Study tour in Romania, 11-14 December 2014List of participants at the study Trip in Romania:

  1. Ketevan Tskhakaia, Project coordinator, Kutaisi Municipality
  2. Galaktion Toroshelidze, Chair of Commission,  City Council of Kutaisi Municipality
  3. Tarieli Metonidze, Deputy Chair of Commission, City Council of Kutaisi Municipality
  4. Gela Gagua, Director, “Kutaisi Service Group” Ltd
  5. David Janelidze, Deputy Director, “Kutaisi Service Group” Ltd
  6. Nikoloz Koguashvili, Head of Firefighting and Security Department of Kutaisi City Municipality
  7. Tamari Moseshvili, Project Co-coordinator, Imereti Scientists’ Union “Spectri”
  8. Dshkhuhi Sahakyan, Project coordinator in Armenia
  9. Khachik Mnatsakanyan, Deputy Mayor, Ararat Municipality
  10. Haykanush Hovhannisyan, Project co-coordinator, Ararat Municipality
  11. Mariam  Barseghyan, Project accountant, Ararat Municipality
  12. Karine Manukyan, Teacher of school #3, Ararat
  13. Evelina Ghukasyan, Project Co-coordinator, NGO Environmental Survival, Ararat
  14. Karapet Karapetyan, Project accountant, NGO Environmental Survival, Ararat
  15. Mirela Leonte, Project co-coordinator, NGO Eco-Counselling Centre, Galati, Romania
  16. Iuliana Duncea, Communication Specialist, NGO Eco- Counselling Centre, Galati, Romania
  17. Alexandru Ambros, Mayor of Ungheni City
  18. Liliana Tincu, Mayor’s Councilor, Ungheni City Hall
  19. Oxana Ciobanu, Project Co-coordinator, Ungheni City Hall
  20. Tatiana Pavliuc, Chief Accountant, Ungheni City Hall
  21. Ghenadie Ciobanu, Administrator, ME Communal Services, Ungheni
  22. Svetlana Ciobanu, Project co-coordinator, NGO Regional Centre of Sustainable Development, Ungheni

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Cross-border workshop in Ungheni (Moldova), 9-10 December 2014The Workshop was organized by Moldovan partners: Ungheni City Hall (Partner #1) and Regional Center for Sustainable development (Partner #5).

The Workshop was aimed at sharing the experience in waste management sphere existing in Ungheni, as well as acquainting with environmental situation and activities carried out for waste management improving in participated cities.

The Workshop was opened by Alexandru Ambros, Mayor of Ungheni, who talked about the history of the city, importance of Ungheni as a trans-boundary outpost, as well as about the existing European ties, recently implemented joint municipal projects and their outcomes. He emphasized the importance of this Project for improving the waste management system in Ungheni.  Liliana Tincu, Mayor’s councilor, made the presentation on “Waste Management Experience and Sorted Collection of Waste Existing in Ungheni City”.

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Study tour in Kutaisi_29.11.2013For the purpose of learning the experience in organic waste composting, the study tour to Kutaisi was organized for representatives of Ararat on 29 November 2013. The study tour included conduction of training-seminars and site visits.


Study-tour on waste composting for Armenian partners



10.00-12.00 Site visits
Learning the practical experience in waste composting. Farming enterprises (Samtredia, Djikhaishi).
Acquaintance with waste composting process in Kutaisi public school #17.
12.00-16.00 Workshop on composting
What is waste composting? The advantages of composting.
Composting equipment.
Composting materials.
Conditions required for composting. Problem avoidance.

The study tour brought together five representatives from Ararat, including three from Ararat Municipality (Partner 2) and two from NGO Environmental Survival (Partner 6).

The participants of study tour from Armenia:

  • Haikanush Hovanisyan (Ararat Municipality, Armenia)
  • Mariam Barsegyan (Ararat Municipality, Armenia)
  • Karine Manukyan (school #3, Ararat, Armenia)
  • Dshkhuhi Sahakyan (Environmental Survival, Armenia)
  • Armine Hairapetyan (Environmental Survival, Armenia)

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