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Director of AUA’s Acopian Center for the Environment Alen Amirkhanian Appointed as Senior Adviser to the Minister of Nature Protection

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.
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Public Lecture: Austrian Government Activities in Agriculture Development and Environmental Protection

YEREVAN, Armenia – On September 28, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment (ACE) organized a guest lecture with speaker Martin Ledolter, Managing Director of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), who spoke about...
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AUA Center’s Preparation of World Bank’s Armenia Strategic Mineral Sector Sustainability Assessment Released

YEREVAN, Armenia– On June 8, 2016 around 100 policy makers and practitioners from the Government of Armenia, the private sector, and civil society attended the launch of the Armenia Strategic Mineral Sector Sustainability Assessment, prepared by the...
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The “Environmental Pavilion” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

KOTAYK, Armenia — “Environmental Pavilion” a project initiated and implemented by Gohar Movsisyan, a teacher of Teghenik secondary school, was successfully completed in June 2016. The primary aim of the project was to create a pavilion, which would...
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“The Creation of Herbarium and Biodiversity Classes” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

VAYOTS DZOR, Armenia – As a result of one of the winning projects of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, initiated by Vazgen Galstyan, a biodiversity group was established involving schoolchildren from the Gomk community in the Vayots...
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The “Shikahogh” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

SYUNIK, Armenia – A project organized by Ms. Varduhi Ohanjanyan, a teacher at #5 Primary School in Kapan, was a winner of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition. The project, titled “Shikahogh,” involved about 120 schoolchildren from...
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