Mongolia and UNESCO will cooperate in the field of information technologies

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2022-10-07 14:19:04

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. State Secretary of the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications B.Bolor-Erdene held a meeting with Director of the UNESCO Regional Office in Beijing Shahbaz Khan.


During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the joint development of a master plan on communication and information technologies, the development of digital education and digital literacy within the framework of the UNESCO programs “Open Science”, “Open Education Resources” and “ICT Competency for Teachers”, aimed at increasing information -communication competence of teachers and their competitiveness.


State Secretary of the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications B.Bolor-Erdene  said that Mongolia has a vast territory, and access to various information is limited for citizens living there.


Shahbaz Khan, director of the UNESCO Regional Office in Beijing, noted that it is possible to connect several UNESCO World Heritage sites in Mongolia to the Internet, present them to citizens online, and further develop them as tourist areas. He also agreed to consider the national digital literacy campaign and find opportunities for collaboration.