister of Environment Anna Mazmanyan received representatives of more than two dozen travel agencies operating in Armenia
The meeting-discussion was attended by Acting Director of “Khosrov Forest” state reserve Boris Baghdasaryan, representatives of the Tourism Committee of the RA Ministry of Economy, President of the Armenian Tourism Federation Mekhak Apresyan, heads and guides of tourism associations and federations, coping with sectorial problems during their daily activities.
Weather forecast in Armenia
5-Day Weather Forecast (25.09-30.09.2020)
In the Republic
In the evening of September 25, in separate regions, on 26 in most regions short rain with thunderstorm is predicted. On September 27-30 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.
Late in the evening of 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. On September 27-30 no precipitation is predicted.
TO THE ATTENTION OF NGOS AND PRIVATE SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES
The Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia and the OECD jointly launched the work under the GREEN Action Task Force in January 2019. Within this framework an assessment of investment needs for climate action in the Republic of Armenia up to 2030 has been undertaken.
Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan introduced newly appointed Deputy Ministers Tigran Simonyan and Anna Mazmanyan to the Ministry’s the staff
Introducing Tigran Simonyan, Minister Petrosyan remarkably stressed the rich experience of the latter in the academic sphere, thus the Deputy Minister is ready to invest it in the development of the academic component of the environment with great dedication, especially in the direction of legislative field reforms and improvement of legal procedures.
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.