'Greenhouse' project launches in Selenge aimag
A project titled ‘Greenhouse’ aimed at increasing women’s economic capacity and improving household livelihoods launched in Tsagaannuur soum of Selenge aimag on June 7.
Cabinet issues permit of railway infrastructure construction
At its regular meeting on June 12, the Cabinet issued a permit of basic infrastructure construction of railroad in route Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan to ‘Mongolian Railway’ state-owned shareholding company
Workshop on Strengthening the Capacity of National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction Councils kicks off
In partnership with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is organizing a workshop under the theme, ‘Strengthening the Capacity of National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction Councils’, at the UN House on June 11-12.
National campaign against cancer to run for five days in Darkhan-Uul
Khan Bank Foundation, the National Cancer Center and Mongolian National Broadcaster have been jointly running a campaign against cancer, involving targeted groups in the screening for early detection.
Auto road construction of new oil refinery running at 80 percent
Ambassador of the Republic of India to Mongolia Mohinder Pratap Singh, Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister B.Enkh-Amgalan and other officials got acquainted with the ongoing infrastructure development of the new oil refinery in Dornogobi aimag.
Sub-project for youth running in Uvurkhangai aimag
Within the framework of the Mainstreaming Social Accountability in Mongolia Project jointly funded by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development and the World Bank, Uvurkhangai aimag's health department and 'Optimal Development' NGO have started co-implementing a sub-project ‘Youth-Bright Future’.
Best project on redesign of Sukhbaatar Square southern area selected
According to the Governor’s Decree No. A/439, a project competition to redesign the 2.5 hectare area in front of the Sukhbaatar Square was held on June 15-29. A total of 16 teams submitted their innovative and creative ideas.
OSCE countries to convene in Ulaanbaatar on the theme against terrorism
The Government of Mongolia in collaboration with the OSCE Secretariat’s Transnational Threats Department (TNTD) and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism will organize the High-Level Inter-Regional Conference on ‘Whole-of-Society Approach’ to Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism in Ulaanbaatar from 20 to 21 June.
Twenty individuals to study in Japan with scholarship
On June 11, Minister of Finance Ch.Khurelbaatar, Ambassador of Japan to Mongolia Masato Takaoka, and JICA Mongolia Office’s Chief Representative Eriko Tamura signed an exchange of notes and non-refundable aid agreement for the JPY 309 million-worth Human Resource Development Program, to be implemented with funding from the Government of Japan.
Cooperative technical and vocational education and training project launched
The Cooperative Technical and Vocational Education and Training /cTVET/ project’s launch event was held on June 10 at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Mongolia.
Intergovernmental road transport agreement established with Lithuania
On June 10, State Secretary of the Ministry of Road and Transport Development S.Batbold and Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Ričardas Degutis signed the agreement between the governments of Mongolia and the Republic of Lithuania on international carriage of passengers and goods by road.
Long-distance diagnosis to be done for health care of mothers and infants
In the frameworks of the last phase of the project to support long-distance diagnosis for mothers and infants’ health being implemented with the financing of UNFPA and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the long-distance diagnostic equipment worth MNT 56 million was presented to the obstetric emergency department of the Dundgobi aimag hospital on June 4-5, with a training conducted for obstetricians and midwives of the hospital.
Interview with President of Nazarbayev University Shigeo Katsu
The VIII Eurasian Higher Education Leaders' Forum was held at Nazarbayev University, the Republic of Kazakhstan, on June 6-7. The main topic of this year’s forum was 'Future Ready Graduates' and participants discussed the readiness of higher education institutions to prepare students for the changing nature of the work environment and their capacity to develop future leaders and good citizens.
Ambassador Ts.Jambaldorj visits Italian Geographic Society
Ambassador of Mongolia to Italy Ts.Jambaldorj visited the Italian Geographic Society (SGI) on June 6, holding meetings with the SGI President Filippo Bencardino, ‘Niccolo Cusano University’ professor Maria Paolo Pagnini and the society representatives.
AmCham Mongolia organizes an aviation week on ‘Launching Direct Air Carrier to the United States’
AmCham Mongolia, in collaboration with The Wicks Group, organized a successful aviation week from June 3-7 to initiate a discussion on ‘Launching Direct Air Carrier to the United States’.
Project on strengthening capability of Mongolia's tourism workforce to be implemented
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) signed a Record of Discussions for implementing the project ‘Strengthening the Capability of the Mongolian Tourism Workforce’ between 2019 and 2020.
State Secretary receives Vice Provost of Harvard
State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports B.Bayarsaikhan received Mr. Mark Elliott, Vice Provost of International Affairs at Harvard University.
UN Population Fund delivers Project End Evaluation Result of the ‘Telemedicine’ Project
On June 6, UN Population Fund (UNFPA) delivered the final evaluation of Telemedicine Project in Ministry of Health under the title ‘Innovation in maternal and new-born health services, Mongolia: from pilot to institutionalization’.
Equipment worth over MNT 520 million presented to Gobi-Altai aimag hospital
In the frameworks of the partnership agreement signed between the Actions Mongolie association of France and Gobi-Altai aimag, equipment worth over MNT 520 million has been donated to the ophthalmology department and the surgery department of the Gobi-Altai aimag hospital. The equipment consists of retinoscope, biomicroscope, lensmeter, keratometer and tables and chairs as well as ophthalmic surgery microscope.
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