• Signing ceremony of UN- REDD Mongolia National Programme Document Sep 18, 2015

    On behalf of the UN, I would like to express our appreciation and gratitude to the Government of Mongolia for its commitment to the REDD+ initiative and implementation of the readiness activities, including the preparation of its REDD+ Readiness Roadmap since joining the UN REDD as a partner country in 2011.

  • Key Note address by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Sep 17, 2015

    In only 10 days, world leaders are scheduled to adopt a new global development framework – the Sustainable Development Goals - to replace the MDGs ending this year. I would also like to thank the Parliament of Mongolia for hosting this important meeting which follows on the heels of the 25th anniversary of Mongolia’s parliament.

  • Opening remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UN RC & UNDP RR Pole to Paris, 4 September, 2015 Sep 4, 2015

    This is a great subject for my first official event in Mongolia since taking office last week. It’s a subject close to my heart and one that I worked on a lot in Indonesia my previous duty station – Indonesia of course being one of the top global emitters of Greenhouse gas emission and as such a frontline country in the fight against climate change. Dan’s first stop after leaving Australia for his long journey to Paris was Indonesia and we held some joint events there, too. So, Dan great to see you now in Mongolia with quite a few more thousands of kilometers under your belt.

  • Inclusive participation through volunteerism in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda Opening remarks by Mr. Thomas Eriksson, Deputy Resident Representative, UNDP Mongolia Jun 15, 2015

    First of all, thank you very much to all of you for participating in today’s consultation workshop on volunteerism. I am very pleased to open today’s consultation on behalf of UN Volunteers (UNV) programme and UNDP. Volunteers are central to the future development agenda of any country and of the world – the SDGs. I will highlight this in three ways:

  • Opening remarks at the XIII Asia Youth Council Assembly: One Asia May 19, 2015

    “The leaders of tomorrow must be heard today.” This is what the UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon said at the Global Forum on Youth Policies in Azerbaijan in October last year. You are the leaders of tomorrow. You must have a voice today.


    Three years ago, UNDP set out to organize a series of meetings, called the Development Dialogues, with the aim of sparking discussion and debate on key development issues in Mongolia. The Development Dialogues have since expanded to the larger UN family. And today, on behalf of the whole UN Country Team in Mongolia, I am very happy to welcome you to this High Level Development Dialogue – the 11th in our series - to discuss the linkages between Disaster Risk Reduction and Development.

  • Opening Speech by Sezin Sinanoglu, UNDP Resident Representative:Consultative Meeting on Best Practices and Initiatives of Information Transparency Dec 24, 2014

    Access to information and freedom of expression are international human rights norms and as such underpin many human rights declarations and covenants. Article 19 of both the UN Declaration on Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) states that the right to freedom of expression includes not only freedom to ‘impart information and ideas of all kinds’, but also freedom to ‘seek’ and ‘receive’ them ‘regardless of frontiers’ and in whatever medium.

  • “Peace Studies in the 21st Century and Mongolia” International Conference Oct 24, 2014

    It is a great pleasure to be with you today. First of all, I would like to congratulate the organizers for organizing the first international research conference on peace studies in Mongolia. And a warm welcome to the participants from Japan, Korea, Canada, Russia, and of cause Mongolia. Every year the world marks the United Nations Day on the 24th October. I am especially honored to discuss about PEACE today. United Nations was established in 1945 after the Second World War. Its ultimate goal is to promote peace and security and to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in the last century has brought untold sorrow to mankind.

  • Mongolia LGBT Dialogue Report Launch Oct 22, 2014

    n behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, I very warmly welcome you to the launch of the “Being LGBT in Asia” Mongolia Country Report! We started a journey together almost exactly 8 months ago, in March this year. We started a national dialogue on what it means to be Lesbian Gay Bisexual or Transgender in Mongolia. Today we are touching base, meeting again as a committed and proactive group in support of LGBT rights to review what we have achieved over the last 8 months and most importantly to launch our joint product, the Mongolia Country Report of the “Being LGBT in Asia” initiative.

  • Social Good Summit Meet-up in Mongolia Sep 22, 2014

    For five years now the world has been having a global conversation. A conversation that reaches out and brings the voices of not only world leaders but also new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, entrepreneurs, celebrities and many other voices from around the world. This truly global conversation is the Social Good Summit and today we are here to participate in this amazing event.

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