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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Aquaponics in Armenia


Date: September 5, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Carineh Ghafafian
Venue: American University of Armenia

Aquaponics is used throughout the world as a means to produce food, combining fish and plant farming into one system. The system combines and circulates water between aquaculture and hydroponics sections. An aquaponics system with balanced components ...

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