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Sep

REC C has started preparatory works on Armenia’s 6th National Biodiversity Report under CBD

16

Jul

Strategic environmental assessment on Solid Waste Management sector, Armenia

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20

Apr

Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment: Facts and Benefits

Armenian version of the brochure introduces the SEA procedure as set out in the Protocol with reference to its provisions,1 and presents the benefits of SEA while rectifying misconceptions regarding this procedure. It al...

06

Nov

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

On November 11, 2011, the two-day VII Annual International Conference of REC Caucasus on “Climate Change Adaptation – Challenge and Opportunity for the  Caucasus” ended in Sheraton Metechi Palace, Tbilisi.

The event, with the financial support of the Ministry of the Ministry of Environmental Affairs, Land Use Planning, Agriculture and Forestry of Lichtenstein, was attended by the officials of three countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, as well as embassies, international organizations and the academic sector.

The Minister of Environment Protection of Georgia – Goga Khachidze opened the conference, underlying the importance of regional cooperation for fighting against climate change. The event was designed to provide a forum for all interested parties in a comprehensive discourse on climate change issues.

The occasion aimed to take stock of challenges posed by climate change in South Caucasus focusing on three countries’ (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) specific problems, strategies and response actions for reaching an effective agenda on climate change.

“Climate change is a problem, which has long been discussed and will continue to be active in the future too. REC Caucasus is organizing the conference, which means that not only Georgia but the entire region is involved in the process to discuss this problem and determine the future plans,” said Goga Khachidze.

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