Yerevan Green City Action Plan
Yerevan Green City Action Plan was worked out within the frames of cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The team of the international consulting company “Ernst and Young” and partner organizations were involved in the process.
“Yerevan Green City Action Plan has been worked out for the first time in the territory of CIS and is based on the methodology of “Green Cities Action Plan” of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development worked out in collaboration with the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development..
It should be noted that the mentioned program is based on the “Action plan for sustainable energetic development of the city of Yerevan” confirmed by Yerevan Council of Elders in 2016 within the frames of the EC initiative “Covenant of Mayors”.
Yerevan Green City Action Plan is a strategic document for the period till 2030
The aim of Yerevan green City program is assistance in economic and social development of the city by means of solving environmental problems of the capital.
The methodology of Yerevan green City program reveals environmental challenges by means of assessment of the state of air, water resources, soil, biodiversity and ecosystems of the city, factors negatively impacting them and the existing legislative solutions based on international standards.
Yerevan Green City Action Plan is aimed at sustainable development, improvement and landscaping of the city, improvement of the quality of utility services, public transport reforms, optimization of the road infrastructure of the capital, disaster risks decrease and increase of resistance to natural disasters, protection of environment and population health.