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Aarhus Centres in Armenia

Aarhus Centre Ararat

Armenia

Activities: General support to the implementation of the Aarhus Convention

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Public Environmental Information Stepanavan Aarhus Centre

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Environmental legislation, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment, Other

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Aarhus Centre Ijevan

Armenia

Activities: General support to the implementation of the Aarhus Convention

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Aarhus Centre Aparan

Armenia

Activities: General support to the implementation of the Aarhus Convention

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Kapan Public Environmental Information/Aarhus Centre

Armenia

Activities: Water Resources Management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment (EIA), Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment

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Aarhus Centre Hrazdan

Armenia

Activities: General support to the implementation of the Aarhus Convention

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Gyumri Environmental Information Aarhus Centre

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental legislation, Youth empowerment, Building partnerships

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Gavar Aarhus Centre

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment (EIA), Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment, Building partnerships

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Aarhus Centre Dilijan

Armenia

Activities: General support to the implementation of the Aarhus Convention

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Aarhus Centre Alaverdi

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment, Other: Good governance at local level

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Aarhus Centre Goris

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment

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Aarhus Centre Vanadzor

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment, Other

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Aarhus Centre Yeghegnadzor

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment

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Aarhus Centre Yeghvard

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management / Environmental impact assessment, Youth empowerment, Others / Local Self Governance

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Aarhus Centre Yerevan

Armenia

Activities: Water resources management, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate change, Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings, Urban waste, Extractive industries, including mining, Sustainable development, Green economy, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental legislation, Gender mainstreaming, Eco-journalism, Youth empowerment

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Climate change

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Eco-journalism

Environmental impact assessment (EIA)

Environmental legislation

Extractive industries, including mining

Gender mainstreaming

Green economy

Hazardous waste, including uranium tailings

Sustainable development

Urban waste

Water resources management

Youth empowerment

Other

Armenia hosts a network of fifteen Aarhus Centres working on environmental issues throughout the country. The first Aarhus Centre was established in the city of Yerevan in 2002. The other Aarhus Centres were inaugurated between 2005 and 2010 in the cities of Dilijan (2005), Gavar (2007), Goris (2005), Gyumri (2007), Hrazdan (2007), Kapan (2005), Vanadzor (2005), Alaverdi (2008), Aparan (2008), Ijevan (2005), Stepanavan (2008), Yeghegnadzor (2008), Yeghvard (2008) and Ararat (2010). The Aarhus Centres of Armenia work on all three pillars of the Aarhus Convention including promoting public participation in decision making process and raising awareness of the public regarding environmental issues and their rights. They deal with various environmental hotspots, disaster risk reduction, environmental legislation and other issues.