President Calls for Collaboration for Water Protection
A National Forum ‘Blue Gold”, initiated by President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh has taken place at the Government House today. In his opening speech, the President emphasized the importance of strictly prohibiting mining at the headwaters of rivers and water resources in forests, creating and protecting water resources by rehabilitating riverine forests and increasing forest areas.
Experts Concern about High Reliance on Groundwater Resources
Today, on March 22 Mongolia marks World Water Day under the theme “Accelerating Change”, as decided by the United Nations. Sub-sessions of a national forum ‘Blue Gold”, initiated by the President of Mongolia are being held starting from March 20.
“Erdenet” Forest Genetic Resources Center
Within the framework of the “One Billion Trees” national campaign, initiated by President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, the “Erdenet Mining Corporation” SOE established the “Erdenet” Forest Genetic Resources Center (FGRC) in 2022.
International Forests Day Celebrated Under the Theme of "Healthy Forest for Healthy People"
On the occasion of International Forests Day, the 6th National Conference on “Policy, Science, and Technology of Mongolian Forest Sector” was held on March 20.
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.
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.
Savior of Przewalski’s Horses – The Prague Zoo
On January 29th, we met with Mr. Miroslav Bobek, the Director of the Prague Zoo, in Hustain Nuruu. We discussed the tragedy and eventual recovery of Przewalski's horses, the Prague Zoo’s ongoing projects, and new initiatives being implemented by the zoo.
“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.
Japan Airlines to Operate Charter Flight to Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar, January 31 /MONTSAME/. Mongolian delegations, headed by Advisor of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism O. Odbayar, are working in Japan.
MIAT Announces Special Tariff to Promote Winter Tourism
MIAT Mongolian Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mongolian Tourism Association today. Accordingly, foreign tourists coming to our country can get a flight ticket with a 30% discount.
Khuvsgul Aimag's Tourism Services to be Digitalized
The services and information of the stakeholders of the tourism industry will be integrated into a digital platform to enable tourists to order and pay for their services online.
Ulaanbaatar Railways Organizes Train Trip to Watch First Sunrise of 2023
Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC organized a train trip to watch the sunrise as the first event to be organized within the Government’s decision to declare 2023-2025 as “The Years to Visit Mongolia”.
Mongolia becomes one of six countries to join N4H Initiative
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolia became one of the six countries to join the Nature for Health Initiative (N4H) to advance global efforts in upstream pandemic prevention. The Environment and Green Development Advisor to the President of Mongolia, N. Batkhuu participated in the side event at the CBD COP 15 in Montreal to introduce its first partner countries: Ecuador, Ghana, Mongolia, Rwanda, Vietnam, and Zambia.
Tourism Development Plan Created for Khankh Soum
The general development plan for Khankh Soum, located on the shore of Khuvsgul Lake, from 2020 to 2040 has been completed and approved.
Canada’s leading experience to be introduced in the field of environment
Minister of Environment and Tourism B. Bat-Erdene received the Canadian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Mongolia Catherine Ivkoff.
Ministry of Environment of South Korea to cooperate in water sector
The Minister of Environment of the Republic of Korea, Han Wha-jin, expressed her willingness to cooperate in the water sector, including restoring the Selbe River and reducing its pollution, while meeting with Minister of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia B. Bat-Erdene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
30 million trees planted with seeds
Within the “One Billion Trees” national movement framework, Ulaanbaatar city plans to plant 120 million trees, 55 million trees for reforestation and rehabilitation on 12 million hectares of land, and 65 million trees designed for the apartment building areas of the city.
15 highlights from President of Mongolia's national statement delivered at COP27
President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh yesterday delivered a national statement at COP27. The following are some of the highlights of his statement that expressed Mongolia's stance on climate change.
Forest Partnership Memorandum of Understanding established
During his participation in the COP27 in Sharm El-Shaikh, President of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh held a meeting with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.