Connecting Today.Creating Tomorrow - Social Good Summit Mongolia 2016
Connecting Today.Creating Tomorrow - Social Good Summit Mongolia 2016
New country programme for Mongolia to boost sustainable development

The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme approved the Country Programme for Mongolia for the period 2017-2021 in New York. The new programme will promote the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Mongolia and support the country in making the transformation...

From mineral riches, to a sustainable future:Op-ed by Beate Trankmann United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative

After years of rapid, resource-led growth, Mongolia has slowed down – presenting an opportunity to grow in new ways. With the eyes of the world on Mongolia as a result of the ASEM Summit and a newly elected Parliament and Government, the country’s development story deserves a closer look. Following the...

Launch of the Mongolia Human Development Report 2016

14 June, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - With northeast Asia’s youngest population and more than a third of citizens at working-age, land-locked Mongolia has the potential to develop rapidly in the coming decades. To unlock that potential, expanding the capabilities and choices of young people is crucial, says the United...

National Human Development Report 2016 Launch: Speech by Ms. Beate Trankmann

Mongolia National Human Development Report (NHDR) 2016 “Building a Better Tomorrow – Including Youth in the Development of Mongolia” Speech by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UNDP Resident Representative  14 June 2016, UN House, UN Auditorium Honorable Minister, Mr. S. Erdene, Minister of Population Development & Social...

"Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in the Construction Sector in Mongolia” project document signed

A new initiative to develop and incentivize ecological, low-emission and energy-efficient approaches in Mongolia’s construction and housing sector is being launched this year. The “Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in the construction sector in Mongolia” (NAMA) Project will run until 2020. It aims to limit the...

The Government of Mongolia and the United Nations sign the UN Development Assistance Framework for 2017-2021

The Government of Mongolia and the United Nations sign the UN Development Assistance Framework for 2017-2021 Ulaanbaatar, 3 June 2016 - The Government of Mongolia (GoM) and the United Nations (UN) signed today the UN Development Assistant Framework (UNDAF) for 2017-2021. The UNDAF will guide UN support in the...

New Report | Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development
New Report | Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development

The report, entitled “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development”, notes that Asia-Pacific countries now have more working-aged people and fewer dependents than at any point in history, providing a springboard for growth. Region-wide, 68 percent of people are of working age and only 32 percent are dependents.

Launching and Handover of Mongolia’s 2030 Sustainable Development Vision

Launching and Handover of Mongolia's 2030 Sustainable Development Vision Remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Government House, Chinggis Khaan Hall, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 11 April 2016 H.E. Mr. Enkhbold, Speaker of the Parliament of Mongolia, H.E. Mr....

National Forum Women's Political participation at the decision-making level - Opening speech by Ms. Beate Trankmann

NATIONAL FORUM WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION AT THE DECISION-MAKING LEVEL 4 April 2016 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Opening Remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative   H.E. Mr. Enkhbold, Speaker of the Parliament of Mongolia,  Honorable Members of Parliament, Distinguished delegates of...

International Women's Day: End Disparity-Promote Equality

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (March 7, 2016) – Ending poverty and reducing inequality starts with empowering women. The theme of this year’s International Women's Day (IWD) is "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality". Gender equality is integral to the overall 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and...

Opening remarks by Beate Trankmann - UNDP 50th Anniversary, UN House

UNDP 50th Anniversary  UN House, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Your Excellency Foreign Minister Mr.Purevsuren, Dear Friends and Partners of UNDP and colleagues, A warm welcome to UN House to celebrate UNDP’s 50th anniversary. Less than 12 hours ago Ministers from around the world had their own celebration for UNDP’s...

UN REDD National programme officially launched in Mongolia

Opening speechby Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative  Official Launch of UN-REDD Mongolia Naitonal Programme  26 January, 2016 Distinguished Government counterparts, Partnering UN Agency representatives, Programme Executive Board members, Implementing Partners and guests...

Conference of Parties (COP21) United Nations, Mongolia Press Conference:Statement by Ms.Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator

Dear Guests and Friends from Media. Welcome to the UN House! Today is an important day. Over the weekend, 195 nations reached a historic agreement in Paris to combat climate change and take action towards the sustainable future for our planet. For the first time, all nations have pledged to curb emissions and...

International Volunteer Day 2015 - Mongolia

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Mongolia, together with Network of Mongolian Volunteer Organizations (NMVO) and other local partners, hosted the annual celebration of the International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2015 from 3 to 5 December 2015 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. IVD 2015 not only celebrated volunteerism in all its...

Social Good Summit Meet-Up in Mongolia

Concept Note 2nd  SOCIAL GOOD SUMMIT MONGOLIA 2015 Date: September 26th, 2015, Saturday Time: 9am-3pm Location: IT Park,Ulaanbaatar   On September 26, 2015, UNFPA and UNDP Mongolia in cooperation with local partners and youth organizations will host the second annual Social Good Summit Mongolia which is a part of...

Early warning system through mass messaging in Mongolia

Mongolia is prone to natural disasters, as a country with huge territory of 1,565,000 square kilometres and underdeveloped infrastructure. Most common type of natural disasters for this landlocked country include dzud (extreme harsh winter with long-lasting cold weather often combined with heavy snow falls), dust...