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...

26

Dec

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

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. Armenian businesses benefit from RECP implementation through cost savings on energy, materials, waste and effluent disposal, improved compliance, and innovative products and services generated by the group of UNIDO RECP national experts. Currently, 10 SMEs have undergone Resource efficiency and Cleaner Production Assessments based on RECP methodology: National experts have measured loss of resources within production cycles, suggested corrective measures for each of the industries/sectors namely, natural juice, egg, diary production, production of ceramic materials, outlining energy, waste, water treatment and secondary use, improved cost-effectiveness and regular saving of resources and investments by SMEs.