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  • Corruption Risk Assessment in Mining Sector of Mongolia Jun 7, 2016

    It is a pleasure to mark the launch of the Corruption Risk Assessment in Mining Sector of Mongolia, commissioned by the United Nations Development Program and prepared by the Independent Research Institute of Mongolia.

  • A NEW PHASE OF COOPERATION BETWEEN MONGOLIA AND THE UNITED NATIONS Jun 3, 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 country over the next five years and marks a significant new chapter in the GoM-UN partnership.

  • 2017-2021 UNDAF signing event Jun 3, 2016

    It is a great pleasure to be with you today to sign the new United Nations Development Assistance Framework which will guide the work of the UN in Mongolia in the coming 5 years, 2017-2021. This UNDAF is the result of a year of intensive consultations between the Government and the UN and its signature comes at an opportune moment. 2016 marks the first year of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals as a global call-to-action to rid the world of poverty, make sure that all people benefit from development and stop environmental degradation and climate change.

  • Signing ceremony MOU between UB city and UNDP Mongolia: Speech by Beate Trankmann Jun 2, 2016

    It is a great pleasure and honor to be here to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the UB city and UNDP Mongolia. This event marks the beginning of a renewed partnership and long-term collaboration between our two institutions.

  • Launch of the Online Investment Guide to Mongolia:Opening Remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia May 31, 2016

    It is a great pleasure for me to mark the launch of the Mongolia online investment guide, on behalf of the United Nations in Mongolia. This guide offers local and foreign investors up-to-date, hard-to-find information on operating costs, wages, rents and taxes, as well as laws and useful contacts to facilitate investment decisions and attract investment to the country. It was produced by staff at the Invest in Mongolia Agency with assistance from the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

  • Mongolia Humanitarian Forum May 9, 2016

    The United Nations is pleased to join you today to mark Humanitarian Day in Mongolia. We recognize the significance of this occasion as the World Humanitarian Summit approaches in Istanbul later this month. The world is at a critical juncture. We are witnessing the highest level of humanitarian needs since the Second World War. The scale and frequency of natural disasters is growing, and climate change is increasing humanitarian stress. In the last two decades, 218 million people each year were affected by disasters; at an annual cost to the global economy that now exceeds US $300 billion. The cost of humanitarian assistance has also increased dramatically by 600% over the past decade. There is an urgent need to turn the tide.

  • UNDP: Fastest Population Shift in History Means Make or Break for Asia-Pacific Apr 26, 2016

    Long-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 Vision Apr 11, 2016

    We 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 level Apr 4, 2016

    We 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 Equality Mar 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 today we highlight the need to accelerate actions towards this end.

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