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On 25 May 525 Cases Recorded Because of Heavy Wind in Morning
12:21 May 25, 2016 | Officials | Yerevan
On 25 May 525 Cases Recorded Because of Heavy Wind in Morning
As of 25 May, at 06:00, a total number of 525 cases were recorded in Armenia, out of which 447 in Yerevan
Yerevan Lake Area - A Landfill Site (Photos)
15:09 May 24, 2016 | SOS | Yerevan
Yerevan Lake Area - A Landfill Site (Photos)
In March 2016 Yerevan Lake had water classified as “unsatisfactory” (class 4). According to “Center for Monitoring Environmental Impact” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry, the pollution is conditioned with
Whether Geothermal Power Plant To Be Constructed in Armenia?
16:08 May 19, 2016 | Climate Change | Syunik | Yerevan
Whether Geothermal Power Plant To Be Constructed in Armenia?
The geothermal explorations without drilling at Karkar geothermal site in Syunik Region have been accomplished. The land areas, where drilling will be carried out, have
To What Extent Financial Mechanisms Promote Development of "Green" Energy Policy in Armenia
19:25 May 18, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
To What Extent Financial Mechanisms Promote Development of "Green" Energy Policy in Armenia Video
By joining the global processes of combating climate change, it’s urgent for Armenia to transit to “green economy” strategy. Armenia has undertaken a commitment to restrict greenhouse gas emission in the range of
Dumps and Stink Stretch Over 3.5 Km in Hrazdan Gorge
17:37 May 18, 2016 | Waste | Yerevan
Dumps and Stink Stretch Over 3.5 Km in Hrazdan Gorge
Restaurants, motels, stink, dumps and rats: this is how the Hrazdan Gorge looks stretching over 3.5 km.
“Green” Energy Funding To Be Increased in Frames of Paris Agreement
16:06 May 18, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
“Green” Energy Funding To Be Increased in Frames of Paris Agreement
In the frames of Paris Agreement 'green' funding will be increased. For example, the World Bank will increase funding in this direction by 1/3, as Tamara Babayan
Amendments to RA Forest Code Discussed at RA PM's Assignment at Agriculture Ministry
16:03 May 13, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Amendments to RA Forest Code Discussed at RA PM's Assignment at Agriculture Ministry
Recently RA Agriculture Ministry organized the discussion of the bill “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” with the participation of RA Agriculture Ministry Sergo Karapetyan, “National Center for Legislative Regulation” PIU SE Director Armen Yeghiazaryan, “ArmForest” SNCO Director Ruben Petrosyan, RA Agriculture
Whether Armenia Can Reach 20.1% Forestation without External Funding?
12:36 May 11, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Whether Armenia Can Reach 20.1% Forestation without External Funding?
If actions directed at the reduction of greenhouse emissions are not carried out in the world, the temperature in Armenia will increase by 3-4 degrees. As a measure for climate change mitigation, Armenia has undertaken to make its forestation 20.1% by
Meeting of CAO/IFC with SOS Amulsar Group in Yerevan
11:34 May 11, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Meeting of CAO/IFC with SOS Amulsar Group in Yerevan
What are the investment funds of Amulsar gold mine project spent? This question was raised at the meeting of CAO/IFC (the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman) experts with SOS Amulsar group in Yerevan, who had arrived to investigate
"Climate Forum East" Project Aiming To Make Civil Society Active in Combating Climate Change
18:39 May 05, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
"Climate Forum East" Project Aiming To Make Civil Society Active in Combating Climate Change
"Climate Forum East" Project of the Armenian Red Cross raises awareness on climate change in the communities of Armenia. “In this stage we provide small grants and recently we have signed three contracts with
Levon Galstyan: Amendments to Forest Code Intend to Legalize Objects Already Constructed in Forest
15:55 May 02, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Levon Galstyan: Amendments to Forest Code Intend to Legalize Objects Already Constructed in Forest
“Amendments to Forest Code have obviously been made for the purpose of permitting site development so as to legalize the objects of certain people already constructed in the forests and to continue site development in forest-covered
Why Amendments to Forest Code Initiated: Governmental Body Proposing Amendments Giving Explanations
13:31 April 27, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Why Amendments to Forest Code Initiated: Governmental Body Proposing Amendments Giving Explanations
“The president of our country assigned us to review and reduce the burden, all those administrative drawbacks, which exist in our country. There was a contradiction between
Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
16:34 April 25, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
“Armavir Development Center” NGO: Growing Apricot in Ararat Valley Is Almost Inexpedient
16:20 April 25, 2016 | Climate Change | Armavir | Yerevan
“Armavir Development Center” NGO: Growing Apricot in Ararat Valley Is Almost Inexpedient Video
“Growing apricot in Ararat Valley is almost inexpedient, it’s already several years as apricot trees blossom earlier and
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
14:58 April 21, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests Video
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
18:22 April 19, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
The American University of Armenia has a mandatory environmental component in its academic programs: “In the AUA Master’s programs it’s obligatory to select a one-credit environmental course, if you don’t select an environmental course
Sellers of Dogs, Construction Materials and Clothes To Leave Vernisazh
17:26 April 18, 2016 | Cities | Yerevan
Sellers of Dogs, Construction Materials and Clothes To Leave Vernisazh
Soon dogs, construction materials and clothes won’t be sold in Vernisazh. Yerevan Municipality initiated reconstruction, modernization, regulation and improvements
Armen Vardanyan: It’s Impossible to Solve Environmental Problems without Cooperating with NGOs
13:07 April 18, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Armen Vardanyan: It’s Impossible to Solve Environmental Problems without Cooperating with NGOs Video
There are three social forums operating adjunct to Nature Protection Ministry, which ensure the detection and multilateral discussion of environmental problems. As Armen Vardanyan, Nature Protection Ministry
Armenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
14:44 April 14, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Armenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
The civil society will be involved in climate change mitigation and adaptation processes only provided that it will have social and economic benefit from such involvement: Aram Gabrielyan, National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, expressed
GEF Experience: Four New "Green" Enterprises Set up Due to SGP
12:53 April 08, 2016 | Climate Change | Shirak | Yerevan
GEF Experience: Four New "Green" Enterprises Set up Due to SGP Video
The aim of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by the UNDP is to involve civil society into the implementation processes of global environmental conventions.

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