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Mongolia is in top ten countries that produces the most plastic waste per person says, market researcher
October 7, 2022 Press releases

Mongolia is in top ten countries that produces the most plastic waste per person says, market researcher

Mongolia is one of the 10 top countries that produces the most plastic waste per capita. Each person on average generates 137,58 kg of plastic waste per year according to new market research on recycled plastic products in Mongolia. Caritas Czech Republic Mongolia published the first of its kind market study to support the recycling industry to deliver new recycled products to the community and industry. 

8100 kg garbage cleaned off of river Selbe on World Clean Up Day
October 6, 2022 Press releases

8100 kg garbage cleaned off of river Selbe on World Clean Up Day

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – For the annual World Clean-Up Day on the 17 September, with the power of youth, 8100 kg of garbages along the 8km (more than 4km on both side) of the Selbe river bank were removed.

B. Baldangombo from Mongolia is starting a shared workshop. It gives young people an opportunity to earn a living
September 12, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

B. Baldangombo from Mongolia is starting a shared workshop. It gives young people an opportunity to earn a living

Mongolia is a country of young people, they make up more than a third of the local population. Unfortunately, they often face unemployment. Caritas Czech Republic, therefore, helps young Mongolians with their personal development and advises them on how to plan and build a career. That is why we supported B. Baldangombo and five other entrepreneurs who give young Mongolians a chance to earn living.

“In reality, we need to be focusing on reducing and reusing,” says Pierre Guerber
September 7, 2022 Interviews

“In reality, we need to be focusing on reducing and reusing,” says Pierre Guerber

Pierre Guerber is committed to the global fight for social and environmental justice, with a primary focus over the past several years on waste-related issues. He has co-founded with Nara (Narantuya Gursed), the NGO EcoSoum in her hometown in Mongolia. EcoSoum is one of the partners of Caritas Czech Republic working on Sustainable Plastic Waste Management along with other project partners. In this interview, he explains what they are doing to solve waste-related problems in the local community and shares practical issues that they have encountered. 

 It is important to strengthen youth-friendly democracy
August 25, 2022 Press releases

It is important to strengthen youth-friendly democracy

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – The 8th Annual Civil Society Forum has been conducted successfully. This year`s forum was organized on the 19th of August under the “All for YOUth, YOUth for all” project co-funded by the European Union.