UNDP Representative requests Capital City Mayor to have SDGs in Ulaanbaatar approved

2019-05-16 14:37:35

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On May 14, Capital City Governor S.Amarsaikhan received UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Mongolia Beate Trankmann to discuss the project to localize Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ulaanbaatar as according to the memorandum of understanding signed between the UNDP and Ulaanbaatar city in 2016.

At the start of the meeting, Ms. Beate Trankmann requested the governor to have the draft on SDGs of Ulaanbaatar, which was developed by the governor’s workforce in partnership with UNDP advisors, and expressed her confidence in the city in continuing to work in close partnership with the UNDP in localizing SDGs and accelerating its implementation.

Governor S.Amarsaikhan said, “The sustainable development goals programme is the most important blueprint on development that will create good results for our country. Alongside implementing projects, the blueprint, its research and goals has a crucial role in effectively developing the city, economy as well as all the other sectors in societal development for the long-term. Thus, we will have the draft discussed at the Citizens’ Representative Khural of the Capital City and approved in the near future.”   

He then expressed his confidence in the partnership with UNDP in supporting the youth that have signed up at the Ulaanbaatar City Department of Science, Industry and Innovation, giving them the opportunity to start up businesses, creating the conditions for them to learn and get experience as well as many other actions and projects for citizens.