Project External Advisory Committee of ‘Switch Off Air Pollution’ convenes

2021-09-30 14:52:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Project External Advisory Committee of ‘Switch Off Air Pollution’ of the 3rd quarter was organized online on September 29, 2021.

H.E. Mr. Sebastien Surun, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the French Republic to Mongolia, Mr. Josef Kostiha, Deputy Head of Mission of the Czech Republic in Mongolia, and Mr. Pierre-Yves Lucas, Cooperation team leader of EU Delegation to Mongolia were invited as honorable guests and made an opening remark.

In the meeting, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Asian Development Bank,  Ministry of Construction and Urban Development, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Ulaanbaatar City Governor's Office, XacBank, Khan Bank, Transcapital NBFI, Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association, UNICEF, GIZ, World Vision Mongolia INGO, Mongolian Red Cross Society, World Bank's Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Additional Financing Project, Mongolian Women's Foundation, project Implementing Partners, project brigades and suppliers participated and discussed the project achievements, challenges, and future plan.

During the meeting, the project implementing partners provided information on the activities organized and the results of the project. For instance, regular training provided to project MSMEs, community response feedback mechanism documentation and a handbook on insulation technology solutions, improved testing of Veranda, and the ‘Simple solution’ campaign to raise awareness of the importance of insulation.

At the end of the meeting, participants provided suggestions and received answers to their questions, and Beatriz Maroto Izquierdo, Country Director of Geres INGO, the lead implementer of the project, expressed appreciation to the project team, partners, and funders for their continuous support and collaboration.

Source: Geres Mongolia