Despite several legislative regulations, adopted strategies and promises, waste management continues to be unresolved in Armenia. Hasmik Baleyan explains.
Hasmik Baleyan is an independent journalist. She graduated from Yerevan State University with a Masters Degree. She is both a journalist and philologist. Hasmik cooperates with local and foreign media, covering topics relating to politics, law, society, education and culture.
Most settlements in Armenia lack proper sewerage systems. Even when such systems exist, the scarcity of sewage treatment plants leads to untreated waste being dumped into water resources.
Although the infant mortality rate in Armenia, which is considered one of the main indicators of a country's socio-economic situation and quality of life, has decreased over the last ten years, it still accounts for 1% of all deaths.
In the last three years, the number of reported cases of unregistered workers has increased in Armenia. Despite numerous legislative regulations and monitoring tools, unregistered employment remains a critical issue.
People living with infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS often face discrimination not only by society, but by medical staff. This causes challenges with the care these patients desperately need.
The large-scale community enlargement program that launched a decade ago in Armenia is ending this year. Hasmik Baleyan looks at the shortcomings and effectiveness of the program.
Today, there are ongoing excavations of archaeological sites throughout Armenia, including the excavation at the site of the ancient Armenian capital of Dvin. Despite the country’s huge archeological potential, specialists in the field often face numerous barriers.
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