The presentation of the findings of "Supporting new reforms in SHPP sector through CSO-government dialogue" project implemented with the support of UNDP/GEF will be held at 11:00 on 26 June at UN Armenia (Address: 14 Petros Adamyan, Yerevan). This project resulted in completing the databases of 125 SHPPs and detecting sector-related problems such as water loss, sustainable water use, preservation of water ecosystems, river overload with SHPPs, not adhering to environmental standards, loss of river fish reserves etc.
The findings of SHPP monitoring are displayed on www.ecolur.org website, which helped to increase the transparency of this sector. Legal acts and bylaws aimed to improve the small hydroenergy sector have been drafted, which have been submitted to the executive body of Armenia.
UNDP, RA National Assembly, RA Nature Protection Ministry, RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, RA Territorial Administration and Development, RA Ministry for Emergency States, RA Public Service Regulatory Committee, WWF Armenia, Yerevan Aarhus Center, 'Association for Sustainable Human Development' NGO, Institute of Hydroecology and Ichthyology of NAS RA, 'Khazer' Environmental and Cultural NGO, 'Reforms in Professional Education' NGO, 'EcoLur' Informational NGO, 'SHPP Association', 'Hydropower' LLC, project expert, interested society, SHPP business representatives and journalists will take part in this event.
15:07 June 25, 2018