Armenian and Georgian journalists learn to report on forest issues in a press tour organized by FLEG II
Accurate and reliable media reports on forest issues are an important part of improving protection and management of our often-endangered forests.
The main objective of the event is to demonstrate the EU-funded programs to a wider public, share experience through information and visibility materials, interact with a wide audience on the matters of sustainable forest management, improved forest governance and a number of other related topics through questions and answers and brief presentations.
FLEG II activity of Public Monitoring empowers Armenian citizens to protect their forests
This year Armenia 8th time joined to the Earth Hour global movement which took place on March 19, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm.
The first session of the new forestry program was conducted in Southern Armenia on March 11, 2016. About 30 pupils and teachers from four communities in Syunik region participated in the program, which aims to increase awareness and knowledge about forests.
In spring, forest fire season starts in most European countries. In Armenia, FLEG II prepared to prevent the wildfires with interactive and entertaining materials for children and adults.
On January 13, FLEG II National Program Advisory Committee met at the World Bank Yerevan Office in Armenia. Among the issues discussed was the sustainability of FLEG II results after the Program is over.
In the framework of the ADA supported component a new Ijevan sanctuary will be established in Tavush Region of Armenia on the basis of three existing forest sanctuaries.
Members of the “FLEG II Program – Complementary Measures for Georgia and Armenia” met in Armenia for the 2nd Steering Committee meeting
The Steering Committee of the ADA-supported “ENPI East Countries FLEG II Program – Complementary Measures for Georgia and Armenia” held its second meeting in Yerevan, Armenia on October 20, 2015. The meeting provided guidance on the strategic direction of the Program, as well as reviewed and approved country work plans for the year 2016.
FLEG II crew of experts visited 20 forest-dependent Armenian communities to give voice to their needs and concerns