• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersArmenia

Ministry of Environment (MNP) (Armenia)

In Soviet Armenia attention has been paid to environmental problems since 1961, when Department for Surface and Underground Water Use and Protection was established attached to Armenian SSR Council of Ministers. After six years, in March, 1967 by the order of  Armenian SSR Supreme Council, the department was reorganized into Department for Surface and Underground Water Use and Protection of Armenian SSR Council of Ministers. On February 26, 1986 it was reorganized into the State Committee of Environmental Protection of Armenian SSR by N119 decree of Armenian SSR Supreme Council. Afterwards, on January 8, 1989 it was renamed the National Committee of Nature Protection by the decree of Armenian SSR Council of Ministers. On December 5, 1991 the committee was reorganized into the Ministry of Nature and Environmental Protection by the decree of the Supreme Council of the Republic. On August 4, 1995, the ministry was renamed the Ministry of Nature Protection and Subsoil by the decree of the RA Government. The ministry has been renamed as the Ministry of Nature Protection since November 8, 1996. The ministry was liquidated for six months in 2000 and was included in the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture and Nature Use. 
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  • Armenia (headquarters)
  • Yerevan
  • 3 Government Bldg, Republic Sq, Yerevan, 0010, Armenia