World Press Freedom Day: Round table discussions: “Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms. This is Your Right!”May 3, 2016Free, diverse and independent media are an essential pillar of functioning democracies and have the power to transform societies. Access to information is critical to inform the political decision making process and ensure transparency. Open societies help empower individuals to take control of their destinies and to transform their lives. And they foster economic growth as investors are orienting their capital towards environments where media freedom is respected and information is easily available and accessible.
UNDP: Fastest Population Shift in History Means Make or Break for Asia-PacificApr 26, 2016Long-term planning now can bring unprecedented growth and tackle poverty, conflict and migration
Remarks by Beate Trankmann: Launching and Handover of Mongolia's 2030 Sustainable Development VisionApr 11, 2016We are delighted to witness today the launch and handover by Parliament of Mongolia’s 2030 Sustainable Development Vision, which charts the country’s development path for the next 15 years – the period of the Sustainable Development Goals. By 2030, the Development Vision envisages Mongolia to be one of the leading Middle Income Countries – that has eradicated poverty in all its forms and preserves the ecological balance while continuing to build strong and stable governance systems.
National Forum Women's Participation at the decision-making levelApr 4, 2016We are delighted to witness today the launch and handover by Parliament of Mongolia’s 2030 Sustainable Development Vision, which charts the country’s development path for the next 15 years – the period of the Sustainable Development Goals. By 2030, the Development Vision envisages Mongolia to be one of the leading Middle Income Countries – that has eradicated poverty in all its forms and preserves the ecological balance while continuing to build strong and stable governance systems.
End Disparity - Promote EqualityMar 7, 2016Ending 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 today we highlight the need to accelerate actions towards this end.
Opening remarks by Beate Trankmann, UNDP 50th Anniversary, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaFeb 25, 2016A 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 50th in New York. Fifty years ago, one in every three people around the world was living in poverty. It was against that backdrop that the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, was founded in 1966. The then UN Secretary General U Thant said the new organization puts the United Nations on the "front-line of a global war on want."
Launch of the State of World’s Volunteerism Report 2015 Remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident RepresentativeJan 28, 2016Did you know, that in Mongolia more than 5000 people provided feedback through the “My World Survey”, sharing their opinion and ideas on priorities for the formulation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? All those votes were collected thanks to the active engagement of volunteers including the UN Youth Advisory Panel of Mongolia.
The State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2015 to be launched in MongoliaJan 27, 2016On Thursday 28 January 2016, Mongolian version of the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2015 from the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme will be launched at 10am at the UN House in Ulaanbaatar, 3rd floor auditorium. The Report was translated into Mongolian by UNV Mongolia in collaboration with Online Volunteers in Mongolia.
Beate Trankmann: Speech at the Official Launch of UN-REDD Mongolia ProgrammeJan 26, 2016Welcome to the Official Launch of the UN-REDD Mongolia National Programme. When we think about climate change and the contributions by different sectors to greenhouse gas emissions, usually the energy and transport sectors come to mind. But globally, around 10% of greenhouse gas emissions are generated through forest loss and forest degradation.
UNRC/ UNDP RR- Opening remarks – Launch of the GHDR 2015-MongoliaDec 15, 2015The report was launched globally just yesterday in Addis Ababa by the UNDP Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark, and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Since the introduction of the concept in the first Human Development Report, human development has been about expanding the richness of human life, rather than simply the richness of economies. This idea focuses on people, and their choices and opportunities.
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- #PressFreedom Day Roundtable discussions in #Mongolia I Opening Speech by Beate Trankmann "The UN appreciates Mongolia’s efforts in ensuring that the rights of access to information and freedom of expression are respected, protected and fulfilled. Mongolia has well-established laws on media freedom and access to information. Enforcing them and addressing remaining legal gaps to effectively safeguard the independence of its free and diverse media will be critical for the continued deepening of democracy in Mongolia. Continued efforts will need to be put into ensuring a level playing field for media outlets, facilitating transparency in reporting and putting in place safeguard measures to protect journalists and their sources." Yesterday AT 03:26 AM
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