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02-05-2016

The pupils of Kapan schools No. 1 and No. 5 are aware of the Aarhus Convention

On April 29, Kapan Aarhus Center hosted a seminar under the theme “The Aarhus Convention” for pupils of Kapan schools No. 1 and No. 5. …

 

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22-04-2016

The issue of increasing the fertility of man-made polluted and degraded lands is crucial for Kapan region

On April 21, Kapan Aarhus Center hosted a round table discussion under the theme “Enhancement of man-made polluted and degraded soils fertility…

 

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21-04-2016

The Aarhus Centers Participation in the Process of Making Communities Resilient to Disasters

From February 2, 2016, financing by the OSCE Office in Yerevan, on the efforts of ARNAP Foundation and in cooperation with the Armenian Environmental Information…

 

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11-04-2016

Second progress review of the implementation of decision V/9a on compliance by Armenia with its obligations under the Convention

 

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30-03-2016

Discussion of NGOs participation mechanisms in “Support Program for Protected Areas- Armenia” project in Kapan Aarhus Center

On March 25, a working meeting was held with the staff of “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” project…

 

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22-03-2016

Interconnection between water resources and jobs

On March 22 each year the international community celebrates the World Water Day. This year this environmental holiday is dedicated to mutual relationship between water…

 

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21-03-2016

Alaverdi air basin has again appeared in the clutches of hazardous emissions

The population of Alaverdi city is again concerned about the city air basin quality. The phone calls and visits of the residents to the Aarhus center do not stop …

 

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17-03-2016

SOS alarm on the environmental problems caused by the activities of “Teghut” CJSC

Alaverdi Aarhus Center receives numerous calls about environmental issues arising from the activities of “Teghut” CJSC. The Aarhus Center has sent information …

 

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17-03-2016

The National Report on the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention should be submitted by Armenia until the end of the year

The regular national report on the implementation of the Aarhus Convention on access to environmental information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice…

 

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17-03-2016

The First Ever Massive Open Online Course on E-waste

50 Million tonnes of E-waste will be generated by 2018, out-stripping the capacity of many countries to manage…

 

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16-03-2016

Illegal logging is continued in the forested areas of Kapan regionIllegal logging is continued in the forested areas of Kapan region

According to preliminary calculations deforestation has occurred in an approximately 10-hectare area.The coordinator of Kapan Aarhus Centre…

 

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04-03-2016

The EU highlights the Importance of Public Participation and Transparency in the Implementation of Energy Policy

On the initiative of the Institute for Energy and Transport of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC-IET) on February 25-26, an international working…

 

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03-03-2016

Poaching Cases have been recorded in Zangezur Biosphere Complex

In order to increase public awareness on wild fauna and flora on December 20, 2013 the UN General Assembly proclaimed 3 March as the World Wildlife Day….

 

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24-02-2016

The Aarhus Convention Task Force on Public Participation in Decision-Making for the 6th Time Discussed Current Challenges and Issues

The sixth meeting of the Aarhus Convention Task Force on Public Participation in Decision-making was held from 10 to 11 February 2016 in Geneva…

 

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23-02-2016

Armenian Aarhus Centers’ Participation in “Environmental Education in Armenia: Current Situation and Development Prospects” Conference

On February 17, on the initiative of “ATP” charity foundation was held “Environmental education in Armenia: The current situation and development prospects”…

 

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18-02-2016

The process of Biospheric Reserve creation in Syunik region has entered into new phase

On February 11, 2016 a working meeting was held in Kapan Aarhus Center with the NGOs of Kapan and the team implementing “Support Programme to the Protected Areas – Armenia”…

 

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08-02-2016

Investment of Community Management Information System Aimed at Ensuring Transparency of LSG Activity

From February 2 to 5, 2016 four-day training course was held in Kapan Aarhus Center for 10 local community leaders of Kapan region concerning…

 

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03-02-2016

The information on the net and cage fish farm impact on the lake built by the pilot program by “Emifruit” LLC near Shorzha is not yet available to the public

In 2013 “Emifrut” LLC built a net and cage fish farm by the pilot program in Lake Sevan near Shorzha. It is the first pilot program, the business plan…

 

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29-01-2016

The symbol of 2016 is the Common Kestrel

As a result of the annual public voting “Bird of Year” initiated by the Armenian Society for the Protection of Birds, gaining the majority of votes among the five…

 

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20-12-2015

Access to Available Information is the Basis of Transparent Management

Available information relating to the environment allows employees, entrepreneurs, consumers, civil society representatives, each of us to impact on decision-making…

 

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14-12-2015

Identification of Strengths and Weaknesses of the Aarhus Centres in Armenia, Outlining Priorities for Future Activities

On the initiative of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, on December 16-19 was held…

 

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14-12-2015

Making New Year’s Alternative Christmas Trees in Stapanavan

Stapanavan has a wonderful nature with coniferous forests, fresh water resources, mineral springs and consequently important prerequisites for tourism development…

 

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12-12-2015

Presentation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Program in Aarhus Centres

On December 8, in Yeghegnadzor Aarhus Centre, on 9 in Kapan and on December 10, in Vanadzor Aarhus Centre meetings were held…

 

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30-11-2015

Events titled “International PRTR week” were finished in Madrid

Within the frames of the “International PRTR week” events were held in Madrid, the capital city of Spain dedicated to the protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers…

 

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30-11-2015

Meeting with the youth of Vayk city on the topic of “Mapping of environmental issues of Vayk city”

On November 25 the coordinator of Yeghegnadzor’s environmental informational center Aarhus had organized a meeting in Vayk Community Center on the topic of …

 

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27-11-2015

The Armenian Aarhus Centers 4th Working Meeting

It was held the 4th annual working meeting of the Armenian Aarhus Centers. On the agenda were issues regarding training courses, discussion of topical and current working issues…

 

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27-11-2015

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee warning subject of discussion

The Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee (hereinafter the Committee) has examined the cases of Armenia since 2004 in terms of the implementation of the Aarhus…

 

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25-11-2015

Dialogue on environmental issues. Gavar

On November 19 the regular meeting of a dialogue group on the ”Environmental issues” was held in Gavar State University within the frames of the program “…

 

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18-11-2015

Drying of agricultural products through solar energy: Educational seminar in Yerevan Aarhus Center

With the support of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, within the frameworks of the “The women are creating wealth for the whole year” program implemented by…

 

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18-11-2015

“Disasters Threatening Armenia” Film Screening and Coverage of DRR Legislative Field

On November 17, at the Civic Youth Center partner of Yeghegnadzor Aarhus Centre was organized “Disasters Threatening Armenia” film screening…

 

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11-11-2015

To Paris, Armenia on the threshold of the 21st session of the Parties to the Convention on Climate Change

On November 5, on the initiative of “Khazer” eco cultural NGO a conference was held entitled “To Paris, Armenia on the threshold of the 21st session of the Parties…