Dialog with officials

Civil Society Doesn't Agree with IFC Ombudsman's Office Conclusions on Complaint of Incompliance of Amulsar Project with IFC Standards
July 25, 2017 at 16:07 | 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
July 03, 2017 at 20:13 | 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'.
72 Organizations Demanding To Reject Bill on Additional Water Intake from Lake Sevan in Amount of 100 Million Cum
June 27, 2017 at 19:33 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
S.O.S. Sevan Initiative has addressed an open letter to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, RA National Assembly Chairman Ara Babloyan, Vardevan Grigoryan - Chairman of RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Governance, Agriculture and Nature Protection with a demand to reject the bill on the additional water
S.O.S. Sevan Initiative to MPs: Don't Allow 100 Million Cum Additional Water Intake from Lake Sevan
June 23, 2017 at 19:35 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik
S.O.S. Sevan Initiative has applied to the Members of Parliament urging them not to permit additional water intake from Lake Sevan in the amount of 100 million m3, and not to accept the government's proposals to make amendments to RA Law 'On Approving Annual and Complex Programs for Recovery, Conservation, Reproduction and Use of Lake Sevan Ecosystem'. S.O.S. Sevan Initiative has also addressed an open letter to Armenian
Amulsar Project Problems Raised at EBRD Annual Meeting
May 19, 2017 at 15:01 | Dialog with officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
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
Mass Fish Death Near Tsaghkunyats Lake
May 17, 2017 at 14:23 | Dialog with officials | Kotayk
Mass fish death has been recorded near Tsaghkunyats Lake, and Facebook user Nerses Mananyan has posted
IFC Won't Refuse from Amulsar Project
May 10, 2017 at 18:40 | Dialog with officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
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
Residents Beating Alarm Signal: Another Green Area Sold in Yerevan
May 06, 2017 at 15:52 | Dialog with officials | Yerevan
The residents of Tsarav Aghbyur and Zaqaria Qanaqertsi streets are worried with the destiny of the green park. They have beaten an alarm signal to the candidates of 'Yelq' Alliance, that the park of 500 sq. m. located
Fight Against Use of Plastic Bags in Full Swing
April 27, 2017 at 16:17 | Dialog with officials
The fight against the use of plastic bags is getting into a full swing: a petition has been launched on change.org website addressed to the Armenian government, which says, 'The use of plastic bags has become a pan-planet problem
IFC Being Demanded To Stop Supporting Amulsar Project
April 25, 2017 at 12:34 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Environmental Front is applying to the Board of Directors of the World Bank, COO and VPs of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) so as the IFC refuses from Amulsar Project and stops supporting it in any