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
YEREVAN, Armenia – On March 14, the Republic of Armenia’s Ministry of Justice representatives visited the American University of Armenia to introduce www.e-drafts.am, a new website that publishes draft legislation for public commenting.
While the United Nations designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, Armenia is struggling to manage and make the best out of the potential of this sector.
Purpose: To accelerate the development of ecotourism in Armenia by offering a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences, as well as creating a network of stakeholders.
Director of AUA’s Acopian Center for the Environment Alen Amirkhanian Appointed as Senior Adviser to the Minister of Nature ProtectionOctober 6, 2016
YEREVAN, Armenia – Effective October 5, 2016, the director of the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment, Alen Amirkhanian, is appointed as senior adviser to the Minister of Nature Protection, Mr. Artsvik Minasyan.