Tourism Development Plan Created for Khankh Soum
The general development plan for Khankh Soum, located on the shore of Khuvsgul Lake, from 2020 to 2040 has been completed and approved.
Canada’s leading experience to be introduced in the field of environment
Minister of Environment and Tourism B. Bat-Erdene received the Canadian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Mongolia Catherine Ivkoff.
Ministry of Environment of South Korea to cooperate in water sector
The Minister of Environment of the Republic of Korea, Han Wha-jin, expressed her willingness to cooperate in the water sector, including restoring the Selbe River and reducing its pollution, while meeting with Minister of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia B. Bat-Erdene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
30 million trees planted with seeds
Within the “One Billion Trees” national movement framework, Ulaanbaatar city plans to plant 120 million trees, 55 million trees for reforestation and rehabilitation on 12 million hectares of land, and 65 million trees designed for the apartment building areas of the city.
15 highlights from President of Mongolia's national statement delivered at COP27
President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh yesterday delivered a national statement at COP27. The following are some of the highlights of his statement that expressed Mongolia's stance on climate change.
Forest Partnership Memorandum of Understanding established
During his participation in the COP27 in Sharm El-Shaikh, President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh held a meeting with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.
UN chief warns "We are on a highway to climate hell" at COP27 summit
Secretary General of the UN Antonio Guterres gave a speech after welcoming the world leaders to the opening plenary at COP27 Summit.
Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry elected as COP27 President
Egypt Foreign Minister H.E. Sameh Shoukry was formally elected as the COP27 President by the Parties during the opening plenary, following which he called on countries to show faith in multilateralism over the next two weeks as they negotiate to deliver on the goals of the Climate Convention and the Paris Agreement.
JICA to cooperate in “One Billion Trees” national movement
On October 31, 2022, the President of Mongolia, U. Khurelsukh received Mr. Tanaka Akihiko, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
300 women representing SMEs and businesses gather to discuss “Green Labelling and Green Financing” in Mongolia
The “Green labelling and Green financing” conference was organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the EU-Switch Asia financed new project “Switching on the Green Economy”, implemented by People in Need. More than 300 women working in SMEs and businesses gathered to discuss green labelling and financing – vital tools to realize sustainable production and consumption in Mongolia.
Selenge aimag prepared over 24 million seedlings and saplings this autumn
The governor of Selenge aimag announced becoming the campaign’s seedling supplier in the framework of the One Billion Trees national campaign initiated by the President of Mongolia. From this perspective, Selenge aimag prepared over 24 million seedlings and saplings this autumn in their nursery.
Transplanting of saplings from the forest banned
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has banned transplanting saplings and young trees from the forest until January 1, 2030.
President of Mongolia participates in ‘National Tree Planting Day’ event
U.Khurelsukh, the President of Mongolia, participated in ‘National Tree Planting Day’ event organized at the National Cultural Park.
National Park to plant 110 thousand trees this autumn
National Park organized the autumn ‘National Tree Planting Day’ event during the weekend of 8-9 Oct 2022.
The 16th meeting of the East Asian Biosphere Reserve Network takes place
Mongolia is one of the few countries that still carries it`s nomadic civilization and preserves nature in its relatively original form.
2023 announced as the Year of Visit Khuvsgul
Khuvsgul aimag has a capacity to receive about 6,800 tourists at a time.
Working together to counter wildlife trafficking
The training was designed to improve the performance of agencies involved in countering wildlife trafficking and protecting wildlife in Mongolia through evidence-based approaches, identifying and evaluating solutions for prevalent wildlife trafficking problems, recognizing patterns and themes that connect critical issues, and identifying the best data sources to understand issues related to wildlife trafficking.
UN in Mongolia contributes to ‘One Billion Trees’ movement
With this commitment and collective action to the rehabilitation of degraded forests, the UN in Mongolia is proud to contribute to the noble movement of planting up to one billion trees nationwide, backed by the President of Mongolia.
Marmot re-introduction continues successfully
Previously, the marmot population in Khar Yamaat Nature Reserve had been declined and rarely seen due to a number of human-induced activities such as poaching. Therefore, WWF-Mongolia specialists in collaboration with relevant parties started the re-introduction of marmots in the Nature Reserve in 2019. Under this project, they have re-introduced a total of 100 individuals of Siberian marmot (Marmota sibirica) from Khustai National Park over the last three years.