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Young journalists promote democratic values in Mongolia

02.10.2018 — Local news Mongolia
With journalists playing a vital role in a robust democracy, it is important they are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to report accurately and insightfully on governance issues and Mongolia’s democratisation reforms, particularly in the sphere of citizens’ participation.



New career studies degree bridges the urban educational divide

18.09.2018 — Local news Mongolia
The introduction last year of a Master of Arts in Career Studies degree to the National University of Mongolia curriculum as part of the Vocational Skills Development (VSD II) Project is boosting the professional skills of career counsellors in Mongolia.


Good governance in the spotlight at regional conference

11.09.2018 — Local news Mongolia
The “Strengthening Good Governance in Asian Countries” conference from September 4-6, co-organised by the Cabinet Secretariat of Government of Mongolia and the Local Governance Initiative and Network (LOGIN), provided a platform for participants to discuss a range of governance issues, including civil involvement and social responsibility, citizens' monitoring of election processes, women’s participation in politics, and capacity building.


Swiss Scholarships Offer for 2019/2020

10.09.2018 — Local news Mongolia
The Swiss Confederation offers talented and interested young scientists and researchers a number of scholarships for 2019/2020. The scholarships are intended primarily for young post-graduate scientists who would like to go to Switzerland to carry out research


Kerala visit paves way for improved public service delivery in UB City

22.08.2018 — Local news Mongolia
Representatives from the Municipality of Ulaanbaatar (MUB) travelled to the Indian state of Kerala in April 2018 within the scope of Urban Governance Project to learn from the experiences of Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) in establishing and running a capacity development system for local governments.


"Mongol Yak" Festival has been included in the National Tourism Programme

01.08.2018 — Local news Mongolia
The “Mongol Yak” Festival initiated by the Green Gold Animal Health Project of SDC five years ago is included in the National Tourism Programme. The festival, which aims to promote yak products and community based local tourism to increase income of yak herders is to be included in the programme of Mongolian tour operators starting from 2019.



Swiss-Mongolian cooperation strengthens government’s evaluation capacity

16.07.2018 — Local news Mongolia
Continuing to build on the success of Swiss-Mongolian cooperation, Mongolian government and Swiss Parliamentary Services representatives gathered together in June 2018 for a week-long workshop aimed at strengthening the evaluation capacities of the national Parliament Secretariat.


Young artist and photographer B. Namuun received the Swiss Ambassador’s award

10.07.2018 — Local news Mongolia
In order to foster the cultural exchanges between Switzerland and Mongolia and to support the emerging artists of Mongolia, the Ambassador of Switzerland in China – also accredited in Mongolia – creates a Prize of the Ambassador of Switzerland in Mongolia. This prize will contribute to encourage Mongolian artists to open themselves to other countries, other cultures and other artists.The competition attracted 22 Mongolian artists, including young artist and photographer B.Namuun, who won the award. She was awarded a three-months scholarship at the Geneva University of Art and Design in Switzerland.


Mongolia has hosted the 8th Annual Meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock

25.06.2018 — Local news Mongolia
Government officials, industry representatives and livestock producers gathered in Ulaanbaatar in June to address the sustainability of the livestock sector given the dynamics and uncertainties of a rapidly changing environment. The 8th Annual Meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) from June 11-15, was themed “Towards Sustainable Livestock, Livestock on the Move” and focused on four key themes: Food and nutrition security; livelihoods and growth; health and animal welfare; and climate and natural resource use.


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