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Strengthening Youth in Mongolia’s Decision-Making

26.04.2018 — Article Mongolia
Across the Mongolian steppe, winds of political change are blowing. After decades of governance by generations who endured communism and its collapse, a new wave is stepping up. 27 year-old Ichinkhorol Tumur-Ochir from Gobi-Altai province helped shape her town’s youth policy in a workshop supported by UNDP and SDC. She shares what could be done to raise Mongolia’s young voices further.

Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis visits Mongolia

05.04.2018 — Media release Mongolia
The head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, is travelling to China and Mongolia this week for his first official visit outside Europe.

Migration: Ignazio Cassis signs readmission agreement with Mongolia

05.04.2018 — Media release EDA
Switzerland and Mongolia signed two agreements on Thursday following a meeting between Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis and Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar in Ulaanbaatar. Both ministers confirmed the excellent relations between the two countries at the meeting. By signing the readmission agreement, Mongolia has pledged to take back any of its citizens living in Switzerland without a permit. The second agreement will exempt Swiss and Mongolian diplomats from the visa requirement in both countries.

Culture project fosters cultural diversity in Mongolia

13.02.2018 — Local news Mongolia
The SDC call for Culture Project Proposals was successfully completed by 25 March. We received over 60 proposals. As announced, only the short-listed ones have been contacted by our office. We would like to thank all participants for your interests in the culture projects. We look forward to future opportunities for collaboration!

Switzerland launches a new Cooperation Strategy for Mongolia 2018-2021


25.01.2018 — Media release Mongolia
On 25 January 2018, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) presented its new Cooperation Strategy which will guide Switzerland’s engagement in Mongolia for the next four years. For this, SDC earmarked a total of CHF 51.5 million, with an annual average expenditure of 12-13 million.

Improving Energy Efficiency in Ulaanbaatar’s Schools and Kindergartens

16.01.2018 — Media release Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar. 01/01/2018 -- The launch of the second phase of the Public Investment in Energy Efficiency Project (PIE2) was held on January 8. PIE2 will introduce and apply effective public investment management procedures for retrofitting of 20-25 schools and kindergartens in Ulaanbaatar city.

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