Environment Ministry to cooperate with NGOs

2017-01-12 14:54:04

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On January 12, D.Oyunkhorol, Minister of Environment and Tourism and S.Erdene, Head of Mongolian Environment Civil Counsel signed a memorandum of cooperation in 2017-2018.

The Mongolian Environment Civil Counsel is an umbrella organization that unites over 1400 NGOs engaged in environmental protection, rehabilitation and environmental training and research.  

After signing the memorandum, Minister D.Oyunkhorol highlighted that as a result of the bilateral cooperation, NGOs are becoming more specialized, diversified and empowered. Those NGOs are significant for improving the public knowledge on environment, creating eco-friendly attitude and skills, enabiling the public to become active participant in decision-making process toward the local development.

In turn, S.Erdene said that the Mongolian environment confronts many types of challenges. She confirmed that the Mongolian Environment Civil Counsel is ready to promote activities and state policy documents. "We are confident that the bilateral cooperation will solve environmental issues".