/MONTSAME/. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia B. Batsetseg received
UNICEF Representative in Mongolia Evariste Kouassi-Komlan on December 9.
gratitude to UNICEF for its valuable contribution made to Mongolia’s
socio-economic development goals, especially in the areas of child development and
protection, Minister B. Battsetseg congratulated on the endorsement of the
new Country Program document during the UNICEF Executive Board session. The new
country program will be co-implemented by the Government of Mongolia and UNICEF in 2023-2027.
Representative Evariste Kouassi-Komlan reaffirmed UNICEF’s continued support in
providing technical and financial support to the Government of Mongolia and expressed
that special attention will be paid to ensure projects and programs within the
newly-approved Country Program will be inclusive and accessible for every
also touched on continuing the projects and programs that have been
successfully implemented such as reducing air pollution-related health
complications, improving maternity healthcare, enhancing internet connectivity
in schools, and increasing accessibility of digital learning.
the funding of USD 57.4 million, the new country program will be co-implemented
by the Government of Mongolia and UNICEF in 2023-2027 under the following six
objectives: (1) health, nutrition, and development, (2) education, (3) child
protection, (4) water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and climate change, (5)
social inclusion and evidence and (6) program effectiveness.