Armenian authorities do not consider danger of losing city of Jermuk  as resort of int`l significance - NGOs declare

 Thursday, January 25 2024 21:37
Armenian authorities do not consider danger of losing city of Jermuk  as resort of int`l significance - NGOs declare

ArmInfo. A group of public organizations and residents of the city of Jermuk opposed the  possible development of the Amulsar gold mine.

Ombudsman and Ministry of Nature Protection disagree
 Friday, April 3 2020 20:36

ArmInfo.According to the Ombudsman, the draft law on amendments to the Law "On Freedom of Information" developed by the RA Ministry of Nature Protection  contains the risks of unjustified refusal.

Lydian Armenia accuses government of lack of grounds for new phase of  questions on Amulsar project 
 Thursday, March 19 2020 15:55

ArmInfo. The government has no justifiable grounds for demanding the start of a new stage of questions to Lydian on the Amulsar project

Solemn opening ceremony of Armenian-Belarusian Friendship Forest on  territory of Sevan National Park took place 
 Friday, March 13 2020 17:30

ArmInfo. On March 13, the solemn opening ceremony of the Armenian-Belarusian Friendship Forest on the territory of the Sevan National Park took place. The event, which was attended by Minister of Economy of Armenia Tigran Khachatryan and  Minister of Forestry of Belarus Vitaly Drozhzh, was held as part of  the 14th meeting of the Armenian-Belarusian intergovernmental  commission.

Pashinyan: Amulsar field will not be developed if there are  uncontrolled environmental risks
 Wednesday, March 11 2020 18:15

ArmInfo. On March 11, as part of the "YES" campaign for the constitutional referendum scheduled for April 5, RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with Jermuk residents who had blocked the road to the Amulsar field.

Minister: During the development of the Amulsar mine, the results of  the 1952-1954 expedition were not taken into account
 Monday, March 9 2020 16:20

ArmInfo. During the development of  the Amulsar mine, the results of the 1952-1954 expedition were not taken into account. Minister of Environment of Armenia Erik  Grigoryan  stated on April 9 at a meeting of Inquiry Committee for  Studying the legality validity and reliability of financial and other  reports submitted to the bodies of executive power and adopted by  them in the framework of investment programs in the area of  industrial metal mining.

Armenian Prime Minister called on all Armenians to take an active  part in the event on planting 10 million trees
 Saturday, March 7 2020 13:52

ArmInfo. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called on citizens of the country and representatives of the Diaspora to take an active part in the  upcoming event to plant 10 million trees. He posted his appeal on his  page on Faceebook.

Armenia is a vulnerable territory in terms of climate change
 Friday, March 6 2020 16:35

ArmInfo. According to the climate change scenario, taking into account continuing emissions, by 2100 the average global temperature will increase by 2.9-3.4 + C compared with the pre-industrial era. According to the World Meteorological  Organization, heat waves, which became the deadliest meteorological  phenomena in 2015-2019, affected all continents and led to many new  temperature records.

Expert: The issue of waste disposal of solar energy is not discussed  at the State level in Armenia
 Thursday, March 5 2020 14:29

ArmInfo.  The issue of waste disposal of worn-out devices of solar stations, batteries and other waste of solar energy is not discussed at the State level in Armenia.  This was stated by "EcoLur" Informational NGO Youth Branch  Coordinator Victoria Burnazyan during the "Environment, Climate and  Sustainable Energy in the South Caucasus" workshop held in Tbilisi.

On the territory of Armenia it will be forbidden to produce  substances that contribute to the destruction of the ozone layer
 Wednesday, March 4 2020 12:50

ArmInfo. In Armenia, it will be prohibited to produce substances that contribute to the  destruction of the ozone layer. The National Assembly of the Republic  of Armenia at the meeting on March 4 in the second and final reading  amended the law "On Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer" and  related laws.

Deputy Minister: Armenia is the most vulnerable country in the region  in terms of climate change
 Tuesday, March 3 2020 16:54

ArmInfo. Armenia is the most vulnerable country in the region in terms of climate change. On March 3, Deputy Minister of Environment of the Republic of Armenia Irina  Kaplanyan stated this from the rostrum of the parliament.

Minister: environmental and climate change programs are a significant  part of  Armenia - European Union relations. 
 Wednesday, February 26 2020 12:38

ArmInfo. In Armenia-European Union relations, a significant component is  environmental and climate change programs. This was announced on  February 26 at the hearings in the Parliament of the Republic of  Armenia on the implementation of the comprehensive and expanded  partnership agreement (CEPA) with the EU, Minister of the Environment  Eric Grigoryan stated. 

UNICEF "Youth for Climate Action" program launched in Armenia
 Tuesday, February 25 2020 20:47

ArmInfo.On February 25, the UNICEF Youth for Climate Action was launched in Armenia, funded by the Austrian Development Agency in cooperation with the ministries of education, science, culture and sports, the environment,  territorial administration and infrastructure of the Republic of  Armenia. The program is designed for 2019-2022.  

European Union to provide Armenia with funds to solve problems of  Lake Sevan 
 Thursday, February 20 2020 13:08

ArmInfo.The European Union will provide Armenia with funds to solve the problems of Lake Sevan. At the February 20 meeting, the RA government approved an agreement  with the EU for signing.

ARMENAL received a certificate of international environmental  management standard ISO 14001: 2015
 Monday, February 10 2020 11:43

ArmInfo. Yerevan foil rolling plant ARMENAL (part of RUSAL) is the first of industrial enterprises of Armenia that have successfully passed certification  for compliance with the international environmental management  standard ISO 14001: 2015.

ADB is ready to develop relations with Armenia in the field of  biodiversity conservation and ecotourism development
 Friday, February 7 2020 10:46

ArmInfo.The Asian Development Bank is ready to develop relations with Armenia in the field of biodiversity conservation and the development of ecotourism.  This was announced on the eve of the meeting with the Minister of the  Environment of Armenia Eric Grigoryan.  Paolo Spantigati, Head of the  ADB Armenian Office.

A platform for water accounting will be created in Armenia
 Friday, February 7 2020 10:45

ArmInfo.A platform will be created in Armenia for accounting for water resources, strengthening control over water releases and raising public awareness.  This was  discussed during the meeting of the Minister of the Environment of  the Republic of Armenia Eric Grigoryan on February 7 with the  Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Armenia Ulrik  Tidestrom.

Armenia actively cooperates with a number of countries to implement a  program for planting 10 million seedlings
 Monday, February 3 2020 17:43

ArmInfo.Armenia launched the implementation of a program for planting 10 million seedlings.

Modern laboratory  increasing accuracy of environmental monitoring  opened in Yerevan 
 Friday, January 31 2020 17:09

ArmInfo.On January 31, the opening ceremony of the laboratory of the "Environmental Monitoring and Information Center" SNCO took place in Yerevan.

Several state non-profit organizations to be reorganized in Armenia
 Thursday, January 30 2020 13:28

ArmInfo. Several state non-profit organizations will be reorganized in Armenia. The  corresponding decision was made at a meeting of the RA Government on  January 30.

Armenian parliament ratifies agreement on conservation of  African-Eurasian wetland migratory birds
 Friday, January 24 2020 11:31

ArmInfo. Armenia will take all necessary steps to protect Afro- Eurasian wetland migratory birds. At a meeting on January 24, the country's parliament ratified  the agreement "On the Conservation of African-Eurasian Wetland  Migratory Birds."