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"Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment" NGO

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Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Scientific and technological communities
  • Local authorities
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Farmers
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
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.
Publications: 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: Non-governmental Orgnizations

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • UNEP