#ACTIVATED2030: Consultation workshop expands cooperation for youth development

2020-09-25 13:32:46

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On 25 September, a consultation workshop on “ACTIVATED 2030: PARTNERSHIP ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT” was co-organized by the UNDP Mongolia’s Supporting the implementation of 2030 project, the Ulaanbaatar City Governor's Office and the Science Industrial Development and Innovation Agency (SIDIA).

The consultation workshop enhanced the partnership platform approach, expanding and strengthening activities at #HUB Innovation Centers including Bayankhoshuu and Selbe Centres bringing together key stakeholders from the Government of Mongolia, public and private sectors, civil society and international organizations, project implementing partners and the media.

Participants of the consultation workshop shared their knowledge and expertise on ongoing programmes contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals in the Ulaanbaatar city. The workshop further promoted exchanging innovative ideas and solutions to identify opportunities and gateways to create an integrated platform for broad collaboration for youth empowerment and development programs in Ulaanbaatar.

UNDP Mongolia has been collaborating with the UB City Governor’s Office and SIDIA of the Ulaanbaatar on Activated2030 since 2019 with an objective to position #Hub as a Youth Enterprising Lab by opening social innovation centers called Activation Centers. 

The Centers are working to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals through various activities to develop the entrepreneurial mindset of Mongolia’s Youth and the Innovation ecosystem leveraging enterprise pedagogy, design-thinking and behavioral insights.

Youth Co: Lab established as part of Activated2030, a regional UNDP initiative that connects over 25 countries across Asia-Pacific region. Regional perspectives, lessons learned, and expertise from the UNDP’s regional youth programme were also presented during the workshop. UNDP Mongolia is also continuing its collaboration with Orkhon and Zavkhan aimags to expand Activated2030 during 2020 and in the future.

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