12 December 2023
A meeting of the Committee of the Berne Convention was held in Strasbourg
The Bern Convention adopts a Strategic Plan to guide its progress towards the 2030 conservation targets.
2023 From November 27 to December 1, the 43rd session of the Committee of the Berne Convention (full name: Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Environment) was held in Strasbourg. During the session, the convention's standing committee adopted the 2030 strategic plan.
12 December 2023
The meeting of the management board of the grant program "Increasing the resilience of forests in Armenia through adaptation due to mitigation measures and expansion of green spaces in rural areas" was held
The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Environment Aram Meymaryan, Armenian representative of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Raymond Yele, as well as assistant representative Gayane Nasoyan, deputy director of the National Institute of Agricultural Research and Development, Armen Khojoyan, head of the program implementation and monitoring department of the Agricultural Institute of Agricultural Research and Development Rubik Shahazizyan , the technical cooperation coordinator of the Embassy of the Republic of Austria, Klaus Kapper, the head of the Yerevan office, Gresa Bekiraj, the temporary representative of the Bolzano autonomous region of Italy (online participation), the delegation led by Sevak Markosyan, the director of the "Hayantar" SNCO, Karen Manvelyan, the director of the Armenian office of the Wildlife Fund, TKEN head of local self-government policy department Ashot Giloyan, deputy head of land and subsoil policy department of Ministry of Finance Narine Hakobyan, chief specialist of financial planning department of capital expenditures, investment, credit and grant programs of budget process organization department of Ministry of Finance Svetlana Sukiasyan.
11 December 2023
Up to and including January 20, 2024, enhanced control measures will be implemented in Lake Sevan and throughout Armenia
Due to the whitefish spawning period, enhanced control measures will be implemented in Lake Sevan and throughout Armenia until January 20, 2024 inclusive.
8 December 2023
New regulations to protect the ozone layer will come into effect
On November 24, 2017, the Comprehensive and Extended Partnership Agreement was signed between the Republic of Armenia and the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their member states. The road map, which is the result of the signing of that agreement, sets out obligations to restore ozone-depleting substances in the regulation from 2024, which means that the new concepts must be reflected in the Law on the Protection of the Ozone Layer.
7 December 2023
Eco-educational workshop "Second life for waste"
On December 15 at 3:30 p.m., the State Museum of Nature of Armenia cordially invites schoolchildren and young people with creative minds and imaginations to become participants in the interesting event "Second life for waste".