Ministry of Environment and Tourism celebrating its 30th anniversary
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism held a ceremonial meeting dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism at the Central Cultural Palace on December 18.
Mongolia to have national program on limiting deforestation and forest degradation
Ministry of Environment and Tourism is formulating a national program ‘Reducing global climate change by limiting deforestation and forest degradation’ with aims to protect forest resource of Mongolia and fight against global warming.
National Forum ‘Green gateway of business-2017’ held
On December 8, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism organized a National forum 'Green Gateway of Business' in the Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel, Ulaanbaatar. During the forum, state policy on promoting green businesses and ongoing projects and programs were introduced.
Mongolia to introduce green certification and eco-labeling
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On November 21, a workshop titled ‘Accelerating sustainable development through green finance: green certification and eco-labeling’ is taking place on its second day in Ulaanbaatar. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism, UNESCAP, the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) are jointly organizing the workshop.
Documentary on Khoridol Saridag Mountains being made
A documentary is being made on the Khoridol Saridag Strictly Protected Area in Khuvsgul aimag, as this year marks the 20th anniversary of its establishment.
Care Center for Wild Animals opens
A Care Center for Wild Animals has been established with support from the Ulaanbaatar city’s Environmental Department and the Mongolian Association of Professional Hunters and with funds from environment protection organizations.
JICA to support NEMA's fire fighting efforts
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) handed over firefighting equipment to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on October 31.
Minister of Environment and Tourism meets UNESCAP Deputy Executive Secretary
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met Kaveh Zahedi, Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), on November 1.
Environment Minister asks Qatar to cooperate in safeguarding endangered species and plants
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri, Concurrent Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Mongolia, on October 31.
Center on reduction of air and environmental pollution opens
The Information and Technical Center on Air and Environmental Pollution opened at the Barilga Megastore on October 20 at the initiative of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the National Committee on Environmental Pollution Reduction.
Ulaanbaatar Mayor addresses Climate Change Forum
Mongolia’s delegation headed by S. Batbold, Governor of Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, participated in the 3rd meeting of OECD Champion Mayor for Inclusive Growth, in Seoul, the Republic of Korea.
Akkuyu Nuclear JSC obtains construction permit for Akkuyu NPP
The Akkuyu Nuclear JSC, an implementer of the first Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) construction project in Turkey, received the Limited Construction Permit (LCP) from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK), as the first step on the way to obtain Construction License.
Conference on reducing air pollution from motor vehicles held
In anticipation of the National Forum on Reduction of Air Pollution expected on October 23 at the initiative of the President, a side conference themed 'Air Pollution Created by Motor Vehicles and Other Environmental Pollutions' was organized on Thursday in the Citizens’ Chamber under the President.
Event for snow leopard to be organized in Uvs
On the International Snow Leopard Day, the Land of Snowleopard-2017 western regional event will take place on October 23 in Ulaangom, Uvs aimag.
Mongolians seeking possible ways to save Tuul river
Implementing parties of the ‘Ecological Assessment of Tuul River Basin’ project launched their meeting at the ‘Khukh Asar’ conference hall, Ulaanbaatar Hotel on October 17.
Mongolia and Russia discuss forest fire prevention issues
Mongolian and Russian officials reviewed the implementation of measures taken under the Intergovernmental Agreement on Protection of Forest from Wildfire and held a constructive talk on future actions in Moscow.
Project to be implemented on building 3rd wind farm in Dornogobi
A project launched to build the 3rd wind farm in Sainshand, Dornogobi aimag on October 12. This project obeys a state policy of Mongolia on providing 20 per cent of the national consumption of electricity from renewable energy sources by the year 2023.
Ways of reducing air and environmental pollution being discussed
A discussion themed ‘Civil participation in reducing air and environmental pollution’ opened Thursday in the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry on October 12.
O.Enkhtsetseg represents her country at UNGA Second Committee meeting
Director of the Foreign Ministry Department of Multilateral Cooperation O.Enkhtsetseg participated in a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly’s Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) held on October 9 in frames of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the USA.
NEMA Head attends Asian Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
Major-General T.Badral, Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), attended the Asian Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 co-organized by Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), the Ministry of the Emergency Situation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Cabinet Office of Government of Japan, in Baku, Azerbaijan on October 02-03.
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