Press releases

  • A new project to support representative bodies in Mongolia Oct 3, 2016
  • UNDP Executive Board approved a new Country Programme for Mongolia (2017-2021) Sep 22, 2016

    The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme approved the Country Programme for Mongolia for the period 2017-2021 in New York.

  • Young People Critical to Mongolia’s Future Jun 14, 2016

    With northeast Asia’s youngest population and more than a third of citizens at working-age, land-locked Mongolia has the potential to develop rapidly in the coming decades. To unlock that potential, expanding the capabilities and choices of young people is crucial, says the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its latest Regional Human Development Report. Now is the time to capitalize on this, to ensure that Mongolia’s demographic dividend does not become a demographic burden.

  • Mongolia to Cut Carbon in Construction Sector Jun 8, 2016

    A new initiative to develop and incentivize ecological, low-emission and energy-efficient approaches in Mongolia’s construction and housing sector is being launched this year. The “Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in the construction sector in Mongolia” (NAMA) Project will run until 2020. It aims to limit the need for coal-powered heating and reduce the country’s winter air pollution.


    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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • International Volunteer Day 2015 Your world is changing. Are you? Volunteer! Dec 4, 2015

    The 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.

  • Youth in Mongolia launched the new Sustainable Development Goals Sep 26, 2015

    With the theme “New Goals. New power. New technology,” the second annual Social Good Summit Mongolia was held on September 26, 2015 at IT Park in Ulaanbaatar. Interactive sessions, speakers and presentations by and for young people explored how youth in Mongolia can contribute to the achievement of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using innovation, technology and new media. More than 150 young women and men discussed and engaged with three main topics: Health; Environment; and Education and Opportunities.

  • International Youth Day 2015 Mongolia:Photo and Video Contest Sep 24, 2015

    Celebrating the International Youth Day 2015 (12 August) and Youth Month in Mongolia, UN Volunteers (UNV) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Mongolia, in cooperation with UN Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP), carried out an online photo and video contest called “Youth4Mongolia.” The contest, which lasted between 29 July and 25 August 2015, asked the Mongolian youth with two questions: “How are you contributing to Mongolia’s development? What can young people do for better Mongolia?”