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13-12-2016

Again Alternative Christmas Trees are made in Stepanavan

Stepanavan Aarhus Center has already made it a tradition to teach the younger generation to prepare alternative Christmas trees on the New Year’s Eve because…

 

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10-12-2016

What is the reason for suspension of Armanis gold-polymetallic mine operation?

Armanis gold-polymetallic mine of Lori region is located 7.5 km far from Stepanavan. Armanis gold-polymetallic mine has started to exploit since 2005, officially in closed manner…

 

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06-12-2016

Two years later again has been raised the Fioletovo gold mine exploitation issue

Two years ago Fioletovo village residents were surprised when accidentally became aware that there was a gold mine nearby their village, which some people…

 

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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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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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10-08-2015

Discovery of Important Botanical Areas in Stepanavan

On August 1 and 2, Stepanavan Aarhus Center jointly with Young Biologists Association organized a two-day event….

 

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27-07-2015

Stepanavan Aarhus Center Coordinator’s another visit to Fioletovo community

On July 14 the coordinator of Stepanavan Aarhus Center visited Fioletovo community aimedto support the residents of Fioletovo community…

 

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17-06-2015

Coordinator of Stepanavan Aarhus Center participated in the “Civil Society Day at the National Assembly of the RA” event

On June 11, the Civil Society Day was observed in the National Assembly of the RA. The aim was to contribute initiating productive…

 

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12-06-2015

World Environment Day in Stepanavan sights

Stepanavan is a small town located in the northern part of Armenia, 1450 meters above sea level. Thanks to the rich and beautiful nature it has great potential for tourism…

 

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08-06-2015

Meeting with students of Stepanavan Agricultural College

On June 2, Stepanavan Aarhus Center organized a meeting with students of the Agricultural College. At the beginning Manya Melikjanyan, Stepanavan Aarhus Center…

 

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19-05-2015

“How to participate in environmental decision-making process”: Training Course in Armanis

On May 15, Stepanavan Aarhus Center organized a training course on “How to participate in environmental decision-making process” in the village of Armanis, which was…

 

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11-05-2015

On May 8 were held the public hearings on Armanis gold-polymetallic mine expansion draft

The recent public hearings on Armanis gold-polymetallic mine expansion was attended by the representatives of the administration of “Sagamar” CJSC, municipality of Stepanavan…

 

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08-05-2015

The Sitting of the New Board was held in Stepanavan Aarhus Center

On April 28, Stepanavan Aarhus Center hosted the first meeting of the newly elected board of experts. At the first part of the sitting the coordinator M. Melikjanyan…

 

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07-05-2015

Residents of Mayakovsky district of Stepanavan require of responsible authorities to ensure secure environment

On April 26, Stepanavan Aarhus Center received an emergency call from Mayakovsky district residents. They argue that garbage disposal is not implemented in proper…

 

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30-03-2015

Public hearings on Armanis mine expansion and open pit mining

Public hearings were held in Armanis on March 24. The agenda included Armanis gold-polymetallic mine expansion to 70 hectares…

 

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16-03-2015

To the surprise of Fioletovo residents the issue of the exploitation of nearby the village mine was not settled completely

On March 13, a meeting was held in Fioletovo attended by 80 representatives of the community: Mayor Pavel Novikov, representatives from Lori regional administration, from…

 

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02-03-2015

Armanis mine is expanding

Armanis mine is one of the largest gold-polymetallic mines in Armenia. It is located in Lori marz 7.5 km to the west of Stepanavan city and 1.5 km to the north-west of Arman village…

 

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09-01-2015

Who benefits from the elimination of Molokans strong community?

On January 8, representatives of Fioletovo community met with Ambassador A. Sorokin, head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan. A few days ago they had applied to Stepanavan Aarhus Center…

 

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07-01-2015

Residents of Fioletovo community have applied to Stepanavan Aarhus Centre by requesting to make their voice heard to the OSCE Ambassador

 

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22-12-2014

Presentation of “We and our planet” brochures in Stepanavan

On December 19, Stepanavan Aarhus Center in partnership with the “Khazer” Ecological-Cultural NGO and LSG, organized a meeting in Stepanavan City Hall with representatives…

 

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05-10-2014

Stepanavan also joined Eurobirdwatch 2014

During a few weeks in autumn millions of birds leave Europe fliting to Africa for wintering. On October 4-5, 2014 member organizations of BirdLife International invited…

 

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19-08-2014

Consolidation of young people of communities in the solution of environmental problems

On August 15, the coordinator of Stepanavan Aarhus Center met with active young people of Vardablur, Urut, Sverdlov, Agarak, Sarchap and Kurtan communities. The purpose …

 

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18-08-2014

Eco-lens in Stepanavan

Aimed at supporting the implementation of the Aarhus Convention, within the frameworks of the “Our future is in our hands” youth civic initiative, on 28 June a photography workshop…

 

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16-06-2014

Alarm: Tree pruning has started in Stepanavan in summer

In June Stepanavan Aarhus Center received a call from the citizen who were concerned about the pruning of poplars on the edges of the road in Gyulagarak and Stepanavan areas. …

 

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02-06-2014

Exhibition in Stepanavan reflecting Environmental Issues and their Solutions

To commemorate the Children’s Day Stepanavan Aarhus Environmental Information Center jointly with active students and lecturers organized a photo exhibition entitled “Our future is in our hands” in the Agricultural College….

 

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30-04-2014

There is a logging area, but no reforestation

Forests are our youth; deserts are our aging, so how fast we’ll cut our forests as earlier senility will come. In recent times Stepanavan Aarhus Center had received numerous complaints from citizens…

 

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10-04-2014

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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17-03-2014

Our City is our Home. Stapanavan

On March 11, Stepanavan Aarhus Centre organized a meeting –discussion entitled “Our city is our home” in Stepanavan Agricultural College. The meeting was began with the screening a video film about imposing…