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...

03

Apr

Support to establishment of SEA system in Armenia, Phase IV: Final dissemination and awareness raising event

Final dissemination event ''Towards a fully-fledged SEA and EIA system in Armenia'' was convened within the fr...

13

Sep

Launching the Smart city Profile of Goris

Republic of Armenia State Committee on Urban Development, UNECE Land and Housing Division, Regional environmental center for Caucasus and Municipality of Goris city have launched the Smart city Profile for Goris (Syuniq...

02

Nov

Local environmental action plan for Vanadzor. Joint initiative of RECC and US Embassy

Regional environmental center for Caucasus Armenia National Office has launched its new project for the city of Vanadzor, in Lori region, Armenia, targeting identification of the most important environmental challenges reflecting on citizens’ life which will need to be addressed through elaboration of Local environmental action plan for the city of Vanadzor, Lori Region, Armenia.

Project is supported by US embassy in Armenia, as well as  implemented jointly with local municipality and in collaboration with City Council which was formed as a result of project launching.
One of the most important criteria for future success – improved public participation in environmental decision-making, which will be achieved through establishment of local city council consisting of national/local institutions, experts, research, foundations, civil society /NGOs, active citizens, environmentalists, city planners, etc. The first city conference was followed by the LEAP methodology training where the initial challenges for the city of  Vanadzor has been identified and discussed with local city council members. 

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