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Micro Projects-Pitch day
October 24, 2019 News

Micro Projects-Pitch day

Caritas Czech Republic and The Asia Foundation invited young people, innovators and influencers in their community aged between 18 and 30 to participate in a call for micro project proposals on 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle). The first round of the competition was completed on 13 September. The second round was held on the 21st of October and the participants from the first round, who did not get funding, and projects from rural areas were invited to present their ideas.  

Open day event by the Government of Mongolia
October 24, 2019 News

Open day event by the Government of Mongolia

The Government of Mongolia organised an “Open Day” event in which the respective Ministries introduced their project to the public on September 16-27, 2019 on the Sukhbaatar Square. Big investments and developments in Government Action Plan 2016-2020 have been presented with news and information provided to the citizens. It allowed the Government to have direct communication with the citizens by acquiring feedbacks and comments on the ongoing project and activities.

Builders’ day
October 24, 2019 News

Builders’ day

Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Mongolia joined in Builders’ Day, which was organized on the occasion of the 93rd anniversary of the establishment of the construction sector in Mongolia on the 6th of September in order to introduce the project to the relevant parties and promote the activities accomplished under the project on improving Construction and demolition waste (CDW) management in Mongolia. The project team displayed project outputs including study books, reports, handouts, brochures and samples of CDW-based product.

Barilga Expo - 2019
October 24, 2019 News

Barilga Expo - 2019

Under the waste management project, Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Mongolia has successfully participated and presented the project in one of the biggest annual fairs “Barilga Expo-2019” between 6 and 8 September, 2019. Expo was divided into 3 different themes: the Sponsors, Apartment buildings, and Construction material producers.

Decision Makers’ Seminar: Seeking Solutions on Waste Management
October 16, 2019 News

Decision Makers’ Seminar: Seeking Solutions on Waste Management

Under the project ‘Improving resource-efficiency and cleaner production in the Mongolian construction sector through materials recovery’ implemented thanks to the support of the European Union and Czech Development Agency, Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Mongolia has organized yet another activity, namely a decision makers’ seminar.

Equipment Installation Ceremony at MUST
October 16, 2019 News

Equipment Installation Ceremony at MUST

The opening ceremony of equipment installation and renovated construction materials laboratory took place on the 30th of May 2019 at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST). The new equipment and laboratory renovation have been financed from the project ‘Improving resource-efficiency and cleaner production in the Mongolian construction sector through materials recovery’ implemented with the support of the European Union and Czech Development Agency. The ceremony was opened by Prof. Ochirbat, President of MUST, Ms Ninjgarav,  Director of the School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ms Jana Zilkova, Head of Mission of Caritas Czech Republic and Mr Pierre-Yves Lucas, EU Cooperation Team Leader of the EU Delegation in Mongolia.

Working Group Meetings: Development of Legal Framework on Waste Management in Mongolia
October 15, 2019 News

Working Group Meetings: Development of Legal Framework on Waste Management in Mongolia

In the first months of 2019, Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Mongolia established a Working Group (WG) in order to develop, improve and eventually approve regulations on construction and demolition waste management. The WG was established under the project ‘Improving resource-efficient and cleaner production in the Mongolian construction sector through materials recovery’, which supports sustainable consumption and production in Mongolia and efficiency in the construction sector.

“Waste from Construction and Demolition Activities and How to Use It in Practice” Training for SMEs
August 27, 2019 News

“Waste from Construction and Demolition Activities and How to Use It in Practice” Training for SMEs

Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Mongolia has successfully organized a number of training sessions for around 200 SMEs in the construction sector in order to introduce international practices in construction and demolition waste (CDW) management

EU day Mongolia took place
July 30, 2019 News

EU day Mongolia took place

On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and European Union, the Delegation of the European Union to Mongolia hosted the EU day Mongolia on May 26 at the Sukhbaatar square. The event provided the public with an opportunity to get to know the EU member states through their tradition and culture, receive detailed information and advice on studying and travelling in the countries and getting Schengen visa, visit a trade fair of EU countries' entities, as well as to enjoy the countries’ cuisine and art performances. Moreover, during the event, information was given on over 20 EU-funded projects being implemented in Mongolia. 

Fair on Technology Exhibition during National Forum on Waste Management
July 30, 2019 News

Fair on Technology Exhibition during National Forum on Waste Management

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism organized the National Forum on waste management under the theme “Transition and solutions to waste-free economy” on May 7, 2019 in the Blue sky tower. The main objective of this event was to address the current issues facing the waste management in Mongolia, possible solutions and further plans. During the forum, organizers organized a fair in which Caritas Czech Republic in Mongolia (CCR) and the project had an opportunity to showcase the results and outputs of the project. There are representatives of relevant ministries, private entities such as recycling companies, NGOs and local municipal authorities participated the fair as well.