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Melikgyugh issues in the focus of attention of journalists and environmentalists

This year on March 28, public hearings of professional conclusion, public opinion, state agencies and affected community heads’ opinion over amended environmental part of the new ….




Meeting with students: Hrazdan

On April 15, the coordinators of Hrazdan Aarhus Center jointly with “Healthy Hrazdan Group ” civil initiative paid an outreach visit to Hrazdan State College. The purpose ….




The visit of the OSCE Special Representative for the South Caucasus to Dilijan Aarhus Center

From 15 to 17April, Ambassador Angelo Gnaedinger, the Special Representative of the Swiss OSCE Chairmanship for the South Caucasus paid a working visit to Armenia. The three day full agenda ….


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There is no clear policy in management of community green spaces of common usage in the RA. Gyumri

Gyumri Aarhus Centre has repeatedly reflected to the issues of illegal logging in Gyumri and improper pruning in the green areas of common usage, informed the public about it and presented the situation….




The first session of Board of Experts of Kapan Aarhus Center for 2014

On 10 April, the first session of Board of Experts for 2014 was held in Kapan Aarhus Center. The first item of the agenda was the confirmation of the Aarhus Center’s Board of Experts for 2014….



Exchange of experiences between representatives of civil society of Kyrgyzstan and Armenia

On April 9-13, N. Kravtsov and K. Umuralieva, members of the board under the Ministry of Energy of Kyrgyzstan were in Armenia aiming to research energy sector and sharing experience…..




The new vision of Aghstev River: Public hearings on “Idjevan -1” SHPP’s draft

On April 10, public hearings on “Idjevan -1” SHPP was held in Idjevan. The initiator of the HPP construction is “Jurluys” LLC. “Idjevan -1” SHPP is scheduled to build in the inner sector of “White Lake” Reservoir’s Dam operating …




Muddy water coming out of taps in Dilijan

During the last ten days very muddy, dirty water sometimes with unpleasant odor is flowing of taps in the city of Dilijan. All this has caused anxiety among the citizens. …




Dzoraget is once again polluted

In recent years, Dzoraget- the largest tributary of cross-border Debed River is being subjected to trials: on the one hand Armanis gold-polymetallic mine regularly is dumping the mining waste directly into …


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Disaster or not proper management

The Ararat valley is fed of the Aras River and its tributaries, also with groundwater wealth. However, the underground water reserves have gone down in recent years, which caused a lot of …




Public hearing in Melikgyugh

In accordance with the Article 10 of the law of Republic of Armenia “On Environmental Impact Expertise” this year on March 28, public hearings of professional conclusion, public opinion, state …




The Linkages between the Environment and Security

The linkages between the environment and security and how to address challenges associated with them were the focus of a two-day OSCE workshop held on March 26-27 for representatives of Public Environmental Information Centres (Aarhus Centres) …




Study Visit to Hrazdan and Dilijan Aarhus Centers

On March 28, Ms. A. Ifkovits Horner, Policy Advisor of the Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations and other international organizations, Mr. T. Dembski, Economic and Environmental Programme Officer at the OSCE Office in Yerevan,…




About the Armenian Aarhus Centers Successful Participation in the 22nd Economic and Environmental Forum

The First Preparatory Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum (EEF) on “Responding to environmental challenges with a view to promoting…




Directions of the Aarhus Centers Activity 2014: Working Meeting

On March 26, was held working meeting of the Aarhus Centres. On the agenda were set the activities and plans associated with the Aarhus Centers future developments, discussions of the EIA draft law …




The open letter of the NGOs gathered in Gavar Aarhus Center addressed to the RA President S. Sargsyan

Aiming to evaluate the activities implemented in 2013 and to discuss the plans for 2014 on February 14, the accounting meeting of NGO leaders of Gegharkunik province was held in Gavar Aarhus Center. In addition…