T. Sargsyan chaired the council on Rio +20 World Summit
Chaired by Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, the National Council on Sustainable Development held a regular meeting at the Office of Government. Press service of Armenian Government informs about this.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan and Minister of Environmental Protection Aram Haroutunyan reported back the activities carried out in preparation for the Rio +20 World Summit in
Thematic working groups and exports were said to have been involved in the document drafting process. Public hearings and debates have been held involving NGOs and civil society representatives. As a result, a comprehensive national report is out covering ways and prospects for sustainable development in
Council Secretary Karine Danielyan presented the
Reference is made of
The speakers referred to the draft law on genetically modified organisms (GTSO), which lays down the basic principles of bio-safety in our country. Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan suggested holding a follow-up consultation to discuss those issues raised by the Council members.
In conclusion, the meeting discussed organizational items relating to