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Ministry of Nature Protection, RA


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The Ministry of the Natural Protection of the Republic of Armenia is the state body of executive power which develops and implements state policy in the fields of environmental protection and rational use of natural resources in the Republic of Armenia.

Aims and objectives of the Ministry:

a) To develop and manage state policy of prevention or reduction of harmful impacts on environment of the Republic of Armenia including atmosphere, water, land, natural resources, flora and fauna, protected areas, as well as a rational use and rehabilitation of natural resources.

b) To prevent or reduce harmful impacts on environment: atmosphere, water, land, flora and fauna and protected areas, as well as state management of protection of protected areas and rational use and reproduction of natural resources (except mineral reserves).

c) To control assurance towards the requirements of environmental legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

d) To develop state order and installation in the sphere of environment.

e) To provide conditions for environmentally secure management of wastes and hazardous chemical substances produced and used in the area of the Republic of Armenia.

f) To provide maintenance of joint informative national funds, cadastres and registries of environment and natural resources (except mineral resources).

g) To ensure the provision of licenses, permits and consents in the sphere of environment.

h) To ensure state expertise of impact on environment.

i) To ensure safety of biodiversity from alien plant and animal species and living modified organisms.

j) To provide regular and special observations of the environmental conditions.

k) To provide joint policy on ecological science, education and awareness.