Officials participate in Dushanbe Regional Conference on DRR

2019-08-22 16:10:02

Ulaanbaatar /MONSTAME/ Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Major-General T.Badral and Head of the NEMA Disaster Risk Management Department D.Baasansuren attended the regional conference on disaster risk reduction and the implementation of the Sendai framework program for disaster risk reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030 hosted by the Government of Tajikistan in Dushanbe on August 21.

In his remarks at the opening of the conference, NEMA Head T.Badral informed the Government of Mongolia is unwaveringly implementing the ‘Mongolia Sustainable development vision 2030’, ‘Mongolia’s contribution to mitigation of the climate change’ policy document within the Paris Agreement, ‘Mid-term strategy for Sendai Framework implementation in Mongolia’ and other development programs and endeavoring to reduce disaster risk stemming from climate change and global warming and ensure sustainable development. “In this respect, the Mongolian government in collaboration with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction hosted the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in July 2018, where the ‘Ulaanbaatar Declaration’ and Action Plan 2018-2020 of the Asia Regional Plan for Implementation of the SFDRR 2015-2030 was approved, significantly contributing to regional cooperation in DRR,” he added.

For the Dushanbe Declaration released from the event, Mongolia made proposals on providing countries with an opportunity to use regional and global DRR database, supporting national and regional research institutes, as well as conducting policy research for disaster risk management, and extensively using it in practice 

The conference brought together representatives from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, China, India, and Kazakhstan.

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