Amulsar

Armenian Environmental NGO Issues the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee Take Prompt Measures against Armenian Government
15:45 September 19, 2017 | Ամուլսար
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
International Finance Corporation of World Bank (IFC) Refused from Funding Lydian International's Amulsar Project
16:57 September 14, 2017 | Ամուլսար | Վայոց ձոր
International Finance Corporation of World Bank Group, (IFC), refused from funding Lydian International's Amulsar Project, as the letter addressed to Osvaldo Gratacós, Vice President and CAO, says. The IFC's letter is, as a matter of fact, is a response to the Ombudsman's report on the complaints lodged by the NGOs and the residents
Environmentalists Have Applied to Armenian PM Calling for Annulling Positive Environmental Opinion Issued to Amulsar Mining
17:05 August 07, 2017 | Ամուլսար | Վայոց ձոր
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
AEF. According to international acclaimed experts gold project in Amulsar should not start։ What has Lydian hidden and what the Armenian government has been “unaware” of
14:27 July 27, 2017 | Ամուլսար | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
Now international acclaimed experts in the field have also joined Armenian experts and based on the proposal of the US-based Harout Bronozian, they presented results of three different expertises on this gold project. The results of these researches once again confirm the statement voiced for many years that gold project in Amulsar should not be launched since the assessment carried out by Lydian are extremely incomplete, while the government
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 | Ամուլսար | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
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
Court Continues Considering Professional Opinions on Amulsar Project
15:16 June 28, 2017 | Ամուլսար | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
The court proceedings on the consideration of professional opinions on Amulsar gold mine still continues at RA Administrative Court. The opinions are presented by the Plaintiffs - 12 residents of Gndevaz Community
Amulsar Project Problems Raised at EBRD Annual Meeting
15:01 May 19, 2017 | Ամուլսար | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
Amulsar gold mining project problems were raised at the annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held in Cyprus on 9-11 May. Artur Grigoryan, Head of ‘Ecological Right’ NGO and a member of the civil society
IFC Won't Refuse from Amulsar Project
18:40 May 10, 2017 | Ամուլսար | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of World Bank group, won't refuse from Amulsar project. Dimitris Tsitsiragos, IFC’s Vice President of New Business, informed in his letter addressed to civil society organizations that the ESIA of Amulsar project met

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