Events

  • Training on Photovoltaic & Solar Thermal Collector Installation

    Deadline: May 8, 2015
    Event Type: Training
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Starting mid-May 2015, the American University of Armenia is installing 3.3 kW photovoltaic and 45 kW solar thermal heating capacity on its Paramaz Avedisian Building. In addition, it is retrofitting its 5 kW photovoltaic system already installed on AUA’s Main Building.

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  • Digital and Virtual Platforms for Environmental Education

    Date: May 5, 2015
    Event Title: Digital and Virtual Platforms for Environmental Education
    Instructors: Artur Avagyan and Lusine Gharajyan
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN).

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  • Development 2.0: Social Innovation

    Date: April 28, 2015
    Event Type: Public Lecture
    Speaker: Ms. Marina Mkhitaryan, Kolba Innovations Lab Lead United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
    Venue: 308E Lecture Hall, American University of Armenia

    Ms. Marina Mkhitaryan will discuss the next step in Armenia’s development, namely strengthening the country’s ability for social innovation. She will talk about how Kolba Lab, a ... Read more

  • U.S. Innovation & Policy for Clean & Renewable Energy

    Date: April 27, 2015
    Event Type: Public Lecture
    Speaker: Dr. Patrick Meyer, Science & Technology Advisor, Economic Growth Office, USAID Armenia Mission
    Venue: Manoogian Hall, American University of Armenia

    In recent years, the United States has registered significant energy efficiency and renewable energy gains:
     Solar electricity generation in the United States has increased 4000% since 2010;
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  • Transforming the Yerevan Zoo

    Date: April 9, 2015
    Event Type: Public Lecture
    Speaker: Ruben Khachatryan, Director, Yerevan Zoo
    Venue: 308E classroom, American University of Armenia

    Since 2011, the Fund for Preservation of Wilderness and Cultural Assets (FPWC) has been implementing the project “FPWC for Yerevan Zoo” based on an agreement between the Zoo and FPWC. Per this agreement, FPWC is ... Read more

  • The Role of Civil Society in Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

    Date: March 17, 2015
    Event Type: Seminar/panel discussion
    Panelists: Nvard Gevorgyan, Shamam Gevorgyan, Knarik Grigoryan, Ruben Khachatryan, Amalya Hambartsumyan, Robert Ghukasyan
    Panel Chair: Alen Amirkhanian
    Venue: 208E classroom, American University of Armenia

    The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental ... Read more

  • Armenia’s International Obligations on Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Their Implementation

    Date: March 6, 2015
    Event Type: Seminar/panel discussion
    Panelists: Karine Danielyan, Gayane Poghosyan, Anahit Gasparyam, Robert Stepanyan
    Panel Chair: Alen Amirkhanian
    Venue: 208E classroom, American University of Armenia

    The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN), a ... Read more

  • Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Seminar Series

    Date: February 10, 2015 – May 5, 2015
    Event Type: Seminar Series
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN), a learning partnership between civil society, educational institutions, government, and international organizations.

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  • Seminar Series: Curricular Principles of Armenia’s K-12 Education

    Date: February 10, 2015
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Melanya Davtyan
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Mrs. Melanya Davtyan’s presentation will focus on the RA policy on public education covering preschool to 12th grades. She will discuss educational standards set by law, as well as their structure and functions. She will also talk about curricula, textbooks, assessment ... Read more

  • Opportunities and Restrictions of Sustainable Development of the Aquaculture Sector in Armenia

    Date: December 10, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Karen Aghababian 
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The last comprehensive review of the aquaculture sector in Armenia was performed in 2011 and uses data as recent as 2008. Now, after four years of intensive development of the sector, a new review of its progress has been ... Read more

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