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11-11-2015

Energy Saving Day in Yeghvard

One of the main topics of events of Yeghvard Aarhus center is energy saving, which has been always referred by the center. The center collaborated and supported the SPARE t…

 

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05-11-2015

Discussion on the Yeghvard’s reservoir construction in Nor Yerznka community

In Yeghvard Aarhus Center continuous the discussions about the Yeghvard reservoir construction project…

 

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03-11-2015

Ecotourism Development Prospects Discussion in Hrazdan

On October 23, Hrazdan Aarhus Center hosted a seminar under the theme “Ecotourism Development Prospects in Armenia”. The aim was creating a youth…

 

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02-11-2015

The Obvious Effects of the Industry had Negative Impact on the Foreign Experts

Within the framework of close collaboration with the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining on November 2, the responsible…

 

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30-10-2015

Seminar under the theme “Community Development Program, Drawing up a Project, Participation to the Process” in Alaverdi Center

On October 30, Alaverdi Aarhus Center held a seminar under the theme “Community Development Program, Drawing up a Project, Participation to the Process”…

 

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30-10-2015

Collaboration in the Implementation of Community Participation Programs: Kapan

On October, 20, 2015 at the Aarhus Center in Kapan was held a working meeting with Jaap Vermaat, senior specialist of…

 

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30-10-2015

Stakeholder Regional consultative meetings and capacity building workshops in Aarhus Centers on developing the program strategy for Armenia within the frames of the GEF SGP 6th operational phase

Between the period of September 16 to October 1 of this year…

 

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27-10-2015

“Environmental Legislation Field of the RA, International Agreements, Aarhus Convention”: Seminar for Youth in Yeghegnadzor

On October 26, at the Yeghegnadzor Aarhus Center’s partner Yeghegnadzor Civil Youth Center a seminar was held for the Center’s volunteers…

 

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23-10-2015

Elucidation of DRR legislative framework in Vayq

On October 21, the coordinators of Yeghegnadzor Aarhus Center presented a presentation on the legal framework on disaster risk reduction for the community NGO …

 

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23-10-2015

Nature’s revenge: Yeghegnadzor

On October 19, Yeghegnadzor Aarhus Center has screened the “Nature’s revenge” movie about the mining industry in Vayk Community Center…

 

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22-10-2015

The monitoring of air pollution in Alaverdi city and surrounding communities

Taking into account the interest of a few community leaders for the ongoing monitoring of air pollution, about which they had sent a request to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection…

 

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21-10-2015

Visit of Dilijan International School’s delegation to Alaverdi Aarhus Center

On October 21, the Aarhus Center in Alaverdi hosted students and professors of Dilijan International School….

 

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21-10-2015

Yeghvard Irrigation System Improvement Project has been launched

On October 20, the first public hearing (discussion) on “Yeghvard Irrigation System Improvement Project Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment application” document…

 

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20-10-2015

Discussion under the theme “Organic agriculture in Armenia” in Hrazdan

On October 13, a discussion under the theme “Organic agriculture in Armenia” was held at Hrazdan Aarhus Center, which was jointly organized by Hrazdan Aarhus Centre…

 

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13-10-2015

New Breath to Wastes: Stepanavan

Today waste management is one of the environmental priorities. Household and industrial waste is mainly being dumped into nearby rivers. Thereby, not only irreversible…

 

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10-10-2015

Illegal logging monitoring group has witnessed a sad picture

Despite unfavorable weather conditions, on 9 October, the working group conducting studies decided to visit to the area of “Shikahogh” state reserve…

 

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09-10-2015

Stepanavan Agricultural College Students are aware of their Ecological Rights

The students of Stepanavan Agricultural College specializing in farming, management, road working and other professions started …

 

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09-10-2015

Illegal logging taken place at the areas of “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex and Kapan Forestry is on the focus of Kapan community and international organizations

On October 8, a public discussion was held in Kapan Aarhus Center under the theme…

 

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08-10-2015

The new tailings dam will be built. “Mego Gold” offers a new solution, which is not favored by the residents

On September 9, during the public discussion held at Melikgyugh community administration, the residents were informed that the company would not build a new…

 

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02-10-2015

The “Technical-economical Substantiation Studies” project of Yeghvard water reservoir is at the stage of the environmental expertise

On October 1, a meeting was held with representatives of the Japan International Cooperation…

 

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29-09-2015

The Aarhus center mediated for the formation of cooperation between the NGOs and the local government

The purpose of the round table held in Alaverdi Aarhus Center on September 29 was once again to stress the importance of public participation in environmental decision-making…

 

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28-09-2015

Joint work aimed at growing influence of CSOs in decision-making processes on environmental issues

According to the recent 20 years studies, Armenia’s climate has undergone changes, but those changes are likely to be more in the future. The air temperature will…

 

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28-09-2015

The lack of reliable information on the environment leads to unexpected consequences. Gavar

Gavar Aarhus Center initiated a training Gavar State University students, NGO representatives and journalist highlighting the raising…

 

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28-09-2015

Cooperation between the nօn-governmental organizations and the Aarhus Centers in the promotion of public participation processes

In the last years a close cooperation between Aparan Aarhus Centre and a number of environmental NGOs, experts, representatives of scientific field…

 

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24-09-2015

Idjevan young naturalists discovered important botanical areas in the vicinity

“Nature Rights Protection” NGO jointly with “Young Biologists Association” NGO conducted two-day educational event for young naturalists of Idjevan city…

 

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24-09-2015

The villagers in their efforts have restored the landslide and damaged water pipelines

On the morning of September 22, a landslide occurred nearby Yeghegnadzor-Gnishik highway in Vayots Dzor province causing damage to the irrigation…

 

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23-09-2015

Hrazdan Aarhus Center has a new partner

With the support of “Transparency International” Anticorruption Center and USAID, within the frameworks of the “Demanding society for responsible management” project, “Asbarez” club…

 

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22-09-2015

Tsakhkashat village head decided to stand next to fellow villagers

On September 22, a meeting was held with Mr. Vahe Paranyan, chairman of “Young Alaverdi” NGO and Mr. Hrachik Paranyan, community leader of Tsakhkashat in Alaverdi…

 

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22-09-2015

The World Car Free Day 2015 is a great opportunity to leave your car in the garage

On September 22, is celebrated the World Car Free Day. This is an international event, which is celebrated annually. The main goal is to attract public attention to the issues of transport…