Presidential election candidates’ declaration of income, assets will be placed open to public
The Presidential Election of Mongolia will be held on June 9, 2021, throughout the country. Pursuant to Article 10.6 of the Anti-Corruption Law, Article 11.2 of the Law on Election, and Article 28.2.3 of the Law on Presidential Election of Mongolia, a candidate for the President of Mongolia shall submit their Declaration of Interest, Income, and Assets to the Independent Authority Against Corruption.
Women's Economic Empowerment project advisory committee meets virtually
n April 27, 2021 the Women's Economic Empowerment project held its bi-annual Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting. The meeting was attended by representatives of Global Affairs Canada, Canadian Embassy in Mongolia, the WEE project team, and members of the PAC. The meeting was chaired by D.Doljinsuren, Project Manager, on behalf of MONFEMNET National Network.
Cabinet meeting in brief
At the Cabinet meeting on April 28, the Minister of Finance briefed the implementation progress of 'MNT 10 trillion plan for the health protection and economic recovery.'
1,015 new cases registered, deaths from coronavirus exceed 100
Daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, April 29, by the Ministry of Health, reported that 1,015 new coronavirus cases were detected in the past 24 hours across the country after a total of 11,145 PCR tests were performed nationwide.
Inadequate learning, loss of earnings: The staggering cost of school closures in Asia
When COVID-19 emerged as a global threat in early 2020, the economic consequences of necessary lockdown measures were an early concern. That was closely followed by concerns about the impact of school closures. It wasn’t just because of the toll on parents working from home with young children.
Construction of Tavan Tolgoi coal concentrator to commence within third quarter
At its regular meeting on April 28, the Cabinet approved a resolution on the measures to intensify activities to use Tavan Tolgoi deposit
New category to support employment of people with disabilities launches
At the initiatives of youths having involved in ‘Young Leadership Program (YLP)’ being run by the Zorig Foundation for the 18th consecutive year, the project - ‘One billion worlds, one billion hearts’ is being successfully implemented.
German environmentalist Christian Escher: I believe that all fundamental change starts with cultural change
Funded by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) Nogoonbaatar International Eco Art Festival has launched its activities in March of 2021, involving Mongolian, French, Czech and German artists. Here we would like to introduce you an art critique Batzorig Mart’s interview with Christian Escher, the participant of the Festival.
Mongolian peacekeepers protect humanitarians attacked by angry youths in Jam Jang
Mongolian peacekeepers have acted quickly to protect humanitarian workers who were attacked by angry youths during a demonstration in the remote area of Jam Jang in the Unity region of South Sudan.
Mongolia: Importance of Int’l Agreement on Corruption Crime Investigation
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia’s ratification and accession to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on October 7th, 2005, and its commitment to the international community is a major representation of Mongolia’s commitment to the fight against corruption.
School teachers, managers complete World Class Manager course
The Gurun Academy, the Mongolian partner of the World Class Manager by the Global Growth Institute, has offered free online course to provide world class skills for 1,000 teachers, principals and managers of the general education schools in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia.
International scientific conference takes place on Mongolian Studies in Saint Petersburg
On April 19-20, the 5th international scientific conference on ‘Cultural Heritage of the Mongolian People: Manuscript and Archival Collections being kept in Ulaanbaatar and Saint Petersburg’ took place in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
COVID-19 vaccine rollout accelerated to all above 18 years eligible in Ulaanbaatar
At the cabinet meeting dated April 28, Deputy Prime Minister and Chair of the State Emergency Commission S.Amarsaikhan and Minister of Health S.Enkhbold delivered a presentation on coronavirus situation in the country and response measures.
Mongolia’s Growth to Gradually Recover in 2021 — ADB
Driven by favorable terms of trade and higher export demand, Mongolia’s economic growth is expected to recover gradually in 2021 and accelerate in 2022 as pandemic risks fade and the global recovery strengthens, says a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released today, April 28.
1,171 new coronavirus cases detected, death toll increases by 9
Daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, April 28, by the Ministry of Health, reported that 1,171 new coronavirus cases were detected in the past 24 hours after 10,758 PCR tests were conducted across the country.
Integrated Coordination Group on COVID-19 response kicked off in Mongolia
The first meeting of the Integrated Coordination Group (ICG) in COVID-19 response, initiated jointly by the Deputy Prime Minister and UN Resident Coordinator, was held virtually on April 27 with the participation of more than 60 participants including Government representatives, Ambassadors, Humanitarians as well as Development Partners and UN Agencies.
Luxembourg to support establishment of National cardiovascular disease treatment center
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg O.Och had a virtual meeting with Christophe Schiltz, Coordinator General, Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, on April 26 to discuss development cooperation between Mongolia and Luxembourg.
This year marks 45th anniversary of Mongolia-Luxembourg diplomatic relations
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg O.Och held a phone conversation yesterday with Director of Political Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Olivier Maes, exchanging views on bilateral cooperation.
Mongolian parliament representative attends IPU Standing Committee session
The 142 Assembly of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) will convene in May. As a part of the series of preparations for the Assembly, the online plenary session of the IPU Standing Committee on Peace and International Security was held on April 26, 2021.
Virtual meeting held on development of tourism and air transport
On April 26, a committee consisting of professionals from organizations including the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Ministry of Road and Transport Development, the Tourism Development Center, and the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia convened virtually.
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade