U.S. Government Provides Disaster Assistance in Response to Mongolia’s Dzud
The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $100,000 through the Mongolia Red Cross Society to respond to the dzud, by providing cash grants to vulnerable Mongolian herder households.
Mongolian Judge Nominated for the Election of International Criminal Court
Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) will be marking its 20th anniversary by hosting a conference at the World Forum in The Hague (The Netherlands), entitled “The ICC at 20: Reflections on the past, present, and future.”
The Pandemic and Economic Crisis Caused a Baby Bust
Ulaanbaatar, January 31, /MONTSAME/. According to the Mongolian statistics office, the number of women who gave birth is 65090 and live-born birth is 67874. Each rate decreased by 8.5% and 8.1% from 2021, respectively.
Trial Program of EDUTEN Digital Platform
Mongolian general education schools will start using the trial program of “Eduten”, a digital math learning platform for children.
Survivor of the Silent Gobi
The gobi bear (as known as Mazaalai) is the rarest subspecies of the brown bear, found in “The Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area” (GGSPA), located around Segs Tsagaan Bogd in Altai mountains.
Number of Foreign Tourists Tripled
The number of passengers crossing Mongolia's border reached 2016.2 thousand (double counting) in 2022. Compared to the previous year, the number of passengers increased by 1372.8 (3.1 times).
Over 50 Percent of Patients with HDV to be Treated in 2023
Member of the State Great Khural J. Chinburen attended a consultation meeting organized by the “Hepatitis D Virus (HDV) and Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Fighter” Society on January 23, and gave information to the citizens about the legal framework for importing hepatitis D virus medicines and the introduction of treatment, and answered their questions.
Uvurkhangai Aimag Plans to Grow Its Population by 10 Percent
In the framework of the Mongolian Government's “New Revival Policy”, the “Open Uvurkhangai'' program has been developed with the aim of keeping the balance of development of the city and the countryside.
Lexus Opens Its First Dealership in Mongolia
The opening ceremony of the Lexus brand, which is the luxury vehicle division of the Japanese automaker Toyota, in Mongolia was held successfully on January 19 at the Zaisan Hill Complex.
Around 20.000 people participate in the Ice Festival in Khovd Aimag
The 9th annual “Silver Reeds Cluster-2023” festival, which is aimed at promoting the ethnic groups in the western region and developing winter tourism and sports, was held on January 21-22.
IDLO Launches the Second Phase of the Program on the Child Protection
Ulaanbaatar, January 23 /MONTSAME/. The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) launched the 15-month “Child Protection Enhancement Project” (2023-2024) on the 19th of January 2023 in Ulaanbaatar. Funded by the Delegation of the European Union to Mongolia, the project aims to increase children’s access to justice, enhance the child protection system and response mechanisms in Mongolia. The project builds on the success of IDLO’s previous EU-funded child protection project, which run from January 2021 through June 2022.
Mongolian Students to Participate in Model United Nations
Six students from Bayan-Ulgii aimag will take part in the annual program “Model United Nations” of UNICEF held by Harvard University of USA between January 26-29, 2023.
National Contest “Mongolian Calligrapher 2022” Organized for the 26th Year
The winners of the 26th National Contest “Mongolian Calligrapher 2022” were honored at the opening ceremony of the exhibition of the best calligraphy works.
About Seventy Nine Thousand Children Enrolled in the First Grade of Primary School
According to the National Statistics Office, 1413 kindergartens, 859 general educational schools, 77 technical and vocational education and training institutions and 69 universities and colleges are operating in 2022-2023 academic year at the national level.
Child Protection Project to be Implemented in Khovd aimag
The project “Improving Child protection in Cooperation with Schools”, funded by Save the Children, has started in Khovd aimag.
Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry to cooperate with FAO
The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry started a joint project on improving food safety and plant protection system with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This project is significant as it is being carried out at a time when the use of pesticides is increasing in the world, especially in Asia, and agricultural land is running out.
UNICEF Launches Educational Mobile Game for Children
UNICEF releases the first ever educational mobile game “Nomadic adventure” in Mongolia which already has over 5000 downloads on Android system alone.
Extrovert Students Tend to be More Creative
“Solving the burning problem of Education ', the 5th academic conference is being held today.
Views Exchanged on Expanding Cooperation with LCCI
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
First Telecommunication Center’s Building Taken Back Under State Ownership
There is an old building beside The Wrestling Palace in 6th Khoroo, Bayanzurkh district. The first Telecommunication Center was operated in this building in 1914 by order of the first Prime Minister of Mongolia T. Namnansuren. The Museum of Communication was also here from 1921-1998.