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CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS AND ADAPTATION ISSUES IN ARMENIA

On February 4 Disaster risk reduction national platform (DRRNP) foundation in collaboration with UNDP organized a “Climate change risks and adaptation issues in Armenia” seminar-meeting in Yerevan.
The objective of the meeting was to introduce a report on “Climate risk management in Armenia”, which had been developed within the framework of “Climate Risk Management” regional programme of UNDP Crisis Prevention and Recovery Agency, as well as to introduce and discuss “Climate change risk mitigation in rural communities through local development improved planning” the new starting program and the anticipated actions.
More than 60 participants representing RA state management system, regional councils, scientific and educational institutions, as well as international organizations operating in the field, foundations and non-governmental organizations took part in the seminar – meeting.
The opening speech said RA MoES RS deputy director, general – major Nikolay Grigoryan, head of UNDP environmental programmes Armen Martirosyan and DRR NP director Movses Poghosyan. ... Read More