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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.

Experience exchange program in Prague, Czech Republic
July 30, 2019 News

Experience exchange program in Prague, Czech Republic

The members of working group to develop “code on processing construction waste” have participated the “Experience exchange program” on 1st -5th of April in Prague, Czech Republic in order to learn from the best experience of Waste management in Czech Republic within the project “Supporting efficiency and clean production of construction sector in Mongolia”. During the 5 days experience exchange program, the total 14 members of working group visited state and private organization and recycling plants for glass, plastic, construction waste, natural waste and so on.a location where construction waste is gathered.

Youth Voices summit 2019: 3R subsidiary forum
July 30, 2019 News

Youth Voices summit 2019: 3R subsidiary forum

Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) in Mongolia has co-organized Youth Voices summit 2019 on 15th -16th of June, 2019 in the Blue sky tower under the “Improving resource-efficiency and cleaner production in the Mongolian construction sector through materials recovery” project. The Youth Voices summit consisted of few paneled discussions and side events. The CCR was mainly responsible for the 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) side event: “3R in Mongolia - Waste to Wealth” in order to increase public awareness about 3R, recycling sector and opportunities to reduce and reuse them, and to promote the Waste management project to the youth.