Foreign Minister participates in Ministerial Meeting of Freedom Online Coalition

2021-12-07 10:13:37

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Foreign Minister Mrs B. Battsetseg virtually participated in the 10th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting of the Freedom Online Coalition held on December 3, 2021. In her remarks, the Foreign Minister stated that Mongolia, as a founding member of the Coalition, is proud to be working closely with the Member States to bring to the global stage new visions and commitments and doing the hard work to protect and advance Internet freedom over the past 10 years and highlighted the importance of redoubling the efforts to effectively respond to the multiple challenges, caused mainly by the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

She also informed that in order to develop e-Mongolia system, the Parliament of Mongolia approved a decision to establish the Ministry of Digital Development and the E-Mongolia Academy.

The conference adopted Helsinki Declaration for open and accessible internet and human rights-based digitalization. The next chair of the Coalition will be Canada.