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Launching of the informative coloring book and poster on the protection from the UV radiation, developed by the National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Nature Protection of RA in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of RA, was held on 13 July, 2016 on the Aznavour Square. 
On July 12, 2016 the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA hosted the second stakeholder meeting on «Preparation of Second Phase of HCFC Phase-Out project» (HPMP). The meeting was attended by representatives from various departments of the MNP, respective bodies, business sector and experts. 
On May 17, 2016, the National Ozone Unit under the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA, within the frameworks of "HCFCs Phase Out" programe, organized the training on "Prevention of an illegal trade of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)" for customs officers.The Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA Mr. Khachik Hakobyan welcomed the participants and highlighted the importance of this initiative, also presented the main functions of the Ministry and current environmental issues.
The law on “Environmental education” of RA aims at creating the unified national system of an environmental education by providing continued environmental trainings from pre-school level to wider population. The most important part of this unified system is the environmental trainings at schools, which should be directed to the formulation of environmental consciousness and behavior of younger generation.
The Project “ODS Alternatives Survey” to be jointly implemented by the National ozone Unit of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was launched at the first Stakeholders Meeting in Tsaghkadzor, Kotayk Province on 14-15 March 2016.   
On November 20, 2015 the National Ozone Unit under the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a stakeholder meeting on “Preparation of Second Phase of HCFC Phase-Out project”. The meeting was attended by representatives from respective bodies, business sector and experts. 
Another training course of 20 customs officers from Ararat, Shirak, Syunik and Gugark Customs Houses and customs posts took place on 19 October 2015.
Not so long ago, humanitystood on the brink of a self-inflicted catastrophe. Our use of ozone-depleting substances such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) had torn a hole in the ozone layer that protects us from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation.
Not so long ago, humanitystood on the brink of a self-inflicted catastrophe. Our use of ozone-depleting substances such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) had torn a hole in the ozone layer that protects us from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation.