#Armenia

International tools to counteract polluters in Armenia

International tools to counteract polluters in Armenia

In the presence of Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Yerevan, Petr Mikyska, and Arnika, together with local NGOs, discussed international tools to administer justice to...

Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

The Armenian government was used to analyze the pollution in the Northern region to improve the situation which was the main subject of an interview between Erik Grigoryan,...

EcoLur: Czech specialists studying the mining pollution in Alaverdi, Akhtala, and Shnogh

EcoLur: Czech specialists studying the mining pollution in Alaverdi, Akhtala, and Shnogh

Czech specialists are studying to what extent the mining communities of Alaverdi, Shnogh, and Akhtala are polluted with heavy metals, and what kind of impact it will have on...

Who will bear responsibility for residents’ health in mining areas?

Who will bear responsibility for residents’ health in mining areas?

The intensive development of metal mining in Armenia is accompanied by health problems connected with environmental pollution. Over many years the residents living near mines and...

Real owners of metal mines in Armenia to be revealed

Real owners of metal mines in Armenia to be revealed

In 2020 society will learn the names of the real owners of the metal mines in Armenia. The executive has approved the “Action Plan Needed To Reveal the Real Owners of Metal...

Lori region leads in atmospheric emissions in Armenia

Lori region leads in atmospheric emissions in Armenia

Among the regions of Armenia, the Lori Region is the leader in the level of atmospheric emissions. According to the data for 2016, 51,231.5 tons of harmful substances were...

Expert: Sorrowful statistics of cancer morbidity in Armenia are no coincidence

Expert: Sorrowful statistics of cancer morbidity in Armenia are no coincidence

Currently, operating enterprises and companies do not bear any real responsibility for environmental pollution or social commitments to local communities that are affected. This...

We’re helping Armenia again - this time from dangerous mining

We’re helping Armenia again - this time from dangerous mining

In cooperation with the Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment and Ecolur informational site, Arnika strives for the right of local people to effectively influence a...

Over 1000 mine workers dismissed from Russian-owned company in Armenia

Over 1000 mine workers dismissed from Russian-owned company in Armenia

The ‘Teghut’ Closed Joint-Stock Company (CJSC) has released a new statement, which says that 1032 out of its 1190 employees received notifications on the termination of their...

Development Aid Is Both Inspiration and Commitment

Development Aid Is Both Inspiration and Commitment

The Arnika Association became a new observer of the FoRS platform, created by the Czech Forum for Development Cooperation, after carrying out a number of projects of toxic...

Armenian project of Arnika association is coming to a successful conclusion

Armenian project of Arnika association is coming to a successful conclusion

The project "Improvement of chemical safety as a contribution to solving social problems in rural areas of Armenia" was officially launched in March 2010. Now, in late May and...

International Conference to discuss problems related to contamination by toxic pollutants and pesticides in Armenia

International Conference to discuss problems related to contamination by toxic pollutants and pesticides in Armenia

On 31 May 2011, the Toxics and Waste Programme of the Arnika Association and the Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment NGO (AWHHE) in partnership with the OSCE Office...