PAGE 2014 National Workshop to Advance Green Economy in Mongolia

Type:

Workshop

Date:

15 May - 16 May 2014

Duration of event:

2 days

Location:

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Programme area:

Environment, Environmental Governance and Law, Public Finance and Trade

Fee:

N.A.

Event focal point email:

Other events details:

Private – by invitation   Face-to-Face    English Other Mongolian   open to register/apply

Private events - by invitation only are reserved for a pre-determined group of participants.


Background

Following a request from Mongolian President for support from the Partnership for Action for Green Economy (PAGE) – a UN inter-agency mechanism to help interested countries embark on green economy pathways - Mongolia became the first country to receive PAGE assistance. The aim of the PAGE initiative is to support Mongolia in further refining and implementing its Green Development Strategy (GDS). PAGE founding members - ILO, UNEP, UNIDO and UNITAR, - work jointly with UNDP in Mongolia and with in cooperation with support of the UN Resident Coordinator, in supporting a series of activities to advance Mongolia’s Green Development Strategy. The 2014 PAGE Implementation Workshop is taking place in Mongolia in May 2014. The interactions will provide an opportunity to take stock of action implemented since the PAGE inception week in November 2013 and to conclude the development of TORs for priority work stream during the second half of 2014.

Event Objectives

Workshop Objectives

  • Take stock of policy developments in Mongolia to advance green development
  • Analyse key outcomes of the stocktaking and green jobs mapping report
  • Review progress made of PAGE implementation in Mongolia
  • Develop strategic objectives and anticipated results of PAGE in Mongolia
  • Agree on action for initial PAGE priority work streams
  • Mobilize commitment and partnerships for implementation