15:52 August 17, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Ararat
The fire having broken out in Khosrov Reserve is perceived by the society as a national disaster: the fire lasted from 12 to 16 August. As of 17 August, Russian 'IL-76' fire-fighting aircraft implemented its 15th flight on Khosrov
14:40 August 16, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Syunik
On 31 July 2017 Environmentalist Arthur Grigoryan reported a crime to the Prosecutor-In-Chief of Armenia Arthur Davtyan, on the crime allegedly committed by Vahe Albert Hakobyan, Syunik Regional Head, where individuals
16:46 August 11, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik
RA Nature Protection Ministry has replied to the letter of S.O.S Sevan Initiative addressed to the Armenian President.
17:56 August 10, 2017 | Dialog with officials
Gladzor and Vernashen Communities don't agree to Gladzor polymetallic mining project in Vayots Dzor Region. In this regard, the community heads of both communities have sent to RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources and RA Nature Protection Ministry.
17:05 August 07, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzor
Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) Civic Initiative, The Greens Union of Armenia, EcoLur, ‘Union for Sustainable Human Development’, ‘Jermuk Development Center’, ‘Environmental Academy’ NGOs have addressed an open letter to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan and Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan calling for annulling the positive opinion
17:02 August 02, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Lori
Ardvi community residents, Lori Region, are demanding to reject 'Miram' Company's project on the geological prospecting of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine. On 2 August 2017 the community residents sent a letter signed by 94 community residents to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan, RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan and Ashot Manukyan, RA Ministry for Energy Infrstructures and Natural Resources. The letter says
13:21 August 01, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Syunik
“EcoRight” NGO President Arthur Grigoryan has reported a crime to the Prosecutor-In-Chief of Armenia Arthur Davtyan, which particularly says: “In the frames of the reported crime
16:07 July 25, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The Ombudsman's Office of the International Finance Corporation, CAO/IFC (World Bank Group) sent the initial results of the audit on the complaint of incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project with IFC standards, so as the IFC refused from funding the project. The complaint was submitted to CAO by two residents
20:13 July 03, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
On 3 June RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Governance, Agriculture and Nature Protection discussed the bill on making amendments to RA Law 'On Approving Annual and Complex Programs for Recovery, Conservation, Reproduction and Use of Lake Sevan Ecosystem'.
19:33 June 27, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
S.O.S. Sevan Initiative has addressed an open letter to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, RA National Assembly Chairman Ara Babloyan, Vardevan Grigoryan - Chairman of RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Governance, Agriculture and Nature Protection with a demand to reject the bill on the additional water
20:35 June 23, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Vayots dzor
Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan expressed an opinion on Amulsar gold mining project at the National Assembly that we won't have a violation of environmental standards. The question was
19:35 June 23, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Gegharkunik
S.O.S. Sevan Initiative has applied to the Members of Parliament urging them not to permit additional water intake from Lake Sevan in the amount of 100 million m3, and not to accept the government's proposals to make amendments to RA Law 'On Approving Annual and Complex Programs for Recovery, Conservation, Reproduction and Use of Lake Sevan Ecosystem'.
S.O.S. Sevan Initiative has also addressed an open letter to Armenian
17:32 June 19, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Kotayk
RA Nature Protection Ministry was the first to respond to SOS Garni Initiative's letter, which has been addressed to the Armenian Prime Minister. In their letter Garni residents are demanding, ''...to bring 'Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System' amended
16:35 June 19, 2017 | Dialog with officials
RA Nature Protection Ministry is developing a unified model for forest management in Armenia, according to which both specially protected areas of nature and forest areas under the control of 'ArmForest' SNCO shall be governed
16:09 June 08, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Kotayk
300 Garni community residents, Kotayq Region, Armenia, together with S.O.S Garni initiative have addressed an open letter to the Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan beating an alarm signal on the risks of the amended project of the Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System and demanding
18:30 June 05, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Kotayk
On 3 June the World Bank Inspection Panel Members Jan Mattsson and Birgit Kuba met Garni community residents in Kotayq Region to listen to their opinion on the amended version of 'Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System' project. S.O.S. Garni Initiative member
15:43 May 26, 2017 | Dialog with officials
On 25 May the Armenian Government was submitted a petition to ban the use of one-time plastic bags in shops.
15:01 May 19, 2017 | Dialog with officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar gold mining project problems were raised at the annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held in Cyprus on 9-11 May. Artur Grigoryan, Head of ‘Ecological Right’ NGO and a member of the civil society