The Number and Trends of Breeding Carrion Crows in Yerevan


Date: July 25, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speakers: Anush Khachatryan, Karen Aghababyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

Carrion crows (Corvus corone) are well known birds that live close to humans and have some specific role in urban ecosystems. The current study investigated the density of carrion crows and its population trends in Yerevan. In addition, the ...

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Alternative Solutions to Wastewater Management in the Wider Black Sea Region


Date: July 2, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speakers: See Agenda
Venue: American University of Armenia

The American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE) hosted a Black Sea Regional workshop on alternative solutions to wastewater treatment, especially by use of natural treatment systems.

The workshop was part of the EU funded Black Sea ...

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Prospects for Sustainable Development of Small Hydro-Power Sector in Armenia


Date: February 20, 2014
Event Type: Seminar, Public Discussion
Speakers: See program
Venue: American University of Armenia

The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment in partnership with Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Norsk Energi, the Norwegian consultancy leading a technical assistance to the small hydro-power sector in Armenia, organized a public event ...

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Small Hydro Power Plants and Risk Management


Date: February 13, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Tigran Parvanyan, International Finance Corporation
Venue: American University of Armenia

Tigran Parvanyan, IFC, at a seminar co-sponsored by the AUA College of Science and Engineering and the Acopian Center for the Environment. Mr. Parvanyan spoke about small hydro power technologies used in Armenia and issues related to managing ...

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Armenia’s Draft Law on Environmental Impact Assessment


Date: January 27, 2014
Event Type: Public Discussion
Speakers: Alen Amirkhanian, Simon Papyan, Azganush Drnoyan, Artur Grigoryan, Adrianan Jordanova
Venue: American University of Armenia

The American University of Armenia’s Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE), in cooperation with the Republic of Armenia’s Ministry of Nature Protection and the World Bank, organized a public discussion on ...

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Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges and Opportunities


Date: December 12, 2013
Event Type: Pubic Discussion
Speakers: Alen Amirkhanian, Tamara Babayan, Areg Galsyan, Tigran Parvanyan, Karen Arabyan, Eliza Harutyunyan, Georgios Gaidajis
Venue: American University of Armenia

American University of Armenia in cooperation with Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) hosted the Second International Steering Committee Meeting within the frame of BSBEEP Project ...

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Civil Society, Development, and Environmental Activism in Armenia


Date: November 21, 2013
Event Type: Pubic Discussion
Speakers: Alen Amirkhanian, Sona Manusyan, Armine Ishkanian, Levon Abrahamyan, Hranush Kharatyan, Jenny Paturyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

Dr. Ishkhanian discussed the findings in her published academic report based on extensive research conducted from 2011 to 2013 on the rise of environmental activism in Armenia. The report ...

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The Environment and Armenia’s State Budget


Date: July 29, 31, August 2, 2013
Event Type: Public Discussion
Speaker: Ashot Harutyunyan, Head, Department of Monitoring of Environmental Strategic Programs, RA Ministry of Nature Protection
Venue: American University of Armenia

3 սեմինարներ “Շրջակա միջավայրը և Հայաստանի պետ-բյուտջեն” թեմայով:
Three seminars entitled “The Environment and Armenia’s State Budget.” In Armenian.

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Renewable Energy and Uncertainty in Electricity Markets


Date: August 1, 2013
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Vitali Avagyan, AUA CSE Alum, Luys Fellow, Imperial College PhD Candidate
Venue: American University of Armenia

The seminar explored the best optimization techniques for decision making under uncertainty tailored specifically for the British electricity market with a large amount of renewable electricity sources. The aim of the ...

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Clean Smelter Technologies and Occupational Safety in Smelters


Date: July 16-17, 2013

Event Type: Seminar

Speaker: Vicken Aprahamian, Senior Process Metallurgist, Ottawa, Canada

Venue: American University of Armenia

Vicken Aprahamian talking at AUA on Clean Smelter Technologies. The talk was co-organized by AUA Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE), Foundation for Preservation of Wilderness and Cultural Assets (FPWC), and the Armenian Environmental Network (AEN)

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