ALTER Team members gathered in Yerevan, Armenia from June 18th to 22nd to meet with in country stakeholders and visit the three project target areas. The team first traveled to the southern Armenian region of Syunik to visit the cities of Kapan and Kajaran located in Project Area 3. They met with private sector partners Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine CJSC and Polymetal International PLC to introduce the project and discuss collaboration with the project for the tailing management facilities and water reservoir associated with the companies’ mining activities in the area. The team also had the opportunity to visit the Syunik Regional Rescue Service Department, Crisis Management Centre of the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations located in Kapan and gained insight on the existing response system and its connections with regional and local self-governing bodies. As a part of the visit, the briefly visited the Geghi reservoir and Artsvanik tailing management facility.
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