From May 22-25 Washington hosted the 52nd GEF Council meeting. Gevorg Nersisyan, director of “Environmental project implementation unit” SA of the Ministry of Nature Protection (EPIU) participated in it as GEF Alternate member in Armenia.

Samvel Baloyan, deputy director of EPIU and Gor Saribekyan, lawyer accompanied him. Armen Martirosyan, Sustainable Growth and Resilience Portfolio Manager at UNDP Armenia also took part in the meetings.
The Council discussed implemented activities for 2016-2017 and status of projects envisaged by GEF-6. Statements were made by the executive secretaries of UNCCD, UNCBD and other conventions mentioning the outcomes of cooperation and next steps with GEF.

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Armenia Becomes First Eastern European Country to Achieve Direct Access Under the Adaptation Fund

Armenia Becomes First Eastern European Country to Achieve Direct Access Under the Adaptation Fund
Armenia’s Environmental Project Implementation Unit Accredited as Fund’s 25th National Implementing Entity

Washington, DC (November 8, 2016) — The Adaptation Fund has broken ground by enhancing access to climate finance for vulnerable communities in Armenia as the country became the first in Eastern Europe to have a National

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Seminar over raising the awareness of assessment of environment impact of mineral mining projects and thesis application (Shirak Region)

Within the scope of World Bank IDF Grant for ensuring environmental governance, inclusion and transparency in mining sector a seminar over raising the awareness of assessment of environment impact of mineral mining projects and thesis application in Gyumri, Shirak Region (30.03.2016).
Representatives of Shirak regional administration, Shirak regional division of State Environment Inspectorate, Aarhus Center in Gyumri, NGOs, employees of municipalities, as well as Bagravan, Mayisyan, Kaps, Hayrenyac, Read More

Seminar over raising the awareness of assessment of environment impact of mineral mining projects and thesis application (Gegharkunik Region)

Within the scope of World Bank IDF Grant for ensuring environmental governance, inclusion and transparency in mining sector a seminar over raising the awareness of assessment of environment impact of mineral mining projects and thesis application in Gavar, Gegharkunik Region (23.03.2016).
Representatives of Gegharkunik regional administration, Gavar municipality, EPIU, Aarhus Center in Gavar, NGOs, GeoPromining company as well as employees of Karmirgyugh, Leachk, Geghhovit, Lanjaghbyur and Artanish

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Seminar over raising the awareness of assessment of environment impact of mineral mining projects and thesis application (Kotayk Region)

Within the scope of World Bank IDF Grant for ensuring environmental governance, inclusion and transparency in mining sector a seminar over raising the awareness of assessment of environment impact of mineral mining projects and thesis application in Hrazdan, Kotayk Region (15.03.2016).
Representatives of Vayoc Dzor regional administration, Hrazdan, Tsakhkadzor and Yeghvard municipalities, EPIU, Aarhus Center in Yeghvard, NGOs, employees of Meghradzor, Kaghsi, Arzakan. Jraber, Hankavan and Marmarik Read More