Stakeholders coordination meeting

30 January, 2014

Preliminary Agenda

11:00 – 11:15 – Registration and coffee

11:15 – 11:30 – Opening
Emma Anakhasyan, Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment, Head of the Environmental Health Department
Hambardzum Hambardzumyan, Head of the Nature Protection Division, Department of Agriculture and Nature Protection of the Gegharkunik Regional Administration

11:30 – 13:00 –Protocol on Water and Health, main aspects of its implementation and public participation in Armenia
Emma Anakhasyan, AWHHE (presentation)

Baseline analysis for setting national targets under the Protocol in Armenia-Preliminary Results
Vilik Sargsyan, Independent expert (Presentation)
Tigran Oganezov, Independent expert (presentation)

Priority areas for target setting in Armenia
Emma Anakhasyan, AWHHE (presentation)

Questions and discussions

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Drinking water supply and sanitation challenges in Shirak marz
Gevorg Petrosyan, NGO “Biosophia”Gyumri Aarhus Center (presentation)

Environmental Issues of Gegarkunik marz
Marine Mazmanyan, Gavar Aarhus Center (presentation)

Questions and discussions focusing on concrete recommendations for setting national targets from the participating marzes, taking into consideration local issues and priorities

15:00 Closing