The 2018 Wege Prize has 17 teams competing for first, second, and third place, with cash prizes totaling 30,000 USD.
More than 110 participants attended the conference, including representatives from UNDP, GIZ, Yerevan Municipality, ministries, local government officials, and financial institutions.
Acopian Technical Company, Founding Organization of AUA’s Acopian Center for the Environment, Supplies Power to Major U.S. OrganizationsOctober 12, 2017
[1in.am] The Acopian Technical Company, headquartered in the U.S., currently supplies power to several American organizations, including Disney, NASA and Tesla. In Armenia, through AUA’s Acopian Center for the Environment, the company contributes to the preservation of the environment and the development of ecotourism.
[armenpress.am] During the AUA Ecotourism Conference of 2017, concerned citizens raised the issue of Gosh Lake. Minister Artsvik Minasyan and the activists agreed to meet at the Ministry of Nature Protection to further discuss how to address the issue. Read more about the outcomes of these discussions in this article.
Starting in the Fall 2017 semester, AUA will offer a minor in Environmental Studies to AUA undergraduate students.
[The Armenian Weekly] The American University of Armenia hosts both photovoltaic panels that generate electricity, as well as solar water heating panels that directly and efficiently heat water, offsetting natural gas demand.
The newly established AUA Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing Lab brings dynamic data mapping as well as remote sensing capacity to AUA’s programs and research centers. Many of the disciplines offered at AUA are poised to benefit from the lab’s capabilities.
Support to Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and Mining Transparency Project Launched at AUAJuly 19, 2017
The “Support to Enhance Armenia’s Capacity to Implement EITI and to Increase Transparency and Accountability in Mining Licenses and Contracts” project was launched at AUA.
AUA hosted a public lecture and workshop titled “Towards 100% Renewable Energy” with keynote speaker, Ms. Veronica Rocha, Renewable Energy Branch Manager for the Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO).
Second Annual AUA Ecotourism Conference a Success: More than 600 Participants Convened from Across the CountryMay 12, 2017
YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment (ACE) hosted its second annual Ecotourism