Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. The international day of ‘Clean Air
for Blue Skies’ is celebrated every year on September 7.

In the lead up to this day, UNICEF Representative to
Mongolia, Evariste Kouassi-Komlan met with the Minister of Environment and
Tourism, B. Bat-Erdene, to discuss work progress on reducing air pollution and
strengthening air quality monitoring. UNICEF Representative handed over
low-cost air quality monitoring devices to be installed in kindergartens in
Songinokhairkhan and Bayanzurkh districts.

UNICEF Mongolia, in collaboration with MET and NAMEM, implements
various projects related to air pollution mitigation as installing indoor air
quality monitoring devices in kindergartens, developing air pollution
prediction models, measuring particulate matter (PM) 2.5, installing CHIP
(cooking, heating, and insulation products) in gers, and making green loans


Source: UNICEF Mongolia