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First UNIDO RECP Stakeholder forum on Energy Efficiency for SMEs to take place on 30th of October, in Ararat city

UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration Component project is planning the First R...

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UNIDO Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Procuction Green Clubs in Ararat and Dilijan cities, Armenia

UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration component project www.recp.am is being implemented in the frames of Partnership for Environment ...

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UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production First GREEN CLUB in Ararat City of RA

UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration component project is being implemented in the frames of Partnership for Environment and Growth (...

First UNIDO RECP Stakeholder forum on Energy Efficiency for SMEs to take place on 30th of October, in Ararat city

27.10.2015

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAcHAAAAJDViZDE3NWVlLWY5MzEtNDU1Zi1hOTRjLWZkYTU2ZmZjOTczNA UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration Component project is planning the First RECP Stakeholder forum on Energy Efficiency within the context of RECP application for Small and Medium Businesses in Armenia. Forum will take place on 30th of October, at 10:30 AM (registration at 10:15) in the House

UNIDO Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Procuction Green Clubs in Ararat and Dilijan cities, Armenia

25.10.2015

UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration component project www.recp.am is being implemented in the frames of Partnership for Environment and Growth (EaP GREEN) financed by the European Union. Regional Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration Programme for Eastern Partnership Countries is called for scaling up resource efficient and cleaner production (CP) in small

UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production First GREEN CLUB in Ararat City of RA

08.10.2015

gc UNIDO Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration component project is being implemented in the frames of Partnership for Environment and Growth (EaP GREEN) financed by the European Union. Regional Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Demonstration Programme for Eastern Partnership Countries is called for scaling up resource efficient and cleaner production (CP) in small businesses

National Conference on UNIDO ”Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production” (RECP) Demonstration Component Project of the EAP Green Programme of the EU in Armenia

28.04.2015

DSC05737 On 28th of April National Conference was organized for “Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production’’ (RECP) project in Armenia implemented by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in co-operation with Regional environmental center for Caucasus, Armenia National Office and financed by the European Union (EU) within “Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighborhood” (EaP Green) initiative. The National Conference took place at ''Ani Plaza'' hotel.

UNECE Partners With the Government of Armenia to Promote Sustainable Urban Development

10.04.2015

2-P1020511 The Republic of Armenia is well committed to improve its housing conditions and urban development strategies and planning policies. The country is actively working towards the preparation of the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – HABITAT III, which will take place in 2016 and is expected to adopt the New Global Urban Agenda. Armenia has already completed and submitted to the HABITAT III secretariat its national report on housing and urban development and is engaged in multiple projects on urban

Local Environmental Action Plan (LEAP) For Jermuk City, Project Official Closing Conference

13.03.2015

IMG_9426 On 13th of March, 2015 closing conference was organized by Regional Environmental Center of Caucasus Armenian Branch Office and Jermuk representatives in the frames of Local Environmental Action Plan project carried out in Jermuk city. The meeting was attended by the Mayor of Jermuk city, Mr. Vardan Harutyunyan, other representatives of the city government, representatives of Jermuk city, experts working within the project

Review Training in the frames of ‘’Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production’’, UNIDO project

26.01.2015

Review Training (2) On 26th and 27th of January, 2015 REC Caucasus Armenian branch office organized a Review Training in the frames of ‘’Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production’’, UNIDO project. The training was held in Armenian branch office of REC Caucasus. The aim of the Training was the review of RECP assessment results of demonstration organizations (DO) in Armenia. Review Training was attended by REC Caucasus Armenian branch office representatives, Chief of Cleaner and Sustainable Production Unit of UNIDO in Vienna, Mr. Rene

REC Caucasus has assessed 10 SMEs for Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production-NEW DECEMBER 2014

26.12.2014

Kashi_31-150x150 UNIDO RECP Demonstration Programme implemented by REC Caucasus Armenia National Office is aimed to improve resource productivity and environmental performance of businesses in agro/food processing, chemicals and construction materials’ sectors. RECP demonstrations are conducted for SMEs targeting food and beverage, chemical, construction materials.

Brief Information on UNIDO /RECP/ Training 2, Yerevan, Armenia, REC Caucasus

17.09.2014

IMG_4064 REC Caucasus RECP team organized the second training within the frames of UNIDO “Resource Efficiency and Cleaner Production” (RECP) Program, which took place from 8th to 11th September, Conference hall of UN Armenia House, in Yerevan. The aim of the training was to introduce the assessment, evaluation and recommendations of the Demo organizations by the experts. The training had module presentation (1-6, presented during the RECP introductory on 14-16 of April, 2014) introducing next steps to be applied by the experts when working with the Demo organizations.

REC Caucasus Armenia Branch Office Newsletter

30.04.2014

1398848244 From April 25 to 26, 2014, Regional environmental center for Caucasus team (Ms. Nune Harutyunyan, REC C Director, Ms. Dshkhuhi Sahakyan, National Project Coordinator and Ms. Hasmik Manukyan, Accountant) have conducted monitoring field visit to the Koghb and Jujevan communities within...

Announcement – Programme on “Recource efficency and cleaner production” (RECP)

17.03.2014

1398848244 The Regional Environmental Center for the caucasus REC Caucasus is calling for expressions of interest from enterprises in the food and agroprocessing, construction and/or chemical materials sectors to participate in the programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production in Armenia funded by UNIDO.

Caucasus Workshop Discusses NAMAs

06.11.2013

1383745113 October 31, 2013: REC Caucasus and GIZ organized a regional workshop, titled ‘Development of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in South Caucasus countries,' in cooperation with the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Environment Ministry (BMU) November 6, 2013

UNIDO’s Vacancy Announcement

31.10.2013

1383032382 UNIDO's Vacancy Announcement on the position of National Coordinator for the EaP GREEN Programme in Georgia

“Development of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in South Caucasus countries”

1383214360 On October 24-25, 2013, a Regional Workshop took place in the context of the project: „Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) in South Caucasus countries” in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Press Release – EU and FAO Partnership Project

12.09.2013

1379005267 Press Release of EU and FAO Partnership Project “Improved Pesticides and Chemicals Management in the Former Soviet Union”

The World Day to Combat Desertifcation

12.07.2013

1371021316 The World Day to Combat Desertification, will be held on June 17. The focus this year is drought and water scarcity.

REC Caucasus Armenia Conducted Local Consultations Within the Project “SUPPORTING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS”

27.02.2013

??????????????????????????????? The aim of the Local Consultations is to provide feedback on survey results to the participating communities and use the information for further discussions and joint actions development.

REC Caucasus Closes its EU funded Project: Fostering Community Forestry Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus

10.12.2012

1355299439 On December 5, 2012, REC Caucasus launched a two-day closure conference on its EU funded project Fostering Community Forestry Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus at Sheraton Metechi Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia.

The 1st Georgian Channel broadcasts RECC activities

31.10.2012

1351668107 October 25-27 activities conducted by RECC within the framework of the EU funded project ”Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus” appear on the 1st Georgian Channel

VIII Annual International Conference of REC Caucasus

15.10.2012

1350303660 “Greening Energy Sector - mainstreaming energy efficiency and utilization of the renewable energy in the Caucasus Energy sector development”

REC Caucasus Armenia Launched Fifth Round of Professional Training Sessions

26.06.2012

1340695573 REC Caucasus Armenia BO in close co-operation with Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia and State Environmental Inspection agency has initiated and launched the fifth round of professional trainings for environmental inspectors on June 22-23, 2012.

REC Caucasus publishes Newsletters

12.06.2012

1339501147 REC Caucasus is happy to inform that newsletter within the framework of the EU-funded project "Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus" have been published. You can download newsletters from our website!

RECC-EU Monitoring Mission to Racha, Georgia

1339500556 On 6-7 June, 2012, REC Caucasus team organized field visit in the framework of EU-funded project “Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the South Caucasus”, and Eurasia Foundation funded project on “Introduction of Sustainable use of Natural Resources in Local Communities and Increase their Preparedness against Natur

Celebration of World Environment Day in Armenia

05.06.2012

1338893742 On June 5th from 17.00-19.00, in several cities and villages throughout Armenia, the “Let’s do it! Armenia” movement is organizing a flash-mob chalk drawing contest by the theme of “Armenia without garbage” in honor of World Environment Day.

Brief on Zikatar’s trainings within the Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus project

10.05.2012

1336660019 On 25 - 28 April, 2012 REC Caucasus Armenia BO conducted capacity building trainings on ‘’Sustainable forest management’’ within the EU funded regional project “Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus” at the "Zikatar’’ training centre

Global Water Partnership of Central Asia and Caucasus Region is 10 Years old

24.04.2012

1335249087 On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of Global Water Partnership of Central Asia and Caucasus Regions, on 23 April, 2012 Country Water Partnership Armenia organized workshop, hosted by Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus Armenia

First National Steering Committee meeting

11.04.2012

1334144514 First National Steering Committee meeting within the framework of the project “Improvement of environmental liability regime: Introduction of methodology for valuation of environmental damage”

International expert on Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services

13.03.2012

The Regional Environment Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) is announcing vacancy for the position of International expert on Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services as part of the project “Support Development of Biodiversity Conservation Policies and Practices in Mountain Regions of the South Caucasus” .

Regional Conference “Utilization of Renewable Energy – Challenges and Opportunity for South Caucasus” ended today

02.03.2012

Today, on March 2, 2012 two-day regional conference “Utilization of Renewable Energy – Challenges and Opportunities for South Caucasus”, organized by REC Caucasus in cooperation with German foundation Konrad Adenauer Stiftung ended in Sheraton Metechi Palace Hotel, Tbilisi.

Vacancy Announcement: Project Assistant within the “Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in the Mountain Regions of the Caucasus”

29.02.2012

The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) announces a vacancy for the position of Project Assistant, within the EC funded project # DCI/ENV/2008/151-708 "Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in the Mountain Regions of the Caucasus"

REC Caucasus organizes national seminar within the “Identification and implementation of adaptation response to Climate Change impact for Conservation and Sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in arid and semi-arid ecosystems of South Caucasus” project

22.02.2012

1329983128 Azerbaijan Branch office of Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus (REC Caucasus) has organized National seminar under “Identification and implementation of adaptation response to Climate Change impact for Conservation and Sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in arid and semi-arid ecosystems of South Caucasus” project.

Third round of profession training sessions for the State Environmental Inspectors in RA

12.02.2012

1329114566 On January 27-28, 2011 REC Caucasus Armenia BO in close co-operation with Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia and State Environmental Inspection agency has launched the third round of professional trainings for environmental inspectors.

Regional Conference on “Utilization of Renewable Energy – Challenges and Opportunities for the Caucasus”

25.01.2012

1327557944 On March 1-2, 2012, Regional Conference on “Utilization of Renewable Energy – Challenges and Opportunities for the Caucasus” is organized by German foundation – the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, in cooperation with REC Caucasus.

Government of Norway funds RECC for a new project

15.12.2011

1324018249 The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus, with the financial support of the Norwegian government is starting a new project "Support Development of Biodiversity Conservation Policies and Practices in Mountain Regions of the South Caucasus".

RECC ARMENIA CONTINUES IMPLEMENTATION OF AGRO-BIODIVERSITY PROJECT

11.12.2011

1323672014 REC Caucasus Armenia team have carried out series of field visits in the period of October – November 2011 within the EU funded regional project “Identification and implementation of adaptation response to Climate Change impact for Conservation and Sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in arid and semi-arid ecosystems of South Caucasus".

Joint Conference of the GIZ and REC Caucasus

02.12.2011

On December 1, 2011, joint conference of the GIZ "Climate Tolerenat Rehabilitation of Degraded Landscapes in Georgia" and REC Caucasus "Sustainable Land Management for Mitigating Land Degradation and Reducing Poverty in the South Caucasus Region" projects was organized by REC Caucasus in Sheraton Metechi Palace Hotel, Tbilisi.

Regional Preparatory Meeting to the World Water Forum 6 comes to an end

16.11.2011

1321431427 On November 15, 2011 ended the two-day Regional Preparatory Meeting to the World Forum 6, in Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi. The event was organized by the Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus), with the financial support of the governments of Swiss Confederation and France - via International Office for Water.

“Climate Change Adaptation – Challenge and Opportunity for the Caucasus”

06.11.2011

1321443395 On November 10, 2011, VII Annual International Conference of REC Caucasus on “Climate Change Adaptation – Challenge and Opportunity for the Caucasus” started in Sheraton Metechi Palace, Tbilisi, lasting for two days.

Europe Region Preparatory Process – Regional Preparatory Meeting in Tbilisi

02.11.2011

1321431427 In regard with the forthcoming 6th World Water Forum to be held in Marseilles, in March 2012, Tbilisi will host Europe Region Preparatory Process - Regional Preparatory Meeting in Hotel Radisson Blu Iveria, on November 14-15.

VII Annual International Conference of REC Caucasus on “Climate Change Adaptation – Challenge and Opportunity for the Caucasus”

1321443395 On November 10-11, 2011 with financial support of the Ministry of Environmental Affairs, Land Use Planning, Agriculture and Forestry of Lichtenstein, VII Annual International Conference of REC Caucasus on “Climate Change Adaptation – Challenge and Opportunity for the Caucasus” is being organized in Tbilisi, Georgia.

“Development of DRR System in Armenia” 2011

24.10.2011

1319465327 On October 21st, 2011, RA ministry of Emergency Situations, UNDP Armenia and Foundation of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction aorganized conference dedicated to National Strategy of DRR in RA.

Caspian: Technologies for the Environment (CTE), the International Exhibition and Conference for Environmental Protection

21.10.2011

Caspian: Technologies for the Environment (CTE), the International Exhibition and Conference for Environmental Protection, which is officially supported by the Government of Azerbaijan will be held on 2-4 November 2011 at Expo center in Baku.

International Camp of Young Environmentalists

1319192408 The newly-established environmental youth movement of Azerbaijan “IDEA” (International Dialogue on Environmental Action) jointly with the United Nations Development Programme organizes International Camp of Young Environmentalists.

First Field visits within Agro-biodiversity Project

1319522933 On October 19, 2011 REC Caucasus Armenia team and project experts have conducted first field visits within the EU funded project “Identification and implementation of adaptation response to Climate Change impact for Conservation and Sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in arid and semi-arid ecosystems of South Caucasus”.

Yerevan’s zoo celebrates 70th anniversary and introduces a new ‘animal care’ concept

20.10.2011

1319110653 This project is one of the numerous reforms launched at the zoo marking its 70th anniversary this year. The improvement program has been initiated by the new director – president of the Preservation Fund for Wildlife and Cultural Values Mr. Ruben Khachatryan.

The EU greenhouse gas emission increases

10.10.2011

1318250450 Recent reports published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission said the EU increased greenhouse gas emission by 2.4 percent in 2010. Despite this slight increase past year, since 1990 the EU has decreased its emissions by 15.5 percent, while the economy grew by 42 percent in the same period of time.

Integrated Border Management in focus of international meeting

05.10.2011

On October 5, 2011, International Advisors of the South Caucasus Integrated Border Management (SCIBM) Programme got together in Tbilisi to review the progress made by the programme since its inception in 2010, and hear the presentations of the three country offices in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Representatives of the European Union; embassies

Georgia joins the global movement against climate change

On September 24, Georgia joined the international campaign against climate change uniting more than 180 countries. The global movement was organized by the "350.org", the mission of which is to build global grassroots movement to solve global climate crisis.

Study Tour in Tusheti Protected Areas

1317912650 On September 9-12, Transboundary Joint Secretariat (TJS) REC Caucasus hold study tour in Tusheti Protected Areas for interested parties living nearby Kazbegi National Park, within the framework of KFW Banking Group funded regional project “Transboundary Joint Secretariat for the Southern Caucasus”.

Forest legislation revised in Baku

The second visit of the EU-funded ENPI FLEG Program\'s International Legal Consultant, Peter Herbst, took place from September 5 to September 12, 2011 in Azerbaijan. The main objective of the seminar was to hold meetings with stakeholders focused on advancing Azerbaijani forest legislation and hold the seminar

Steering Committee discussed EU-funded project perspectives

On September 9, 2011 was organized the Steering Committee meeting under the EU-funded regional project "Identification and implementation of adaptation response to Climate Change impact for Conservation and Sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in arid and semi-arid ecosystems of South Caucasus