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  • 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.

  • Statement by Beate Trankann, UN Resident Coordinator- Conference of Parties (COP21)Dec 14, 2015Today 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 take common climate action based on their historic, current and future responsibilities.

  • Tackling corruption in the construction sector of MongoliaDec 9, 2015The Independent Agency against Corruption (IAAC) of Mongolia has been undertaking various measures targeting the private sector. This year, it has been planned to organize a consultative meeting with the construction sector companies to discuss the current situation of corruption in the sector, obstacles being faced, and potential solutions for overcoming these obstacles

  • Opening remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Coordinator Mongolia, on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2015Dec 4, 2015It is my pleasure to be part of today’s International Volunteer Day 2015 celebration, with such a diverse group of participants and volunteers. Today is the day when we come together make visible your contributions to development - at local, national and international level. I would like to start my opening remarks with a big thanks to all of you for your dedication to improve the lives of so many.

  • International Volunteer Day 2015 Your world is changing. Are you? Volunteer!Dec 4, 2015The 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 facets, but also emphasized volunteers’ contributions to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals, from children to the elderly.

  • 13th Regional Seminar of the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific Tackling Corruption in Development ProjectsNov 19, 2015I would like to express my gratitude to the Government of Mongolia, in particular the Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC), for hosting this important event bringing together policy-makers, experts and practitioners to discuss the issue of tackling corruption in development projects.

  • International Volunteer Day 2015 Your world is changing. Are you? Volunteer!Nov 13, 2015The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Mongolia, together with Mongolian Network of Volunteer Organizations (MNVO) and other local partners, host the annual celebration of the International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2015 between 3 and 5 December 2015. IVD 2015 will not only celebrate volunteerism in all its facets, but also emphasize volunteers’ contributions to the new Sustainable Development Goals or Global Goals, from children to the elderly.