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"Mongolia and EU both parties to the Paris agreement on Climate Change. Mongolia is heavily affected by the impacts of climate change and its per-capita greenhouse gas emissions are also very high. These projects have the aim to promote resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all. Its implementation helps to achieve overall development plans, reduce future economic, environmental and social costs, strengthen economic competitiveness and reduce poverty." The Ambassador of the European Union Train Hristea remarked.
Implemented by AVSF, Sustainable Textile Production and EcoLabelling in Mongolia (STeP EcoLab Mongolia) aims to contribute to establish a more sustainable textile supply chain within the industry and support current efforts of the Government of Mongolia in adding value and ensure sounds pasture management practices in country, specifically for cashmere, yak and camel fiber. The project will strive to (i) consolidating and replicating sustainable and certified raw materials sourcing options (ii) supporting and developing a conductive environment for textile processing companies , including linkages to the banking sector, support to the policy maker and development of code of practices(iii) raising customers` and consumers` awareness and link to market opportunities in Europe.
Implemented from 2018 to 2019 by PIN, Right to Breath (R2B) project will contribute to a strong domestic accountability system and CSOs engagement in guaranteeing transparency alongside parliament, audit institutions and media on adequate information systems, enhanced transparency and accountability on air pollution data and actions in Ulaanbaatar city and Arkhangai aimag. The R2B project will contribute to strengthening access to information, awareness, situational monitoring and corresponding actions addressing in urban Mongolia.
Implemented by GERES from 2018 to 2021, Switch Off Air Pollution (SOAP) aims to reduce coal consumption from Ulaanbaatar’s Ger area through coordinated action in the field of energy efficiency in housing construction and renovation. It will be accomplished through raising awareness, energy advisory and financial intermediation to households, supporting Ger area Energy Efficiency market by providing technical training and marketing support for MSMEs, and local construction supply chain.
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