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Final seminar on “Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation at local level”

“Country Water Partnership” scientific, ecological NGO held the final seminar within the framework of “Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation at Local Level” project on the 22th of July, in "Asparez" Club . The project was financed by the European Union, Austrian Development Agency and Austrian Red Cross.
The Seminar was attended by the representatives of the Armenian Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, specialists of Agriculture and Environment Protection Departments of the RA Lori and Shirak Marz Municipalities, administrative heads and members of community councils of three rural communities (Basen, Mets Parni, Margahovit), representatives of the Armenian Red Cross Society “Forum East II” project member organizations, representatives of the RA Lori and Shirak marzes’ Aarhus Centers, local NGOs and various experts (ecologists, farmers, foresters, financiers etc.). During the seminar the project, as well as the priority measures for 3 communities were introduced. A. Gabrielyan, the National Coordinator of Climate Change represented “The Paris Agreement, the commitments undertaken by Armenia and NAP process”.
At the end of the Seminar the journalist of “Asparez” newspaper interviewed Arevik Hovsepyan, the CWP president. The article was published in the running issue of the newspaper.



 
Round table discussion on “Draft of Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation”

“Country Water Partnership” scientific, educational NGO held a round-table discussion on development of draft for Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation (APCCA) on the 24th of June in RA Lori marz Municipality (t. Vanadzor). The event was held in the framework of “Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation at Local Level” project financed by European Union, Austrian Development Agency and Austrian Red Cross.
Specialists of Agriculture and Environment Protection Department of RA Lori marz Municipality, administration heads of Mets Parni, Margahovit and Basen rural communities of RA Lori and Shirak marzes, the members of community councils of the three rural communities, representatives of the Armenian Red Cross Society “Forum East II” project member organizations, representatives of RA Lori and Shirak marzes Aarhus Centers, local NGOs and other experts (ecologists, farmers, foresters and financiers) to take part in the event.
The project was introduced and presentations were made on “Assessment of Vulnerability towards Climate Change in the communities: social survey, results analyses in the three communities”, “Preliminary Assessment of the Three Rural Communities Vulnerability towards Climate Change”. The Action Plan towards Climate Change Adaptation draft was discussed. It was agreed to carry out an active and mutually beneficial cooperation between all stakeholders during the meeting.



 
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