National Consultaton Meeting on Volunteerism

Jun 10, 2015

When:      9 AM - 2 PM, Monday 15th June 2015

Where:    3rd Floor Auditorium, UN House, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

In previous years Mongolia witnessed progressive dialogues and cooperative efforts towards the enabling environment creation for volunteerism promotion in the country, which was led by the Office of the President of Mongolia and civil society partners. Currently there are many more promising discussions going on in relation to promotion of volunteerism, civic engagement and youth roles in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) not only at the national level but also at regional and global level.

This is an opportune moment, for the government, civil society and volunteering organizations as well as other emerging partners like the private sector, to resume and push forward the dialogue. This will help all stakeholders keep abreast of the recent development on the agenda, suggest constructive recommendations to move on and share common base for collaboration.

In light of this, United Nations Volunteers, Network of Mongolia Volunteer Organizations and Mongolian Red Cross Society, Mongolian Youth Federation jointly propose a national consultation workshop on volunteerism with following agenda:

Agenda

09:00-09:05    Welcome Remarks by Mr. Chuluunbileg Orosoo, Living Environment and Green Development Policy Advisor, President Office of Mongolia

09:05-09:10    Opening Remarks: Inclusive participation through volunteerism in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda: by Mr. Thomas Eriksson, Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP Mongolia

09:10-09:25    Volunteerism in Mongolia: Overall Understanding, Practice and Trends: Mr. Amarsaikhan Purev, Country Manager, Bookbridge Mongolia (Former National Volunteering Program Manager, VSO Mongolia)

09:25-09:40    Status of Preparation of Law on Volunteering in Mongolia: Ms. Undral Gombodorj, Chairperson, Network of Mongolia Volunteer Organizatio

09:40-10:00    Discussion and Q&A 

10:00-10:30    Enabling Environment for Volunteerism: Policy, Regulatory Framework and Programming in Mongolia: Ms. Bolormaa Nordov, Secretary-General, Mongolian Red Cross Society

10:30-10:50    Tea & Coffee Break

10:50-11:20    Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation and Empowerment: Mr. Belgutei Batmunkh, Director of the Youth Labor Exchange Centre, Mongolian Youth Federation

Discussion and Q&A

11:20-11:50    Disaster Risk Management and Volunteerism: Mr. Tsogtbaatar Ganzorig, Director of Policy Coordination and Cooperation Department, National Emergency Management Agency

Discussion and Q&A

11:50-12:30    Corporate Social Responsibility and Volunteerism Promotion: Ms. Ulziimaa Pagam, Head of Human Resources, Zig Zag Auto Service (Best Volunteer Supporting Company 2013)

Discussion and Q&A

 

The United Nations Volunteers’ State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2015 will be introduced during the National Consultation Workshop.

Simultaneous translation (Mongolian-English) is provided.

R.S.V.P. 327585 ext. 4444 or e-mail: registry.mn@undp.org

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