Andrea Wiktorin: The EU stands ready to assist Armenia in the  effective implementation of the government`s priorities

 Saturday, January 23 2021 13:05
Andrea Wiktorin: The EU stands ready to assist Armenia in the  effective implementation of the government`s priorities

ArmInfo.The EU stands ready to assist Armenia in the effective implementation of the government's priorities. EU Ambassador to Armenia Mrs. Andrea Wiktorin stated this  during the meeting with Minister of the Environment of the Republic  of Armenia Romanos Petrosyan.

Jozan Raphael: France is interested and ready to assist Armenia in  overcoming the challenges of climate change
 Friday, January 22 2021 18:18

ArmInfo. France is  interested in and ready to assist Armenia in overcoming the  challenges associated with climate change. This was stated by the  Head of the Representative Office of the French Development Agency  (AFD) in the South Caucasus Jozan Raphael during a meeting with the  Deputy Minister of Nature Protection of Armenia Anna Mazmanyan.  According to the press service of the ministry, during the meeting  the parties highly appreciated the cooperation between France and the  Armenian government, discussing in this context issues related to new  bilateral programs. "The Ministry of Nature Protection is an  important and reliable partner for us, and we are interested in  expanding the spheres of cooperation and the framework of joint  programs," he said.  The Deputy Minister noted that Armenia attaches  importance to innovative solutions in programs on climate change,  forest management, water resources protection, integrated development  and management of specially protected natural areas and attracting  specialists, their regular retraining, in this context, noting the  need for assistance from the French partners.

Armenia`s cooperation with the Green Climate Fund will receive new  impetus
 Wednesday, January 20 2021 14:54

ArmInfo. Armenia's cooperation with the Green Climate Fund will receive new impetus. The RA National Assembly at the meeting on January 20 approved the main  directions of cooperation between the republic and the foundation.

Expert: Armenia`s new water legislation should provide for  alternative sources of water production
 Tuesday, January 19 2021 13:09

ArmInfo.The Ministry of Environment of Armenia sees the need to revise the RA Water Code. In particular, it is reported that soon the department will come up with  a new bill to amend the Water Code of the Republic of Armenia, which  will be comprehensive and consistent with international standards.  Moreover, in this regard, it is planned to create a working group  whose activities will be to identify existing legislative problems  and propose new legal norms.

Armenia ratified the agreement on information interaction of the CIS  member states on the movement of radioactive sources
 Tuesday, January 19 2021 12:04

ArmInfo.The National Assembly of Armenia at the meeting on January 19 ratified the  agreement on information interaction of the CIS member states on the  movement of radioactive sources.

Romanos Petrosyan called on international environmental organizations  to assess the environmental damage caused by the war to Armenia
 Monday, January 18 2021 17:15

ArmInfo.RA Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan addressed another letter to the Executive Secretaries of environmental conventions, international  organizations and partners, drawing their attention to the severe  consequences of the 44-day war unleashed by Azerbaijan with the  support of Turkey and the involvement of foreign terrorists and  mercenaries. This is stated in the official statement of the  Ministry.

The Inspectorate for the Protection of Nature and Subsoil Discusses  the Possibilities of Tightening Control over Illegal Whitefish  Fishing 
 Monday, January 18 2021 13:54

ArmInfo.The head of the inspection body for nature protection and subsoil resources Gnel Harutyunyan held a working meeting with the heads of territorial and  structural divisions.  

New Public Council will be formed under Minister of Environment
 Tuesday, January 12 2021 16:13

ArmInfo. By the decision of Minister of the Environment of Armenia Romanos Petrosyan, it is envisaged to form new Public Council under the department.

FPWC launches 50,000 trees planting campaign in Artsakh
 Wednesday, December 23 2020 14:04

ArmInfo.The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets launched its We are our Forests campaign as part of its Aid for Artsakh project, in order  to provide emergency relief to the forests and ecosystems of Artsakh.  By raising $50,000, the FPWC will be able to plant 50 000  site-specific trees as part of its mission to protect and conserve  the biodiversity of the region.

Armenia and Czech Republic discussed opportunities for expanding  cooperation in the field of the environment
 Monday, November 30 2020 19:15

ArmInfo. Armenia attaches  importance to close interaction with international partners, in  particular with the EU member states on the issue of environmental  management. Armenian Minister of Nature Protection Romanos Petrosyan  stated this during a meeting with a delegation led by Ambassador of  the Czech Republic to the RA Bedrich Kopecky.  According to the press  service of the Ministry, Petrosyan presented the reforms launched in  various fields of the environment, in particular, in specially  protected natural zones, which were temporarily suspended due to the  martial law imposed in the country.

Turkmenistan advocates cooperation in resolving regional and global environmental problems
 Thursday, November 26 2020 11:43

ArmInfo.During his speech at the 13th Central Asia-Korea Cooperation Forum in an online format, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan outlined the position of Turkmenistan on environmental issues.

Ministry of Environment of Armenia intends to implement 6 programs  and 25 events in 2021
 Friday, November 6 2020 12:02

ArmInfo.he Ministry of Environment of Armenia intends to implement 6 programs and 25 events in 2021. Deputy Minister of the Environment Irina Kaplanyan stated  this on November 6 at a hearing in parliamentary commissions on the  draft state budget of the country in 2021.

Deputy Minister: Over the past two years, Armenia has managed to  minimize water releases from Lake Sevan
 Friday, November 6 2020 11:37

ArmInfo. Over the past two years, Armenia has managed to minimize water releases from Lake Sevan.  Deputy Minister of the Environment Irina Kaplanyan stated  this on November 6 at a hearing in parliamentary commissions on the  draft state budget of the country in 2021.

Armenian firefighters extinguishing fire in Dilijan National Park
 Tuesday, November 3 2020 12:05

ArmInfo. Armenian firefighters extinguish a fire on the territory of the Dilijan  National Park SNCO.

Armenian ecologists urged  global eco-community to condemn the use of  phosphorus weapons in  forests of Artsakh
 Tuesday, November 3 2020 11:11

ArmInfo.About 50 environmental organizations of Armenia sent letters to international  organizations, telling about what is happening in Artsakh.

``Youth for Environment 2020`` will gather around young people from  the EaP countries, the EU and Russia
 Thursday, September 17 2020 15:35

ArmInfo. Environmental and climate protection are among the priority issues of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This is stated in  the message of the German Embassy in Armenia. It is also noted that  online Eastern Partnership Youth Conference "Youth for Environment'',  which will take place online on Sep 24-26, 2020, will make a special  contribution to this issue.

Laboratory for radiation monitoring of the environment to be  established in Armenia
 Thursday, August 27 2020 15:38

ArmInfo. A laboratory for radiation monitoring of the environment will be established in Armenia.

Ishkhan sorting device launched on Sevan coast for the first time
 Tuesday, August 25 2020 13:08

ArmInfo. Deputy Minister of Economy of Armenia Tigran Gabrielyan and Arman Khojoyan visited a fish farm established in Gegharkunik region within the framework of the comprehensive program "Ishkhan stock restoration and fish farming  development". This was reported by the press service of the ministry.

Green activists hold a protest against the development of Amulsar
 Thursday, August 20 2020 19:38

ArmInfo.. On August 20 in the evening, a protest action of green activists started in front of the RA Government against the development of the Amulsar mine. Earlier, protesters marched along the central streets of Yerevan; residents of  the city of Jermuk, who moved towards the capital this afternoon,  also joined them.

Green activists: RA government did not fulfill its promise on Amulsar  project
 Thursday, August 20 2020 14:40

ArmInfo.The Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) issued a statement in connection with the situation around the Amulsar field.

Minister of Nature Protection said that a program to restore fish  stocks in Lake Sevan will start on August 20
 Wednesday, August 19 2020 19:47

ArmInfo. Minister of Nature Protection Romanos Petrosyan said that on August 20 a new program to restore fish stocks in Lake Sevan will start. Petrosyan said this live on his Facebook page.