Education Loans and Grants Account for 10-15 Percent of Mongolia’s Total Debt
Local Education Group (LEG) High Level Consultation Meeting was held on March 14 in Ulaanbaatar.
Elaine Conkievich: UNDP to Support Mongolia on Gender Equality, Digital Transformation and Development Financing
MONTSAME Mongolian National News Agency interviewed Ms. Elaine Conkievich who was appointed as a Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Mongolia on November 9, 2019.
Mongolia is Hosting IIHF Championships for the First Time in History
For the first time in history, Mongolia is hosting international hockey championships after constructing Steppe Arena that meets world standards. It has become an enormous support for the development of tourism related to winter sports.
“Smart Consumers-Clean Energy” Event
Ulaanbaatar, March 14, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Every year March 15 is celebrated as World Consumer Rights Day, as a means of raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs.
Wonders of Mongolia Promoted in Qatar
This year marks the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Qatar.
“MONTSAME ENGLISH CONTEST”
MONTSAME Mongolian National News Agency is announcing “MONTSAME ENGLISH CONTEST” with the aim to increase the capacity of MONTSAME Mongolian National News Agency to promote Mongolia abroad, while also encouraging young people to improve their English language skills and expanding the ranks of MONTSAME staff.
Women, Peace and Security: Ministerial-level Open Debate Held
Ministerial-level open debate on women, peace and security (WPS) titled “Women and Peace and Security: Towards the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Resolution 1325 (2000)” was held on March 7 at the initiative of the Republic of Mozambique, the president of the Security Council in March.
Students of MUST to Benefit from Dual Degree Program in UC
During the official visit, Minister of Education and Science L. Enkh-Amgalan met with the President of the University of Canberra and exchanged views on intensifying the cooperation between the universities.
“Women of the City - 2023”
The “Women of the City – 2023” annual ceremony was held for the 4th year on the occasion of the International Women’s Day on March 8 and attended by representatives of women working in the public and private sectors.
Czechs to Sponsor Mongolian Leather Industry
The Embassy of the Czech Republic is pleased to announce the new signing of a contract between the Czech Development Cooperation and the Mongolian Association of Leather Industry.
Continuous Effort to Preserve Falconry- The Eagle Festival
Mongolia is one of the few remaining countries that keep the 6000-year-old tradition of eagle hunting. The annual Eagle Festival in our country demonstrates the efforts of Mongolians to preserve this tradition perpetually.
Empowering Women in the Energy Efficiency Sector
Promoting women’s employment opportunities and improving the capacity of women-led MSMEs is key to the economic and social development of women, especially in male-dominated sectors such as the insulation and energy efficiency industry.
International Women of Courage Awardees to be Honored at White House
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and First Lady Jill Biden will honor women who have made significant impact at the 17th annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award Ceremony on Wednesday, March 8.
“An Upcycling Crafts – Trash Collection 2023” Event
The textile and garment sector accounts for a significant proportion of global carbon emissions, with estimates ranging between 6 and 8 percent of total global carbon emissions, or some 1.7 billion tons in carbon emissions per year. Moreover, textile production is estimated to be responsible for about 20% of global clean water pollution from dyeing and finishing products.
New Railway Line Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan to be Open
O. Amarsanaa, the Stationmaster of Tsogttsetsii train station said, “The Memorandum of Cooperation between Mongolian Railway and Mongolian Professional Committee of Petroleum Import was signed and we have been cooperating actively since then.” As a result of this MOC, companies and entities working in the strategy fields are able to be supplied by lower-price gasoline.
Air pollution Can Be Reduced Through Collective Efforts
As one of the activities in preparation for the 17th conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Desertification (COP 17), which will be held in Mongolia in 2026, the High Level Forum on Clean air was successfully organized in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, which the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that one of the five most polluted cities in terms of air pollution last week.
“Blue Pearl” Ice Festival
This year, about 300 foreign tourists and representatives from ten countries, such as Japan, South Korea, Germany, and the USA, and over 20 thousand domestic tourists came to Khuvsgul to participate in the festival.
Park Named After President of Mongolia
According to the statement of a Senior Specialist at the Department of Green area of the Mayor's Office of Ulaanbaatar City B.Sukhbat, 120 million trees will be planted in the capital city Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia within the framework of the “One Billion Trees” national campaign.
Mongolian Filmmakers United to Make a Content for Netflix
Mongolian filmmakers are jointly working on new Netflix content about Chinggis Khaan. This project aims to promote The Great Khaan’s pearls of wisdom to the world. The film is based on the novel “The Secret History of Chinggis Khaan” by S. Jargalsaihan. Filmmakers said: “It’s time to make Mongolian content that meets with Netflix standard.”