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25 Jun 2014
Speech by Sezin Sinanoglu, Resident Representative: National Forum “Together for Corruption Free Society”
The Millennium Development Goals are due to end in 2015. Over the last 2 years the UN has been leading a global effort to come up with a new, a Post 2015 development agenda. Over 3 million people from all over the world and all walks of life have participated in global, regional and national level consultations to help shape this future development agenda, including the formulation of a set of new goals, which are called the Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs for short). Good governance, transparency, accountability and anti-corruption have featured very strongly in all these discussions.
17 Jun 2014
National Consultation on the Post 2015 Development Agenda: Engaging with the private sector, Speech by Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator
On behalf of the United Nations Country Team in Mongolia, I am truly happy to welcome you all to this National Consultation with the Private Sector to discuss the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
17 Jun 2014
National Consultation on the POST-2015 Development Agenda: Engaging with the private sector: Strengthening the Contribution of SMEs for Sustainable Development’
The Post-2015 Development Agenda presents a historic opportunity for the international community to engage the private sector in a dialogue exploring how businesses can best contribute to global sustainability. At the same time, it is a golden opportunity for the business community to elevate their missions and strategies to align with the Post-2015 vision, fostering innovation, finding solutions and allowing for transformational partnerships to be formed to benefit the society and economy, as well as drive business success.
17 Jun 2014
Keynote Speech by Mr. Haoliang Xu: Consultation on Post 2015 Development Agenda: Engaging with Private Sector
The themes of this meeting, “Engaging with the private sector” and “Strengthening the role of small and medium enterprises in sustainable development” are very pertinent, both for Mongolia, and for the world at large. Over the last two decades we have witnessed huge achievements, especially in the Asia pacific region. Hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of extreme poverty, and the income levels of countless millions more above that line have been lifted too.
16 Jun 2014
Development Dialogue 8: “Sustainable Urban Development in Mongolia”:Opening remarks by Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UNDP Resident Representative
UNDP’s cooperation with the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development has been growing very fast and we see this Dialogue as an excellent opportunity to start exploring new avenues and ideas for expanding our collaboration.
13 Jun 2014
UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific to visit Mongolia, 16-19 June
Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific will be visiting Mongolia from June 16-19, 2014.
02 Jun 2014
Opening remarks by Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator: High-Level International Workshop on “WTO agreement on Trade facilitation implications for LLDCs”
Distinguished Participants: On behalf of the UN Family in Mongolia, I warmly welcome you to Mongolia. I also congratulate the Government of Mongolia, OHRLLS and the International Think Tank for LLDCs for organizing this very important workshop. The focus of this Workshop is the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation, but I would like to use this opportunity to bring forth a few additional thoughts – some thoughts on trade and human development.
22 May 2014
Workshop on “Green Economic Modeling and System Dynamics Capacity Building for T21 Model of Mongolia”
Government of Mongolia is working on the institutionalization of macroeconomic Modeling T21 developed by Millennium Institute and it aims to identify integrated and comprehensive medium to long term development planning and to generate scenarios of socio-economic indicators using a system dynamic method. Within this framework, utilization of T21 model in Mongolia became available with the funding from the UNDP through “Strengthening the government capacity of national development policy and planning” Project.
19 May 2014
High-Level International Workshop on “WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation: Implications for LLDCs” to be organized in Mongolia
Landlockedness hinders full participation of landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) in international trade. Lack of territorial access to the sea and remoteness and isolation from world markets, compounded by other challenges such as additional border crossings, cumbersome transit procedures, inefficient logistics systems, weak institutions and poor infrastructure, often translate into high transport and transit costs for LLDCs.
16 May 2014
National Workshop in Mongolia Advances Green Development and Implementation of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
The 2014 National Implementation Workshop to Advance a Green Economy and Green Development in Mongolia took place on 15 -16 May 2014 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. It brought together more than 100 participants from numerous ministries and government departments, UN agencies, universities, research centers, international organizations, as well as representatives from the private sector.
09 May 2014
“For citizens of our aimag, whose gers and houses have high risk to be damaged by fire, low premium insurance service is very important and timely undertaking. So I will not only get insurance for my ger and house but will talk and explain the benefits of insurance to my relatives, neighbors to take insurance services too” said Ts.Baigalmaa, resident of the Kherlen soum of Dornod aimag at the property micro insurance product launching ceremony in Dornod.
19 Apr 2014
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
"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
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.
21 Mar 2014
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.
25 Feb 2014
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 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
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
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.
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- 25 Jun 2014:Speech by Sezin Sinanoglu, Resident Representative: National Forum “Together for Corruption Free Society”
- 17 Jun 2014:National Consultation on the Post 2015 Development Agenda: Engaging with the private sector, Speech by Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UN Resident Coordinator
- 17 Jun 2014:Keynote Speech by Mr. Haoliang Xu: Consultation on Post 2015 Development Agenda: Engaging with Private Sector