News

22 May 2017

Biodiversity Day

Biodiversity week has been arranged at the Agency of Protected Areas. In the frame of the week, paintings exhibition had been held on the topic of environment protection. Pupils of 144 public school exhibited their paintings.

10 May 2017

Kazbegi National Park’s Administration and Visitor Center's Construction has been started

Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia Gigla Agulashvili together with Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas Davit Markozashvili laid the foundation for the construction of Kazbegi National Park administration and Visitors’ Center.

27 April 2017

Agency of Protected Areas takes part in international tourism fair

Agency of Protected Areas takes part in 19th International Tourist Exhebition that will be opened on 27th of April at Expo Georgia and will be continued till 29th of April.

25 April 2017

Book presentation Explore Algeti National Park

Book presentation Explore Algeti National Park had been held at Algeti National Park, dedicated to Book International Day. Event had attended by Deputy Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas Giorgi Chkheidze, head of Planning and Developing Unit Nata Sultanishvili and director of Algeti National Park Avtandil Mchedlidze. Schoolchildren who took part in book creation process were awarded with certificates. The event had been attended by the painter Zaal Sulakauri, who had been invited as a special guest due to children’s request. He created caricature paintings on place.

11 April 2017

Chamois has been appeared at the territory of Lagodekhi Protected Areas

In the first time of history, chamois has appeared at the territory of  Lagodekhi Protected Areas.

24 February 2017

Announcement of the Agency of Protected Areas

 Tbilisi National Park’s ranger Beso Asatashvili revealed illegal logging on 24th of February. Administrative offense had been composed, after that the offender’s son insulted the ranger. Beso Asatashvili had been transferred to the clinic.

22 February 2017

Grant Agreement for Lagodekhi Protected Areas

Grant Agreement has been signed between Agency of Protected Areas and Caucasus Nature Fund, that has been signed by the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia.

09 February 2017

I help nature

By the organization of Mtirala National Park, an event I HELP NATURE had been held.

27 January 2017

Public discussions

Tbilisi National Park’s Management Plan had been discussed at the Agency of Protected Areas. The above plan had been prepared in the frame of the law “ About Protected Areas System” and covers 6 years. 

25 January 2017

Protected Areas' System Development

Seven years project directed by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and United Nation’s Development Program concerned protected areas’ sustainable financial situation’s securing had been finished. Conclusive meeting had been held at Rooms Hotel Tbilisi. The meeting had been held by the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia Gigla Agulashvili and United Nations Development Program’s Resident Coordinator Niels Scott. The project had been implemented by the financial support of GEF and UNDP, and cooperated by CNF and TJS. In the frame of the program infrastructural projects had been implemented in 10 protected areas.

17 January 2017

Presentation of the newspaper "Observer"

Deputy Chairwoman of the Agency of attended presentation of newspaper ‘Observer” at Rooms Hotel Tbilisi.

26 December 2016

Kazbegi National Park’s expansion project

Agency of Protected Areas and consulting group GFA organized meeting at Hotel Raddison Blu Iveria, where discussed Khazbegi National Park’s expansion issue. 

19 December 2016

Report of internal audit

A meeting had been organized by the department of Internal Audit  that been attended by the Heads of the organizations  and Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas Lasha Moistsrapishvili and Deputy Chairman Vakhtang Tukvadze  at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia.

17 December 2016

Protected Areas’ Friends’ Association Forum

Protected Areas’ Friends’ Association Forum had been held at Hotel Courtyard Marriot, where Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia Ekaterine Grigalava and Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas Lasha Moistsrapishvili addressed to participants. 

12 December 2016

Media Seminar

Chairman of the Agency of Protected Areas Lasha Moistsrapishvili held a presentation for media representatives in the frame of Forest Week, in Borjom-Kharagauli National Park’s visitors’ center. Main topics of the presentation were Agency of Protected Areas’ achievements and challenges.