The heads of state or government of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, the representatives of the European Union and the heads of state or government of its member states met in Brussels on 15 December 2021.
News and events
On-line roundtable on proposed changes in legislation concerning biodiversity protection in Armenia was organised on November 24, 2021. Total of 30 experts from various scientific institutions, NGOs and the Ministry of Environment discussed changes in legislation as well as in institutional set up for nature conservation. These changes are needed in order to strengthen protection of biodiversity in Armenia and to comply with obligations of CEPA.
Five representatives of the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Environment visited several protected areas in the Czech Republic in the second week of October. The goal of the visit was to get familiar with nature conservation approach in the Czech Republic and with approximation of the European Union’s directives on protection of species and habitats.
Collection data on biodiversity is an important part of biodiversity conservation efforts. It is also an obligation of the EU member states to report to the European Commission regularly about the state of species and habitats.
Finnish and Czech experts discussed possibilities on management and utilization of data on Armenian biodiversity at Acopian Center for the Environmental with its director Alen Amirkhanian.
A project focusing on enhancing conservation of valuable and unique Armenian nature was launched last week. Over 60 participants were present on-line. The project will focus on changes in legislation and institutional support in the field of nature and biodiversity conservation for the next two years.
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