Symposium on water rights and Khuvsgul lake preservation held
Within the frames of ‘Mother ocean eco-culture tour’ aimed at supporting the application for UNESCO World Heritage listing of Khuvsgul lake, a symposium titled ‘Water rights-Human rights: Preservation of Khuvsgul lake’ was held on July 8.
Mongolia-Russia joint commission meeting on Uvs lake SPA held
The 6th meeting of Mongolia-Russia joint commission on the establishment of transboundary protected area was held on July 4.
Mayor of Ulaanbaatar receives CEO of Sabertec
Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar received CEO of Sabertec Bill O’Brien on July 4.
International activists to raise their voice on protection of Khuvsgul lake
A two-week campaign titled ‘Mother ocean eco-culture tour’ to raise national and international awareness of the environmental and cultural value of Khuvsgul lake, Mongolia’s largest freshwater lake, through art launched today on July 4.
Minister of Environment holds bilateral meeting with his Korean counterpart
Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat met with his South Korean counterpart Cho Myung-Rae during the 4th meeting of Mongolia-Korea Intergovernmental Joint Committee held on June 27-28 in Seoul, Korea.
Khuvsgul Lake to be inscribed in Man and the Biosphere program
Training and discussion on inscribing Khuvsgul Lake in World Network of Biosphere Reserves was held last weekend in Khatgal village, Khuvsgul aimag.
Closing meeting for BIOFIN project takes place
The closing meeting of the project, ‘The Biodiversity Finance Initiative’ (BIOFIN), co-implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the UNDP took place on June 20 to review the project implementation.
Przewalski’s mares successfully transported from Prague Zoo
Four Przewalski’s mares were successfully transported from the Czech Republic to Mongolia today, on June 19.
Government of Mongolia and ADB sign deal to develop ecotourism in two national parks
On June 13, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Mongolia signed a USD38 million loan to develop ecotourism in Khuvsgul Lake National Park and Onon-Balj National Park to serve as models for economically inclusive development and conservation in Mongolia.
Training on mine reclamation organized
The Environment Department of the capital city in collaboration with the office of South Korea’s Mine Reclamation Corp. (MIRECO) in Mongolia, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), and Fresh Water Resources and Nature Conservation Center organized training and seminar themed ‘Sustainable Mining Development – Technologies for Mitigation of Environmental Impacts of Mining’ on June 10-12.
‘Green Passport - Green Grove’ parks opened in eight aimags
As a continuation of the 'Green Passport' campaign that has been implemented since March 2018 at the initiation of Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat, the activity to build a ‘Green Grove’ in each of the 21 aimags and 9 districts began on June 10 with the opening of small parks with a collection of woody plants under the name, ‘Green Passport - Green Grove’.
Evaluating necessity of enhancing biosafety
In the frameworks of the implementation of international conventions joined by Mongolia, the National Committee on Biosafety of Mongolia organized a seminar in partnership with the CBRN CoE Initiative to evaluate the necessity of enhancing biosafety and bioprotection management and plan further measures on June 4-6.
Philippe Lienhart: Mongolia will become renewable energy exporting country
Project report on Northeast Asia Power System Interconnection has been completed and its handover ceremony to the Government took place yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Four takhis to be brought home from Prague Zoo
On June 19, four other Przewalski's mares will arrive in Mongolia from the Prague Zoo of the Czech Republic.
Financing for environmental protection discussed
A discussion was held for the project, ‘The Biodiversity Finance Initiative’ (BIOFIN), jointly being implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the UNDP on May 30.
Mongolia-Finland team studying renewable energy resources
The Ministry of Energy reports that 100 MW electric power generation station is being erected in the central zone of Mongolia.
Training on environmental crime prevention held
Mongolian Environmental Civil Council (MECC) and Environmental Authority of Ulaanbaatar city organized a training on environmental crime assessment and the investigation standards, prevention of conflict of interests with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism on May 29.
ADB to help transform two national parks in Mongolia as models for sustainable tourism
On May 28, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD38 million in loans to develop ecotourism in Khuvsgul Lake National Park and Onon-Balj National Park to serve as models for economically inclusive development and conservation in Mongolia.
International New Energy Summit takes place
During the International New Energy Summit 2019 held on May 23, participants had open discussions on topics ‘Green Policy, Green City and Green Technology.’