Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP announce Ozun Yarat contest winners

Baku, 24 August 2020 – This weekend, representatives from the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP announced the winners of the Ozun Yarat competition. Over 200 submissions were received on Azerbaijan’s first upcycling platform, launched this World Environment Day, with the aim to encourage more people to upcycle products they’d normally throw away. “Ozun…

The European Union Promotes the Pilot Study to Elaborate the Model of Climate Budget Tagging for Armenia

On 17th of August, the “National workshop on climate change budget tagging” was held online in the framework of “EU4Climate” regional project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP in Armenia. Among the six EaP countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine – Armenia hosts the first pilot study on climate…

The Winners of “Time #ForNature” Youth Poster Contest Awarded within EU funded EU4Climate project 

The European Union continues strengthening the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity in Armenia in line with the European green principles.   On 20 July 2020, the award ceremony of the three winners of the “Time #ForNature” youth poster contest took place in the Armenian Tree Project’s Ohanian Center for Environmental Education in Margavovit village, Lori region. The Contest was organized in celebration of World Environment Day on…

Forest restoration – Celebration of World Environment Day in Armenia

Rural Communities in Armenia Prove Forest Restoration is Everyone’s Responsibility – the EU’s Sustainable Model of Lowering Emissions  ARMENIA. 15 June 2020 – Armenia and the other Eastern Partnership countries account for 1.17 percent of the world’s carbon emissions, yet almost 80 percent of these countries’ energy supply comes from fossil fuels. This is why EU supports…

Tapping into the upcycling trend: a new platform launched by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, EU and UNDP to mark World Environment Day 2020 in Azerbaijan

Baku, 5 June 2020 –  A new platform has been launched to encourage more people in Azerbaijan to ‘upcycle’ products they would normally throw away. Users of the platform – called Ozun Yarat, meaning ‘do-it-yourself’, or DIY – can find and share creative ideas for repurposing and reusing items. The best three ideas will be eligible for…

Trees are just like humans – Celebration of World Environment Day in Armenia

Trees Are Just Like Humans: they Require Love and Care-the EU Promotes Community-based Forest Management and Restoration ARMENIA. 5 June 2020-Almost thirty-thousand-hectare wood lies in a two-thousand-meter high area of what is known as the “Noyemberyan forestry enterprise”, the branch of HayAntar (ArmForest) in Armenia’s Tavush region. Oak trees, ashes, horn beams, beech, wild pear…

Climate Ambition Forum

Some 70 youth leaders and representatives of local authorities gathered in Kyiv for the Climate Ambition Forum on 27 February, where they discussed the most pressing climate-related issues and sought ways to address them. The forum was held as part of the EU4Climate project, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP. It was…

MRV Workshop

VIENNA, 18 February 2020 – Government officials from Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – met in Vienna to review progress in the implementation of their national climate actions. Focusing on a set of measures aiming to collect data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change mitigation actions –…