Training on waste management of chemicals used in mining kicks off
In the framework of the Environmental Governance Programme implemented by the UNDP with the financial support of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, a three-day training kicked off under the theme, ‘Waste management of hazardous and toxic chemicals used in mining operations, and land rehabilitation’, on November 6.
Japanese gas heating equipment being installed at schools and kindergartens
‘Gascom’ company has been implementing a project ‘Gas solution’ since 2018, replacing low pressure stoves of schools and kindergartens in ger areas of the capital city with gas heating system.
Eagles come back after migrating to Himalayas
Trained eagles of eagle hunters of Bayan-Ulgii aimag that were set free in the wild have come back after migrating to the Himalayas covering over 6,000 kilometers.
Research ‘Support for Household Adaptation to Climate Change in Mongolia’ to be conducted
On October 28, A.Ariunzaya, Chairperson of the National Statistics Office of Mongolia and other relevant officials met with Dr. Kati Krahnert, working group leader at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.
Stove that uses waste cooking oil for fuel introduced
Flint bio stove that uses waste cooking oil as fuel was introduced yesterday on October 23. Used in developing countries in order to reduce air pollution and electricity costs, this type of stove is unique for not requiring coal or any other types of fuel.
'Mongolian Noble Fibre' certification mark - proof of sustainable cashmere introduced
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia, Asian Development Bank Mongolia (ADB) and Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association jointly organized a ‘Mongolian Noble Fiber’ international high-level forum On October 24.
Memorandum of Cooperation established with Global Green Growth Institute
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat held a meeting with Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Seoul, South Korea.
Snow Leopard Day marked
On October 20, the World Wildlife Fund Mongolia Programme Office together with the Scout Association of Mongolia celebrated the International Snow Leopard Day for the fifth year at Khunnu Mall.
‘Water and Mining’ data hackathon to be held
Disclosure to Development (D2D) Program of the International Finance Corporation is to hold a data hackathon ‘Water and Mining’ on October 19-20 at HUB Innovation Center with aims to hold public discussion based on proof in a way of using open data related to natural wealth, upgrade investment environment and render support on increasing positive impact of development based on natural wealth.
2,654 reindeer to winter in East and West Taigas
The number of reindeer in Khuvsgul aimag continues to increase in recent years. This year, 2,654 reindeer will be wintering in the East and West Taigas of Tsagaannuur soum.
Berries grown by children to be used for Lunch Program
Children’s forest program, supported by Japan’s Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement-International (OISCA) and HITACHI Group, is being implemented in Khangal soum of Bulgan aimag.
Earthquake recorded in Zavkhan and Khuvsgul aimags
Yesterday, at 01.29 pm, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in the area named ‘Oroin Tovgor’, 26 km away from Tsetsen-Uul soum of Zavkhan aimag.
Participation of journalists in implementing sustainable development discussed
On October 14, journalists were informed about sustainable development and promoting its education at the United Nations Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia.
Construction of wildlife crossings discussed
On October 14, the Ministry of Road and Transport Development in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Mongolia Programme Office organized a workshop themed ‘Wildlife crossings along linear facilities’.
Mongolia supports UN initiative on proclaiming 2020 as an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists
Agricultural development, food safety and nutrition issues were discussed at the Second Committee Meeting of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly dated on October 11.
1,500 trees and shrubs planted at National Garden Park
On the National Tree Planting Day on October 12, representatives of over 30 entities and organizations, such as the Secretariat of the Parliament, the Governor’s Office of the Capital City, and ‘Erdenes-Tavan Tolgoi’ JSC, planted about 1,500 trees and shrubs of 9 species at the National Garden Park.
Sustainable Tourism Development Project launched in Khentii aimag
An opening ceremony for the Sustainable Tourism Development Project was held in Dadal soum of Khentii aimag on October 10,
MNT 3.9 billion spent for gobi animals of Mongolia
An event ‘Great Gobi 6’ annually takes place at the initiative of the WWF Mongolia to protect gobi wild animals of Mongolia, wild bactrian camel, gobi bear, takhi or wild horse, khulan or wild Ass, and saiga antelope, and goitered gazelle (Great Gobi 6) and their home - the Gobi ecosystems as well as to broadly involve governmental and non-governmental organizations and the local communities in the conservation activities.
Senior Officials of Subregional Program for Environmental Cooperation convening
The Twenty-Third Senior Officials Meeting of the North-East Asian Subregional Program for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC) is being hosted by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Ulaanbaatar city on October 9-10.
Private sector’s role in mitigation of climate change highlighted
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia and the Ministry of Environment of Japan together with other corresponding bodies organized a meeting to provide information on the possibilities for carrying out projects and programs under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) set up in Mongolia as per the Low Carbon Development Partnership between the governments of Mongolia and Japan and to link businesspeople of the two countries.