With the support of EUWI+ team, the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia organises the first public consultation on water challenges in Armenia, to seek the views of the public and the key actors on the future of water in Sevan Lake and Hrazdan River basins.
The consultation runs during one month from 12 March to 12 April 2019.
Why respond to the consultation?
To guarantee good drinking water quality, safe leisure activities, thriving economic activities, preserved biodiversity and aquatic life, a river basin management plan is in progress in Sevan lake river basin district and Hrazdan river basin district. To better take into account your concerns for the water management during the next years, we need your opinion on the main identified water challenges. You have the opportunity to give your feedback on these main challenges to be sure that nothing is missing and to insure the relevance of the plan.
Who is concerned by the consultation?
You are a citizen, a NGO, a local authority, you have any interest in water issues, you are concerned as well. The consultation is an important part of the development of the water management plan. Thanks to EUWI+ project you have the opportunity to give your comments and feedback on the main water challenges in your region.
How to participate?
Leave your feed-back thanks to a short questionnaire on-line. You will find a technical summary, a video, a factsheet describing the river basins of Sevan lake and Hrazdan and all useful information on
- Stakeholders (water actors and experts) are invited to consultation meetings:
- For Hrazdan river basin: 19 March 2019, Gegharqunik Regional office (marzpetaran), in Hrazdan
- For Sevan lake: 21 March 2019, Kotayk Regional office (marzpetaran) in Gavar.
Your opinion will be transmitted to the Ministry of Nature Protection and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy to improve the draft river basin management plan.
A second phase of consultation will be organised on the draft river basin management plan in 2020.