Education Minister takes part in 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Education Ministers’ Conference
Mongolia’s delegates led by Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan took part in the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Education Ministers’ Conference (APREMC II) held in Bangkok, the Kingdom of Thailand on June 5-7.
Winners of CanSat-2022 mini satellite competition awarded
The competition was co-organized by the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications, the Mongolian Space Technology Association, the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, the Business Innovation Development Department of the Capital City, the Mongolian University of Science and Technology, and the National University of Mongolia, with ‘Mongolsat Networks’ LLC as the sponsor. The first edition of the national CanSat competition was organized in 2013.
‘Khaan Quest-2022’ multinational peacekeeping exercise kicks off
The 18th annual Khaan Quest multinational peacekeeping exercise kicked off at the Five Hills Training Area today on June 6. President of Mongolia, Commander-In-Chief of the Mongolian Armed Forces U.Khurelsukh gave opening remarks.
B.Batjargal: It is important to involve herders in insurance
Within the implementation of the ‘Extending Social Protection to Herders with Enhanced Shock Responsiveness’ program, the issue concerning the health of herders and increasing their involvement in social insurance is being focused.
Prime Minister works at National Center for Maternal and Child Health
On June 1, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene worked at the National Center for Maternal and Child Health (NCMCH). As the Prime Minister pledged to resolve the funding for comprehensive renovation during his working visit at the healthcare facility exactly one year ago, renovation works are currently underway with progress running at over 60 percent.
MOU to be established with SpaceX
On June 2, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications B.Bolor-Erdene held a virtual meeting with President and COO of SpaceX Gwynne Shotwell.
Exhibition of artifacts discovered from Kharakhorum to be held at Museum Rietberg
On May 31, President of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences D.Regdel received representatives of the Museum Rietberg located in Zürich, Switzerland.
Electronic visas issued to 5,759 foreign nationals this year
On average, 230 thousand citizens visit Mongolia for tourism purposes each year.
Minister L.Enkh-Amgalan receives Cultural Envoy Sachie Matsuozawa
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Education and Science of Mongolia L.Enkh-Amgalan on March 30 received Cultural Envoy of Mongolia Sachie Matsuozawa.
Order of Glorious Mother conferred
On the occasion of the International Children’s Day, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh issued a decree on conferring the Order of Glorious Mother, First and Second Class, on mothers who gave birth to and raised multiple children.
Postage stamp relating to unique findings of Mongolian dinosaurs unveiled
On May 30, the Institute of Paleontology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences hosted the unveiling ceremony for a block of postage stamps issued with the theme, ‘THE UNIQUE FINDINGS OF THE MONGOLIAN DINOSAURS’.
Future of transit transport in Mongolia discussed
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), organized an online workshop, “Future of Transit Transport in Mongolia: Challenges and Opportunities” on May 25.
About 900 Mongolian military personnel serving in UN peacekeeping operations each year
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Mongolian military's participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations, a ceremonial parade took place at the Sukhbaatar square on May 29.
Access to safe and dignified menstruation is a fundamental need and a human right
Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed throughout the world on 28 May. The theme of Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022 is: making menstruation a normal fact of life by 2030. We interviewed UNICEF Representative in Mongolia, Evariste Kouassi-Komlan, about why observing this day and raising menstrual hygiene awareness is important.
Women’s crucial role in achieving interfaith harmony and social well-being
Despite many efforts to progress women equality agenda globally, there is a lot more that yet needs to be done. While promotion of gender equality in business, politics and social sectors often makes the headlines, one area that is rarely considered is equality in the sphere of interfaith work, religious dialogue and in connection with this is the contribution of women to conflict resolution and peacebuilding.
Appropriate measures to be taken to increase speed of passenger flow at airport
On May 26, Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan worked at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport in connection with how the flow of passengers and their luggage significantly slowed down due to three flights landing at the airport back-to-back, causing frustration for citizens.
Mongolia-Czech to jointly implement student exchange program
On May 24, Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic Jan Vytopil.
Foreign Minister participating in WEF
The World Economic Forum, which has been held virtually for 2 years due to the pandemic, is being held in person in Davos, Switzerland on May 22-26.
Government of Mongolia and UN jointly commit to Mongolia’s sustainable development cooperation
On May 20, the Government of Mongolia, represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg and Acting Minister of Economy and Development B.Javkhlan, and the United Nations Country Team in Mongolia, represented by UN Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra signed a flagship document that will strategically guide the UN’s development cooperation with Mongolia over the next five years. The signing ceremony was attended by other dignitaries, including Cabinet members and UN Country Team representatives.