"Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment" NGO
"Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment" NGO
24 B Baghramyan Ave.
DR 25-MAY-2020: The organization requested to re-apply through message #293671 so the old application lines are deleted. Following is the information of the previous application: Application year:2017 Application received: 2016-05-26 01:00 Application Officer:Broddi Sigurðarson Assigned to:Irma Elizabeth Pérez Initial review date:18 Aug 2016 Review Status (by NGO Branch): Submitted to Committee Date review completed:23 Nov 2016 NGO Committee Information Latest Committee (Session) Session : 2018 Regular Session NGO Committee Decision : Case Closed without Prejudice Document Symbol/CRP : E/C.2/2018/CRP.1 File Number : 124 Batch Number 1 NGO Committee History Session Document Symbol/CRP Batch Number File Number Decision Status 2018 Regular Session E/C.2/2018/CRP.1 1 124 Case Closed without Prejudice 2017 Resumed Session E/C.2/2017/R.2/Add.29 30 2 Deferred
Contacts & Participation:
Head of Organization
Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
Education and training of women
Information and communication technologies
Millennium Development Goals
Women and health
Women and poverty
Women and the environment
Women in power and decision-making
Information for decision-making and participation
International cooperation for an enabling environment
Country of activity:
Millennium Development Goals:
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Promote gender equality and empower women
Ensure environmental sustainability
Develop global partnership for development
AWHHE works for sustainable development, protection of human health and environment and poverty reduction in close partnership with international environmental and health networks.
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The governing bodies of the organization are the General Meeting, the Council and the President. The General Meeting is the highest governing body of the organization and is convened once two years. The Council is elected by the General Meeting of the organization for 2-year term and considered to be the governing body of the organization during the period between the General Meetings. The President is elected by the General Meeting of the organization for 2-year term; heads the work of the Council and is considered to be the governing body during the period between the Council’s sessions. AWHHE has 2 departments (Environmental Health and Hygiene and Ecological Risks) and operational unit.
Number and type of members:
5 staff members and 27 volunteers
Affiliation with NGO networks:
IPEN, WECF, WfWP, EEB; ZMWG, GAIA, PAN, GEF NGO, HCWH, GEF NGO
Donations and grants from domestic sources
Major Group affiliation:
Scientific and technological communities
Involvement in UN Partnerships:
If yes, explain in detail:
AWHHE implements joint projects with UN organizations, such as UNDP, UNIDO, OSCE, UNECE, WHO. AWHHE actively participates in the processes of implementation of SAICM on all levels, Children Environmental Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE) and European Union Water Initiative (EUWI). In addition AWHHE is involved in the working groups of the preparation of the Mercury Treaty and implementation of the Stockholm Conventions through participation in INCs and COPs and annual related meetings.
Affiliation with other organizations:
WECF, WfWP, IPEN, HCWH, EEB & ZMWG, GAIA, PAN, Norwegian Unicersity of Life Sciences, Armenian Academy of Life Sciences, Armenian Agrarian University, Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Wastewater Management and Water Protection.
ARNIKA/AWHHE 2011. Toxic Hot Spots in Armenia. Available from: www.awhhe.am Nalbandyan L., Galstyan M. Economic – Environmental Efficiency of Different Doses of the Bioliquid Against the Background of Biohumus in Tomato Crops. Agrogitutyun 2011 Armenian State Agrarian University. Willems, S., Anakhasyan, E., 2011. Analysis for European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) Countries and the Russian Federation of social and economic benefits of enhanced environmental protection – Armenia Country Report. Available from: http://www.environment-benefits.eu/pdfs/Armenia-ENPI%20Benefit%20Assessment.pdf Deegener S., Samwel M., Anakhasyan E. UDD toilets in rural school: Hayanist, Armenia. SuSanA 2009. Available from: http://www.susana.org/images/documents/06-case-studies/en-susana-cs-armenia-hayanist-school.pdf Manvelyan E., Anakhasyan E. et al. Ecological Sanitation in Rural Armenia. Book of abstracts, Conference on Children’s Health and the Environment, Vienna, Austria, 10-12 June 2007. Samwel M., Deegener S., Anakhasyan E. Dry urine diverting toilets, Hayanist, Armenia. GTZ 2007. Available from: http://www.sanimap.net/xoops2/modules/gnavi/index.php?lid=35 Manvelyan E., Simonyan L., Anakhasyan E. Dealing with obsolete pesticide’s hazards in Armenia. In N. Schulz (Ed.), Environmentally sound management (ESM) practices on cleaning up obsolete stockpiles of pesticides for Central European and EECCA Countries (pp. 30-32). Institute for Sustainable Development, Sofia, Bulgaria and International HCH & Pesticides Accosiation (IHPA), 2006. Available from: http://www.ihpa.info/library.htm Manvelyan E., Simonyan L., Anakhasyan E., Grigoryan K. Case study on the right to water and sanitation in Armenia. In S. Hoffmann (Ed.), The implementation of the right to water and sanitation in Central and Eastern Europe. Solidate Eau Europe, Strasbourg, 2006. Manvelyan E., Simonyan L., Anakhasyan E. Improvement of Environmental safety in rural Armenia. 2006. Yerevan, Armenia. Manvelyan E., Simonyan L., Anakhasyan E. Hazards of burial site in Armenia. Pesticides News 69, September 2005. Anakhasyan E., Manvelyan E. For a toxic free future in Armenia. First Central and Eastern European Environmental Health Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 24-27 October 2004. [poster].
Major group affiliation:
Other UN Entities
Accreditation with other UN Entities:
Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC Username: firstname.lastname@example.org