Several environmental groups have called for a day of protest in Yerevan on Friday, September 20, to denounce a gold mining project in Amulsar and to bring attention to climate change ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit scheduled to take place in New York from Monday, September 23, to Friday, September 27.
Protesters are expected to gather at the Mashtots Garden at 13:00 (local time).
A heightened security presence along with localized traffic disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the protest and along the march route.
Individuals in Yerevan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations, and anticipate transportation and business disruptions.
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