First National Report of the EITI – Armenia

On January 30, the Government of Armenia in collaboration and with the support from the World Bank and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) organized a Conference devoted to the First National Report of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) of Armenia in the presence of Chairman of SRC, Davit Ananyan, UK Ambassador to theContinue reading “First National Report of the EITI – Armenia”

Anti-mining Activists Put New Armenia’s “People Power” to the Test

A concert in solidarity with the protesters on 1 July in Jermuk (William Hollister / OC Media) For the past three months, the inhabitants of the Armenian spa town of Jermuk have been rallying against the local Amulsar gold mine. The company operating the mine claims their operations are environmentally sound and has threatened to sueContinue reading “Anti-mining Activists Put New Armenia’s “People Power” to the Test”