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Reimagine Mongolia – Papier-mâché Arts Impact Project


27.06.2017 — Article Mongolia

Some creative women from the marginal districts of Ulaanbaatar reimagined the use of the traditional eco-friendly art of papier-mâché to address two key issues in Mongolia: to allow unemployed women to learn new skills with a potential for income generation, and to boost paper recycling through the use of this traditional art.

Revised regulation improves conducive environment for artisanal and small-scale miners


19.06.2017 — Media release Mongolia

On May 24, 2017, the Government of Mongolia passed the resolution No.151 to approve revised regulations on Mineral extraction of artisanal and small-scale mining. This is a result of the partnership between the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry (MMHI) and the Sustainable Artisanal Mining (SAM) project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and other stakeholders in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector.

SDC strengthens support for Mongolia’s livestock sector

21.03.2017 — Media release Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 21.03.2017 -- Positive results from the Green Gold and Animal Health projects have prompted the SDC to launch a new consolidation project that will scale up and further institutionalise support for sustainable rangeland management in Mongolia.

World Bank and SDC Support Civic Engagement to Improve Social Services


16.03.2017 — Media release Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, 6 February, 2017 – A joint World Bank and SDC project recently brought together a wide range of stakeholders to discuss solutions for the most pressing issues in health and education facing people living in three Ulaanbaatar districts, including increased outbreaks of communicable diseases and limited access to education services.

From college drop-out to successful businessman


12.03.2017 — Article Mongolia

In his early 20s, Ya. Chagnaadorj found himself at a crossroads in life. Unable to afford college tuition fees, he was forced to leave his accountancy studies, only to find himself unemployed and with little idea of what to do with the rest of his life.

Draft law bolsters the legislative empowerment of Mongolian citizens

15.12.2016 — Article Mongolia

A draft Law on the Implementation of Citizens’ Political Rights that will enable citizens to take part in State affairs is currently being developed in Mongolia. Journalist Enerel interviewed Mrs D. Sunjid, Coordinator of the Civic Engagement Project implemented by the Office of the President within SDC’s Governance and Decentralisation Programme, and Ms. H. Nomingerel, a member of the working group tasked with elaborating the law.

Public and private sector partnership in vocational education


13.12.2016 — Local news Mongolia

Mongolia is one of the world’s richest countries in raw materials, entailing a huge potential of wealth and economic growth. To live up to its potential, Mongolia is in high demand for skilled workers, particularly in technical trades.

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