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Pruning or Tree Felling?
18:07 October 27, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Yerevan
On 25 October, EcoLur received an alarm signal from the resident living in Paruyr Sevak Street on the tree felling held in the yard of Yerevan Criminal Investigation Department. “I saw from our balcony how a green tree was being felled down. All the stubs of the previously cut down trees were also levelled to the land and covered with soil. I called the hot line of Yerevan Municipality
Armenian Environmental NGO Issues the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee Take Prompt Measures against Armenian Government
15:45 September 19, 2017 | Dialog with officials
At the 6th Meeting of the Parties of the Aarhus Convention held in Montenegro, the representative of Armenian environmental NGO “Ecological Right” Artur Grigoryan asked the Compliance Committee of the Convention to issue a caution for Armenian government. On August 30 the Administrative Court decided to reject the right to access
Environmentalists Have Applied to Armenian PM Calling for Annulling Positive Environmental Opinion Issued to Amulsar Mining
17:05 August 07, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzor
Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) Civic Initiative, The Greens Union of Armenia, EcoLur, ‘Union for Sustainable Human Development’, ‘Jermuk Development Center’, ‘Environmental Academy’ NGOs have addressed an open letter to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan and Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan calling for annulling the positive opinion
Ardvi Community Addressed A Letter to Armenian Government Demanding to Reject 'Miram' Company's Project on Shekaghbyur Gold-Polymetallic Mine
17:02 August 02, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Lori
Ardvi community residents, Lori Region, are demanding to reject 'Miram' Company's project on the geological prospecting of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine. On 2 August 2017 the community residents sent a letter signed by 94 community residents to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan, RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan and Ashot Manukyan, RA Ministry for Energy Infrstructures and Natural Resources. The letter says
Civil Society Doesn't Agree with IFC Ombudsman's Office Conclusions on Complaint of Incompliance of Amulsar Project with IFC Standards
16:07 July 25, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The Ombudsman's Office of the International Finance Corporation, CAO/IFC (World Bank Group) sent the initial results of the audit on the complaint of incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project with IFC standards, so as the IFC refused from funding the project. The complaint was submitted to CAO by two residents
RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Governance, Agriculture and Nature Protection Approved Bill on Additional Water Intake of 100 Million Cum out of Lake Sevan with Majority of Votes
20:13 July 03, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
On 3 June RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Governance, Agriculture and Nature Protection discussed the bill on making amendments to RA Law 'On Approving Annual and Complex Programs for Recovery, Conservation, Reproduction and Use of Lake Sevan Ecosystem'.

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