On February 6 the executive approved the draft decision “On Approving the strategic planning system of environmental issues.” The aim of this concept paper is to develop a set of measures, which will ensure the introduction of the strategic planning system of environmental issues into the Republic of Armenia based on the best international experience aimed at implementing the most important aims of the Republic of Armenia in the field of environment.
The problems listed in the concept are as follows:
1. Introduction of environmental strategic project monitoring and assessment system,
2. Establishing responsibility and accountability for developers and implementers,
3. Ensuring transparency and publicity of strategic documents,
4. Identifying opportunities and ensuring the introduction of the aforementioned system.
Under the decision, Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan shall submit a program of measures arising from the implementation of problems of strategic planning concept paper within 6 months. The Nature Protection Ministry has developed the concept paper studying the experience of EU, Russian Federation, Estonia, Malta and Kazakhstan.
17:07 February 07, 2014