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17 Oct 2014
Globally, the number of extreme poor hasdropped by 650 million in the last three decades, a level of progress humankind had never seen before. Similarly, in Mongolia, poverty has been significantly reduced. But still there are more than a billion people living in extreme poverty around the world and poverty in Mongolia remains too high at 27.4 percent.Globally, the number of extreme poor has dropped by 650 million in the last three decades, a level of progress humankind had never seen before. Similarly, in Mongolia, poverty has been significantly reduced. But still there are more than a billion people living in extreme poverty around the world and poverty in Mongolia remains too high at 27.4 percent.
09 Sep 2014
The Mongolia +Social Good Meet Up will advocate for “social good”, to bring out innovative initiatives and social enterprises, to challenge existing social norms, encourage women’s leadership and empowerment and to facilitate a more forward-thinking modern youth identity. This dynamic event with a mix of civil society organizations, IT specialists, women leaders and government representatives will kick off on Monday, September 22nd at the Ulaanbaatar IT Park.
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.
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.
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.
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".
- 16 Apr 2014
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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.
- 02 Dec 2013
14 Nov 2013
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.
31 Oct 2013
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.
04 Oct 2013
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.
27 Mar 2013
Legal empowerment of the poor is an internationally recognized concept which aims to tackle underlying causes of poverty that are related to legal framework, including both the actual laws and the way the laws are implemented. While this may sound reasonable, it is still general and abstract, and does not help much in changing legal and policy environment for the poor.
13 Mar 2013
The project “Support to participatory legislative process” aims to improve legislating drafting processes through policy analysis, stakeholder open dialogue; enhance access of citizens to their elected representatives; strengthen grievance procedures; and support the implementation of UN Convention against Corruption.
28 Jan 2013
UNDP organizes discussion on utilizing mining revenue: Need for medium-term development strategy highlighted
Nearly 100 representatives from Government, international development partners, civil society, academia and the media participated in a panel discussion on “Utilising mining revenue for Mongolia’s development” organized on January 28 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Mongolia with support of the UK embassy in Mongolia. This was the third event of UNDP’s Development Dialogue series organized in partnership with the Ministry of Finance.
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