Press releases
  • Award given for the best environmental journalism of 2015Jun 15, 2015In view of the World Environment Day, the 2015 competition on the best environmental media products was organized by “Green World” Environmental Journalism Club of the Press Institute of Mongolia in cooperation with UNDP Mongolia. UNDP supported the competition through its two projects implemented jointly with the Ministry of Environment, Green Development and Tourism: “Ecosystem Based Adaptation Approach to Maintaining Water Security in Critical Water Catchments in Mongolia” and “Mongolia’s Network of Managed Resources Protected Areas”.

  • Discussing volunteerism at the national levelJun 15, 2015Today, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), Network of Mongolia Volunteer Organizations (NMVO) and Mongolian Red Cross Society (MRCS), Mongolian Youth Federation (MYF) jointly organized a National Consultation Workshop on Volunteerism in the UN House, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Workshop brought together participants from the government, civil society, volunteering organizations and private sector partners.

  • Mongolian LGBT People Face Social Stigma and Violence Despite Policy Changes: Comprehensive UN-USAID Country ReportOct 22, 2014Mongolia’s first report assessing the challenges for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities reveals they still face discrimination despite significant government policy changes that protect their rights. There is still societal homophobia and transphobia and LGBT people encounter social stigma and even violence in various settings such as families, employment, health care and public areas.

  • International Think Tank for LLDC to commence its activitiesVITY Jan 15, 2014Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia L.Bold and UNDP Permanent Representative to Mongolia Sezin Sinanoglu signed a project document for commencing activity of the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries to be carried out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia in association with UN Development Program.

  • A new collaboration starts between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, UNDP and National Emergency Management Agency in Mongolia Oct 7, 2013Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Government of Mongolia, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for long-term collaboration in order to enhancing capacity for Disaster Risk Reduction mainstreaming in Mongolia.

  • Representatives of Local Hurals discussed on how to effectively improve capacity of Local Self-overning Bodies Sep 19, 2013Representatives of Local Hurals held a discussion on how to effectively implement the project “Capacity Strengthening of Local Self-Governing Bodies”. The main goal of the project is to strengthen capacity of the local hurals to carry out their representative and oversight roles. The project will run until 2016.

  • New project signed aims to enhance the capacity of National Development Policy and PlanningMar 1, 2013A new project titled “Strengthening the Government Capacity of National Development Policy and Planning” is being signed at an official ceremony by Mr. N. Batbayar, Minister of Economic Development and Ms. Sezin Sinanoglu, UNDP Resident Representative in Mongolia.

  • Cost benefit analysis of the mining sector of MongoliaAug 22, 2012Strengthening Environmental Governance in Mongolia” project Phase II, implemented by UNDP Mongolia and the Ministry of Environment and Green Development, hosted a workshop to present the results of a study to develop a methodology for assessing the costs and benefits of mining in Mongolia on 22 August 2012. The workshop was attended by more than 60 participants from government organizations, research institutions and the private sector.