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27-01-2017

Positive changestowards ensuring the third pillar ofthe Aarhus Convention on access to justice

The OSCE office in Yerevan under its policy has always been concerned to implement the pillars of the Aarhus Convention on access to…

 

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28-12-2016

The Issues of Environmental Education and Upbringing Development at the Core of the MNP’s Action Plan for 2017

On December 23, were discussed the issues of strategic development of environmental education…

 

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26-12-2016

“Consumers Support Center” NGO promotes domestic production and the process of making Armenian brands more recognizable

From November 10 to 30, the consumers could vote for their favorite local brands…

 

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17-12-2016

Let us preserve our planet’s climate

We tend to have skeptical approach to any issue of public importance. For a long time there was such skepticism on climate change; if the climate is changing, whether it is the result of human…

 

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13-12-2016

Public Awareness as a Cornerstone of Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development

Today on the initiative of the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations, under the auspices of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, with the support of international…

 

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09-12-2016

Effective Accountability of Enterprises

On the initiative of “Public awareness and monitoring center” NGO and Yerevan Aarhus Centre, with the support of the Ministry of Nature Protection, a consultative seminar was held…

 

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07-12-2016

The Aarhus Convention and Ecological Rights for Future Decision-Makers

“Public Awareness and Monitoring Center” NGO, highlighting the environmental education of young people, and their voice in decision-making on the environment…

 

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03-12-2016

The Results of the Workshop on Reflection of the Aarhus Convention Pillars in the National Legislation

On December 2, on the initiative of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, in cooperation with the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and “Center of Economical and Legal Analysis” NGO…

 

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16-11-2016

You have the right to learn, participate and change

“Public Awareness and Monitoring Center” NGO jointly with Yerevan Aarhus Center, held a seminar entitled “Effective public participation under the Aarhus Convention ” in the office of “Sinjar…

 

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21-10-2016

Preliminary report of the Aarhus centers monitoring results carried out by the “Information Analytical Center” SNCO of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA

Within the framework of the “To assist the Government and civil society to solve environmental problems” program…

 

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20-10-2016

Risk Communication and Narratives of Risk

From October 3rd to October 8th, 2016 the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Technische University Dresden, Germany hosted an Interdisciplinary Summer School on the topic of “Risk Communication and Narratives of Risk”…

 

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19-10-2016

Excluding Lead in Paints

Within the frameworks of “International week of lead poisoning prevention activities” annual campaign, on the initiative of the “Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment” and “Khazer” Ecological NGOs…

 

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17-10-2016

At the Core of the Armenian Aarhus Centers Coordination Meeting was the Centers Vision and Decision V / 9а of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee

Mr. Matthias Lichtenberger, Economic and Environmental Officer at the OSCE Office in Yerevan…

 

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29-09-2016

ELECTRONIC INFORMATION TOOLS AND THE CLEARING-HOUSE MECHANISM

The decision on the electronic information tools and the clearing–house mechanism of the Aarhus Convention…

 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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22-09-2015

Collaboration with the aim to hold a seminar for journalists covering environmental topics

On September 19, a seminar was held for journalists, professors and students of the journalism faculty covering environmental topics in Multimedia Journalism…

 

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14-09-2015

Calculation of environmental damage and living in harmony with nature. The agenda of the Aarhus Centers’ 3rd working meeting was saturated

On September 10 3rd working meeting of the Armenian Aarhus Centers’ coordinators was held with full agenda…

 

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07-09-2015

Study visit to “Lake Arpi ” NP and natural heritage areas

On August 30 Yerevan Aarhus Center, jointly with the RA NAS Geological Museum organized a study visit to “Lake Arpi” national park areas…

 

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18-08-2015

Solid waste management problems and possible solutions

Currently the solid waste management (SWM) industry is not regulated in the RA, many of the shortcomings and problems existing in this field require immediate solution…

 

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31-07-2015

If will be increased environmental subventions allocated to communities

On July 31, a public hearing was held on the approval of “Intended Nationally Determined Contributions” (INDC) draft document under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change…

 

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16-06-2015

The regular working meeting of the Armenian Aarhus Centers in Yerevan

On June 11, Yerevan Aarhus Center hosted the second working meeting of the Armenian Aarhus Centers employees this year, within the…

 

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20-05-2015

The cooperation between the Aarhus Centers and NPDRR was established by a memorandum today

The cooperation between the Aarhus Centers of Armenia and National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction foundation has been established today by a mutual memorandum…

 

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07-04-2015

YSU students’ impression of the visit to Yerevan Aarhus Center

The work time has been already finished at the Ministry of Nature Protection, but Yerevan Aarhus Center was still very lively: the Center hosted the 3rd year students…

 

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02-04-2015

Aarhus Centers activities will be directed to the capacity building of state agencies and CSOs for implementation of the Aarhus Convention/p>

With financial support of the OSCE Office in Yerevan “Beljan” NGO has launched the…

 

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02-03-2015

Turkey’s Young Environmentalists in Yerevan Aarhus Center

On February 24-28, the Forum for the 21st Century Leaders NGO hosted young environmentalists of Turkey, within the framework of the platform…

 

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23-02-2015

Environmentalists suggest the oil and gas reserves questing “Blackstairs Energy Armenia” LLC to make amendments in its contract with the Ministry of Nature Protection and Energy and Natural Resources

Getting informed that “Blackstairs Energy Armenia” LLC is planning to carry out oil and gas…

 

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16-01-2015

Representatives of “Fichtner” Company in Yerevan Aarhus Center

On January 13, Steffen Schülein, Social and Resettlement Advisor and Gender Specialist of “Fichtner” company and Dr. Detlev Paulsch, Environmental Specialist visited …

 

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28-11-2014

Protecting our Environment

On November 28, within the framework of the “Impact on the policy through communication at the local level” Yerevan regional development program implementing…

 

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25-11-2014

Armenian Cities Strive to Withstand Disasters

“Disaster risk is increasing with every passing day. Poverty, rapid urbanization, climate change – these and other factors are leaving people and communities ever more exposed.” – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon….

 

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24-11-2014

The protection of nature is itself “morality”

“Khazer” NGO presented the brochures “We and our planet” in Yerevan Aarhus center. Their republication was carried out in the frames of grant announced by…

 

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21-11-2014

Raising Young people’s awareness on the Ecological Right

On November 13, 2014 Yerevan Aarhus Center hosted a workshop within “Creating potential of Youth organizations on the staff’s environmental rights, access to information and environmental justice” program….

 

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28-10-2014

Aarhus Centers Coordinators Acquire Skills in Disaster Risk Reduction

On October 23-34, introductory training course on “Implementation of disaster risk reduction strategy in Armenia” was held for the Aarhus Centers coordinators at the…

 

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09-10-2014

Exchange of Experience between the Students of the Ecologically Orientated Universities of Armenia and Russia

From September 29 to October 3, in the city of Perm in Russia was organized a summer school under the theme …

 

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06-10-2014

Aarhus Centers as a Disaster Risk Reduction Informational Tool at a Local Level

On October 6, the third working meeting of the Aarhus Centre of Armenia in 2014 was held in Yerevan Aarhus Center. The first item of the agenda was dedicated …

 

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13-07-2014

In the Core of the Aarhus Centers Working Meeting was the Centers Further Management Issue

On July 10, was held the regular working meeting of the Aarhus Centers. At the beginning S. Ayvazyan, coordinator of Yerevan Aarhus Center presented details on the …

 

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08-07-2014

Maastricht Declaration is Reviewing the Aarhus Centers as a Tool for the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention

The fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP 5) to the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice…

 

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07-07-2014

Coverage of Climate Change Related Issues in Mass-Media

Highlighting proper coverage of climate change related challenges in mass-media, within the framework of the Eastern Partnership’s “Climate Forum East” program implemented…

 

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11-06-2014

For formation of responsible and legally conscious generation the Aarhus Centres are applying a new tool

On June 10, the regular awareness seminar on “Photography master classes”, “Environmental Journalism” and “Environmental Legislation and Law” themes was held in Yerevan Aarhus Center. …

 

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16-05-2014

A youth active group of Kanaker-Zeytun community aims to participate in the process of solving the urgent problems of the community

In accordance with the application of manager of Yerevan development project of the World Vision Armenia within the framework of “Advocacy at the local level, impact on the policy through the communication”…

 

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12-05-2014

Climate Change and Security Issues at the OSCE Initiated Workshop

Representatives of Yerevan, Gavar, Vanadzor, Goris Aarhus Centers participated in the consultative workshop held with the OSCE support on May 12, which…

 

11-04-2014

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…..

 

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31-03-2014

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) …

 

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26-03-2014

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 …

 

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17-03-2014

If the SPANs New Strategy will contribute to the Conservation of Specially Protected Natural Areas

On March 17, public discussion of the draft document of “Strategy of Development of the Specially Protected Natural Areas of the RA and the National Action Program” was held…

 

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15-01-2014

Lake Sevan trout resources restoration, or cheap fish production project

On January 15, Yerevan Aarhus Center served as a platform for discussion of the “Trout resources restoration and fish production development complex program in Lake Sevan” draft proposed by the Armenian Harvest Promotion Center (AHPC)…