Memorandum of Cooperation established with Global Green Growth Institute

2019-10-23 17:18:26

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat held a meeting with Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Seoul, South Korea. The GGGI, treaty-based international organization headquartered in Seoul, has been collaborating the with Government of Mongolia on green growth area through the Mongolian Ministry of Environment since 2011, by providing policy advisory services on identifying long-term development policies and designing vis-a-vis measures and targets. 

Namely, a number of joint activities have been carried out towards green growth to enforce resource-efficient actions, introduce eco-friendly technologies, improve the energy and manufacturing efficiency and reduce construction heat transfer, as mentioned by Minister N.Tserenbat at the meeting. Topics of climate change and air pollution reduction were discussed at the meeting as well. 

Mentioning the GGGI’s focus on policy advisory and capacity building by means of implementing small-scale projects and seeking new projects to benefit in Mongolia, Director-General Frank Rijsberman pledged to serve as a bridge between Mongolia and international donor organizations and green funds to promote green growth of Mongolia and the GGGI alike. He further expressed his willingness to exchange experience on industrial energy efficiency, green bonds and sustainable energy areas while supporting partnership with private sector.