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10-11-2016

Demonstrating proper behavior during disasters the children will be safe and more protected

On November 8, a seminar under the theme “DRR education, application of child-centered approaches in DRR processes, child protection, first psychological aid available for children…

 

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03-11-2016

Presentation of Issues on Access to Information and Public Participation to Municipal Servants: Kapan

From October 24 to November 3, a 9-day training course was held for staffs of community administration of Syunik region in Kapan Aarhus Center, which was attended by municipal…

 

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26-10-2016

Kapan Aarhus Center is a platform for training civil servants

From October 24, a 9-day training course for municipal servants was launched in Kapan Aarhus Center, with the participation of 20 community workers from 6 rural communities…

 

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26-10-2016

How to make cities resilient: Kapan

On October 20-21, a seminar under the theme “Making cities resilient” was held in Kapan Aarhus Center. The overarching goal was to apply the self-evaluation tool designated for local administration…

 

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10-10-2016

Seminar on the topic of “Plastic waste: Challenges and Solutions ” in Kajaran

On October 10, 2016 a seminar on the topic of “Plastic waste: Challenges and Solutions” was held in the Environment Cabinet of Kajaran’s School No. 2. According to the agenda the theme of the report…

 

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24-09-2016

Eco-Educational Training for Students of Kapan Youth Media Development Research Center

On September 22, a seminar was held at the Aarhus Center in Kapan for young students of Media Development Research Center under the theme “The Aarhus Convention”…

 

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03-05-2016

Financial Participatory Approach as a Tool of NGOs Engagement in “PASP-A” Project

On April 29, Kapan Aarhus Center hosted a seminar under the theme “Financial Participatory Approach” (FPA) with the participation…

 

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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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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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16-03-2016

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

 

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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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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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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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30-10-2015

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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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

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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10-08-2015

Tour to Plane Grove

On August 8, 2015 a tour was organized to “Plane Grove” within the frameworks of the “Biodiversity of Armenia’s flora, botanical research methodology, important natural areas of Armenia, rare…

 

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09-08-2015

A long-awaited sequel due to the joint activities of GEF, UNDP, OSCE, Kapan Aarhus Center and Syunik regional administration

Finally has been restored and re-opened the “Mother stream” water line in Syunik, which will enable to stop irrigation of agricultural lands with waters flowing…

 

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02-07-2015

Awareness event on the WB Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and the AUA Center for Responsible Mining activity in Kapan

On June 30, 2015 information was presented to the public concerned about the plans of Extractive Industries…

 

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29-06-2015

The role of media in the dissemination of environmental information and promotion of public participation in decision-making processes. Kapan

On June 26 a seminar was held for young journalists in Kapan Aarhus Center…

 

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25-06-2015

Kapan Aarhus Center held a training course for the staff of local government

From June 15 to 25, 2015 the regular 9-day training course for the municipal employees of Syunik region of the RA was held at the Aarhus Center in Kapan, which is…

 

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29-05-2015

The public is is against the geological prospecting activities in Khachakar-Paravan polymetallic mineral field

On May 26 a public discussion was held in Kapan Aarhus Center. The initiator “Storetrans”company introduced the expertise geological prospecting…

 

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14-05-2015

The fact of irrigation the fields with sewage waters caused panic in Syunik community

On May 11, 2015 at the invitation of Syunik community leader of Syunik province of the RA, the coordinator of Kapan Aarhus Center and employees of “SOSI” TV…

 

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13-05-2015

On the traces of the problem raised by the Aarhus Centre at the request of the citizens

On May 6, 2015 Kapan Aarhus Center provided to “SOSI” TV information and photographs of leaks in drain pipes of Kapan passing through Syunik community…

 

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18-04-2015

The board of experts of Kapan AC considered urgent Kapan sewage system leak problem

On April 16, 2015 the first meeting of the board of experts was held in Kapan Aarhus Center. The agenda included the following points; the approval of the board of experts…

 

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25-03-2015

“French-Armenian Development Foundation” has launched a project to strengthen the capacity of civil society in Armenia

On March 24, 2015 the public discussion of the project was held in Kapan Aarhus Center….

 

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12-03-2015

Steps taken by the local government in the solution of environmental problems at the suggestion of Kapan Aarhus Center

On March 10, 2015 after the public discussion of the “Environment and Population Health Protection” environmental program held in Kapan Municipality…

 

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11-03-2015

Citizens’ recommendations have been included in Kapan “Environment and Population Health Protection” program

In 2015 the public discussion of the “Environment and Population Health Protection” environmental program was held in Kapan Municipality Hall, which was organized…

 

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09-03-2015

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Great Britain Katherine Leach visited Kapan Aarhus Center

On March 5, H.E. Mrs. Katherine Leach, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Great Britain to Armenia, visited Kapan Aarhus Center accompanied…

 

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28-01-2015

Public hearings participants agreed to carry out the planned geological prospecting by “Blackstairs Energy Armenia” LLC in Syunik marz in the period of 2015-16

In 2015 a public hearing was held over the bid on environmental impact assessment…

 

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29-11-2014

Qajaran “ZCMP” company’s impact on the socio-economic situation of population of the city of Kapan

On November 29, round table discussion on the impact of Qajaran “ZCMP” CJSC’s operation on the socio-economic situation of Kapan residents was held …

 

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27-09-2014

“Eco-lens” in Kapan

On September 27, 2014 two photography master classes were held in Kapan Aarhus Centre for students who wish to be Aarhus Centre volunteers and are willing …

 

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24-09-2014

Discussion of issues relating irrigation pipeline construction in Kuris community/p>

At the invitation of S. Grigoryan, head of Kuris community of Syunik province on September 24, 2014 the representative of Aarhus Centre visited Kuris village …

 

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17-09-2014

Presentation of the Aarhus Convention to Municipal Servants

On September 9, in Kapan Aarhus Centre has been launched a training program for 20 municipal servants of the cities of Kapan, Qajaran, Meghri and other communities, which …

 

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24-08-2014

Special Session of the Council of Elders of Tsav Community

On August 11, a special enlarged meeting of the Council of Elders was held in Tsav community of Syunik province of the RA regarding irrigation and drinking water in the summer months, environmental…

 

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19-08-2014

Public discussion of the envisaging changes in the master plan of the city of Kapan

On August 19, public discussion of the envisaging changes in the master plan of the city of Kapan was held in the conference hall of Kapan municipality….

 

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14-08-2014

Ongoing Discussion of Voghji River Basin Management Plan

On July 31, 2014 was held a consultation with stakeholders of the “Clean Energy and Water” project, which aims to introduce the stakeholders the natural and anthropogenic pressures…

 

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15-07-2014

Women’s Issues Discussion in Kapan

On July 15, jointly with the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the RA, Women’s Resource Center in Yerevan, Division of Family, Women and Children’s Protection…

 

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03-07-2014

Discussion of Problems and Resolution Opportunities of Children in Trouble with the Law in Kapan

On July 3, 2014 Kapan Aarhus Center held a round table discussion under the theme “Problems and Resolution Opportunities of Children Get in Trouble with the Law (inter-team collaboration)”…

 

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27-06-2014

Training course on Public Monitoring of Forests in Armenia in Kapan

On June 26, 2014 a two-day training course under the theme” Public Monitoring of Forests in Armenia” was held in Kapan Aarhus Center, which organization was supported by the Aarhus Centre….

 

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13-06-2014

Public hearing on “The environment and the population health protection in the city of Kapan in 2015” project

On June 13, public hearing on “The environment and the population health protection in the city of Kapan in 2015″ project was held in Kapan municipality. The participants were welcomed by A. Hayrapetyan, …

 

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29-04-2014

Discussion on the issue of additional water outlets from Lake Sevan in Kapan

On April 29, round table discussion under the theme “Sevan needs our help” was held in Kapan Aarhus Center. The coordinator presented the current situation, the message…

 

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23-04-2014

The Process of Allotment Community Lands for Establishment “Zangezur” Biosphere Reserve

In addition to the existing areas of the State Reserve, Sanctuary and National Park for “Zangezur” biosphere reserve establishment process in the RA Syunik region, the Community Councils…

 

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22-04-2014

The visit of the UNDP environmental and GEF SGP programs Coordinators to Kapan Aarhus Center

On April 22, A. Martirosyan, environmental projects coordinator under UNDP and H. Ghazaryan, national coordinator of GEF SGP visited Kapan Aarhus Center. The goal….

 

22-04-2014

Collaboration between the private company and citizens

On April 22, 2014 the “Earth Day” event was held in the “DPMK” CJSC Information Center, which was attended by representatives of NGOs, school children participated in the yard improvement activities and mass media….

 

18-04-2014

Collaboration with “KENI” Eco-educational NGO

The Aarhus Center closely cooperates with the Municipality of Qajaran and “Keni” eco-educational NGO. In 2014 are planned a variety of educational programs….

 

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14-04-2014

Plane trees beheading was suspended

On April 11, Kapan Aarhus Centre received information that sanitary pruning of trees was performing in the city’s Central Park and a tree was cut down.
The coordinator visited the logging site and found out that…

 

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11-04-2014

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….

 

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18-03-2014

Working Meeting in Kapan Aarhus Center

On March 18, a working meeting was held in Kapan Aarhus Center with Y. Vermat, expert of the “Transboundary united secretariat’s international community participatory financial project”, …

 

18-03-2014

Cooperation with Active Young People

On April 14, on the invitation of “Veradardz” Youth Civil Movement NGO, the coordinator of Kapan Aarhus Center visited the organization’s office.
The Aarhus Centre handed 15 books to the NGO required for their activity, as well as publications …