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  • 19 Apr 2014
    UNDP projects were presented at the Open Day organized by MoFA

    As it was invited by the Department of International Organization of the MoFA, the Capacity Development for the Micro Insurance Market Project of UNDP together with Financial Regulartory Committee has introduced its activities to the public. The participating individuals were interested about micro insurance services particularly about insurance schemes of the gher, of individual houses. Project staff members have briefed about the micro insurance products and project activities to around 300 individuals and distributed over thousands handout materials and brochures.

  • 16 Apr 2014
    “Inclusive Insurance-2014” International Forum

    "New insurance concepts are becoming a reality in the market. The forum will explore the opportunities of bringing these new concepts to Mongolia".

  • 21 Mar 2014
    Welcome Remarks for the Mongolia national LGBT dialogue

    It is with great pleasure that I welcome you today on behalf of the United Nations to the Mongolia national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender - what is often called LGBT – national community dialogue.

  • 21 Mar 2014
    The Mongolia Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Dialogue

    The Mongolia National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Dialogue was held in UN House on 20-21 March 2014. The LGBT Dialogue was attended by over 80 representatives of various stakeholders, including Government officials, LGBT human rights advocates, civil society activists, researchers and academics. The Dialogue is being organized as part of the regional ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ initiative being undertaken by UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre and USAID Regional Development Mission Asia, both based in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • 25 Feb 2014
    Opening speech by Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator, UNDAF Review Meeting

    UNDAF was developed through intensive consultations with national counterparts and signed in 2011. It brings together 14 UN agencies to address key development challenges in Mongolia and covers the years 2012-2016.

  • 17 Feb 2014
    The First Ever Induction Training for All Local Elected Representatives

    The 3-day Induction training for all local elected representatives started on 17 February 2014 in Bulgan, Dundgobi and Dornod aimags. The training is being organized by aimag council (hural) secretariats under the project “Capacity Strengthening of Local Self-Governing Bodies”. A total of over 900 elected representatives of these 3 aimags are attending the training, which covers seven key topics: Legal environment, hural procedures, public participation, human rights and gender, and environment and green development.

  • 07 Feb 2014
    Key Findings of the Study on “Democratic Governance Institutions (1992-2013): Lessons Learned and Proposals for Reform” Presented to Academic Researchers

    Key Findings of the Study on “Democratic Governance Institutions (1992-2013): Lessons Learned and Proposals for Reform” Presented to Academic Researchers.

  • 15 Jan 2014
    International Think Tank for Land Locked Development Countries's activity commenced in Mongolia

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia L.Bold and UNDP Permanent Representative to Mongolia Sezin Sinanoglu signed a project document for commencing activity of the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries to be carried out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia in association with UN Development Program.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    The Secretary General - Message on Human Rights Day

    Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption by the General Assembly of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s observance also marks 20 years since a bold step forward in the struggle to make rights a reality for all: the adoption by the World Conference on Human Rights of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action.

  • 09 Dec 2013
    Secretary-General, in Message for International Anti-Corruption Day, Urges Fostering Culture of Integrity, Transparency

    Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption by the General Assembly of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s observance also marks 20 years since a bold step forward in the struggle to make rights a reality for all: the adoption by the World Conference on Human Rights of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action.

  • 03 Dec 2013
    Opening remarks by Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator: Launch of the 5th MDG Progress Report

    The Report took over a year of research, consultations, writing, re-writing and writing again by a handful of very dedicated people to finish. I would like to sincerely thank all of them for their great work! Among them, I would like to especially acknowledge the team in the Ministry of Economic Development who took the lead and pushed the process through. It was not an easy one but the result is obvious: a good quality Report, with figures and analysis that we can all stand by.

  • 02 Dec 2013
    The unfinished agenda of the MDGs: Looking toward POST-2015

  • 14 Nov 2013
    Insurance enrollment rates are increased as people understand its importance

    nsurance is a primary tool for the prevention of various contingencies that life can throw at us, as well as sharing of damages and losses that can incur should an incidence of natural disaster or any other unforeseen circumstance occur. Therefore, awareness raising becomes of utmost importance, so that the population understands the importance of having insurance policies. One such awareness-raising exercise has been “Insurance in Our Lives” workshop organized in Dornod aimag.

  • 07 Nov 2013
    Speech by Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator: Social Responsibility Forum organized by Deputy Prime Ministers' Office of Mongolia

    Mongolia has achieved significant economic growth. We can see improvements in the lives and livelihoods of many people around the country. Child and maternal mortality rates and school enrolment, for example, have shown great progress. Roads, homes and schools are being built and the country is much more prosperous than before.

  • 31 Oct 2013
    Investigation agencies renewed their commitment to end torture

    Five agencies with investigation powers, State Investigation Department, Investigation Division of the General Prosecutor’s Office, General Court Decision Enforcement Agency, Independent Authority against Corruption, and General Intelligence Agency, held a discussion “Cooperation in Prevention from Torture” in the Government House. Heads of investigation departments of aimags attended the meeting.

  • 24 Oct 2013
    United Nations Day: Speech by Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator

    On behalf of the whole UN Country Team – most of whom are out of the country on mission – I sincerely thank you for joining us to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the United Nations. The United Nations Day is an opportunity for us to reflect on this unique organization that brings together 191 member states and to celebrate our achievements and contributions to peace and development around the world.

  • 22 Oct 2013
    Sezin Sinanoglu, UNDP Resident Representative: Speech at Development Dialogue on “Promoting equality and inclusive growth in Mongolia”

    UNDP launched the Development Dialogue series last November in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development and support from the British Embassy, to support informed policy discussions among key stakeholders on issues of significance for the development of Mongolia.

  • 07 Oct 2013
    Letter of agreement signed to collaborate on strengthening the disaster risk reduction capacity in Mongolia

    Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Government of Mongolia, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for long-term collaboration in order to enhancing capacity for Disaster Risk Reduction mainstreaming in Mongolia.

  • 04 Oct 2013
    Discussed on benefits of insurance with community of Uvs and Khuvsgul aimags

    Purpose of the workshops was to make entrepreneurs, herders and unemployed people aware of the role of social insurance, health insurance and micro-insurance in social protection and provide methodological advice on implementation of the law on social insurance to the employees of Social Insurance Offices in Khuvsgul and Uvs aimags and soum’s inspectors.

  • 19 Sep 2013
    Representatives of local hurals held a discussion on how to effectively improve capacity of local self-governing bodies

    Representatives of Local Hurals held a discussion on how to effectively implement the project “Capacity Strengthening of Local Self-Governing Bodies”. The main goal of the project is to strengthen capacity of the local hurals to carry out their representative and oversight roles. The project will run until 2016.

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