Mongolia Receives 899,730 Additional Pfizer Vaccine Doses Donated by the United States through COVAX 

Press Release October 06, 2021 For Immediate Release   Mongolia Receives 899,730 Additional Pfizer Vaccine Doses Donated by the United States through COVAX    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — The United States is delighted to announce that the U.S. donation of 899,730 more Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses has arrived in Mongolia.  These doses were delivered through COVAX and came …

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United States and Mongolia Successfully Conduct Khangai-21 Disaster Response Exercise

Press Release September 27, 2021 For Immediate Release United States and Mongolia Successfully Conduct Khangai-21 Disaster Response Exercise   Arkhangai province, Mongolia — From September 14-23, the Civil Military Support Element of the U.S. Embassy partnered with the National Emergency Management Agency of Mongolia to organize the Khangai-21 Disaster Response Exercise in Arkhangai Province. Working …

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United States Provides Additional $3.7 Million (10.5 Billion MNT) for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Mongolia

For Immediate Release September 9, 2021 United States Provides Additional $3.7 Million (10.5 Billion MNT) for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Mongolia   Today, the United States—through the United States Agency for International Development—announced $3.7 million (10.5 billion MNT) in additional urgent COVID-19 assistance for Mongolia. This assistance will provide life-saving medicine, testing kits, urgent medical …

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Working with Local Partners, the United States Begins Construction on Eighth U.S.-funded Kindergarten

PRESS RELEASE Working with Local Partners, the United States Begins Construction on Eighth U.S.-funded Kindergarten Since 2016, the Civil-Military Support Element of the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia has opened six kindergartens nationwide to promote a safe learning environment for children.    27 August 2021 – The U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, Defense Attaché, and Civil-Military Support Element (CMSE) …

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United States Provides 50 Ventilator Test Lungs for the Treatment of Severely Ill Patients

Press Release September 9, 2021 For Immediate Release United States Provides 50 Ventilator Test Lungs for the Treatment of Severely Ill Patients   Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provided 50 ventilator test lungs for training medical personnel and ventilator calibration to support the Government of …

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Mongolia Receives 188,370 Pfizer Vaccine Doses Donated by the United States through COVAX

Press Release September 8, 2021 For Immediate Release Mongolia Receives 188,370 Pfizer Vaccine Doses Donated by the United States through COVAX   Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — The United States is delighted to announce that the U.S. donation of 188,370 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses has arrived in Mongolia.  These doses were delivered through COVAX and came directly from …

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MCC and Mongolia Break Ground on $93 Million Infrastructure Investment

For Immediate Release   August 20, 2021   Contact: 202-521-3880   Email:  press@mcc.gov     MCC and Mongolia Break Ground on $93 Million Infrastructure Investment   WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 20, 2021) – The Government of Mongolia and the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) broke ground today on a $93 million Advanced Water Purification Plant (AWPP) in Mongolia’s capital city of …

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Alumna of the Month: Sanjaakhand Nansalmaa

Under this month’s theme of partnership, we’re highlighting 2015-2016 Fulbright Student Ms. Sanjaakhand Nansalmaa (Handa) and the Mongolian Association of State Alumni (MASA). Handa holds a Master of Public Administration degree as well as Advanced Diploma in Leadership of International and Non-government Organizations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University …

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READOUT: Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Visit to Mongolia

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT July 25, 2021 Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Visit to Mongolia The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament Zandanshatar, Foreign Minister Battsetseg, and Deputy Foreign Minister Munkhjin during her visit to Ulaanbaatar …

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2021 Trafficking in Persons Report

Mongolia (Tier 2) The Government of Mongolia does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period, considering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its anti-trafficking capacity; therefore Mongolia remained on Tier …

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On Its 30th Anniversary, Peace Corps Mongolia Receives Order of the Polar Star

Ulaanbaatar, June 24, 2021 – Deputy Foreign Minister Munkhjin Batsumber presented the Order of the Polar Star, the highest state honor Mongolia confers to foreign citizens, to Kim Mansaray, Country Director of Peace Corps Mongolia.  Ms. Mansaray is the first Country Director to receive this distinction in Peace Corps Mongolia’s thirty-year history. Through a presidential …

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USAID Workshop Fosters Discussion among Members of Mongolia’s Parliament on Increasing Citizen Engagement

PRESS RELEASE Ulaanbaatar, May 4, 2021  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today organized a discussion with members of Mongolia’s Parliament, or State Great Khural, on ways to increase citizen engagement in the political process.  The event is the latest in a series of workshops on legislative transparency taking place under USAID’s Strengthening …

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Ambassador Klecheski’s Earth Day Op-Ed

We at the United States Embassy in Ulaanbaatar are delighted to be celebrating Earth Day with our friends and partners in Mongolia.  While these days we are all limiting our travel to help contain the spread of COVID-19, I have fond memories of traveling across Mongolia and seeing so many incredible landscapes.  Earth Day is an occasion for all of us to reflect …

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MCC Mongolia Water Compact Starts 5-Year Timeline with Entry Into Force

For Immediate Release April 5, 2021 Contact: 202-521-3880 Email:  press@mcc.gov MCC Mongolia Water Compact Starts 5-Year Timeline with Entry Into Force WASHINGTON, D.C., April 5, 2021 – Today, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. Government agency, and the Government of Mongolia celebrated the launch of the $350 million  Mongolia Water Compact . The partnership between MCC and the …

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U.S. Embassy MCC and Public Affairs Produced a Video Series on the Benefits of the MCC Water Compact. The First is Presented on World Water Day.

On World Water Day, the Embassy of the United States in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) are launching a video series to illustrate the impact of the MCC-MONGOLIA Compact on the quality of water in Ulaanbaatar, which will improve human health, the environment, and sustainable economic growth. Climate change and urbanization, among …

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USAID-Funded Study Examines Improvements to Cashmere Sector in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, March 12, 2021 The U.S. Embassy hosted a discussion on an independent comprehensive study funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Mongolia’s cashmere sector.    While Mongolia accounts for approximately 40 percent of the world’s cashmere production, nearly all of that (94 percent) is exported, in either raw or minimally processed form.  …

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Press Release: U.S. Embassy Civil-Military Support Element Donates PPE for Frontline Workers 

For Immediate Release March 5, 2021 PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Civil-Military Support Element Donates PPE for Frontline Workers On March 5, 2021, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory May and the Civil-Military Support Element (CMSE) handed over a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Rapid Antigen Test Kits to the Deputy Minister of Health Dr. M. Battuvshin.  “As a strategic …

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Alumna of the Month: Munkhmandakh Myagmar

Born and raised in Ulaanbaatar, Munkhmandakh followed her father’s footsteps and started working in journalism over twenty years ago. She has dedicated her decades-long career to promoting independent media and professional journalism through her work at the Press Institute of Mongolia (PIM).    In 2014, Munkhmandakh was selected as one of two Humphrey Fellows from Mongolia …

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PRESS RELEASE: Fulbright Program Celebrates 75th Anniversary in 2021

For Immediate Release February 5, 2021 PRESS RELEASE In 2021, the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international exchange program, the Fulbright Program, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with the theme “Impact: 75 Years of Global Actions, Opportunities, and Connections” with virtual and in-person activities and events worldwide and in Mongolia to showcase the program’s positive …

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Alumnus of the Month: Erdenekhuu Nansalmaa

Born as the youngest of a cattle ranching family in Uvs province, Dr. Erdenekhuu Nansalmaa went on to become the dean of the education policy and management department at the leading medical university in Mongolia, the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS), and later interim director of the National Cancer Center of Mongolia. He …

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Ambassador Klecheski’s Letter to the Mongolian Expeditionary Task Force 11

Embassy of the United States of America 18 January 2021 Lieutenant Colonel Olzbayar Commander, Mongolian Expeditionary Task Force 11 General Staff of Mongolian Armed Forces, Mongolia  To the Officers and Soldiers of Mongolian Expeditionary Task Force (METF) 11: Welcome home and job well done!  I am extremely happy to learn of your safe return after over six months of training and combat operations …

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U.S. Government Provides Additional MNT 8.5 billion to Advance Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth in Mongolia

January 14, 2021 – The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a MNT 8.5 billion ($3.0 million) expansion of the bilateral agreement with the Ministry of Finance of Mongolia to promote good economic governance; reliable, efficient and affordable energy; and sustainable, private sector-led growth in Mongolia. These new funds …

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Press Release: 10th Anniversary of Fulbright Student Program funded by the Government of Mongolia

For Immediate Release December 15, 2020  PRESS RELEASE 10th Anniversary of Fulbright Student Program funded by the Government of Mongolia    The Embassy of the United States in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Mongolia Ministry of Education and Science are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the agreement establishing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program funded by the Government of Mongolia.  The Fulbright Program creates connections …

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Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Fulbright Student Program funded by the Government of Mongolia

The Embassy of the United States in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Ministry of Education and Science are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the agreement establishing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program funded by the Government of Mongolia.  The Fulbright Program creates connections in a complex and changing world. Led by the United States government in partnership …

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U.S.-Mongolia CPC Partnership Launched

For Immediate Release U.S.-Mongolia CPC Partnership Launched on October 27, 2020   In an October 27 ceremony, senior U.S. and Mongolian officials jointly launched the U.S.-Mongolia Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, which was signed in Ulaanbaatar on April 2, 2020.  Implementation of this historic partnership will strengthen the efforts of the Mongolian government and civil …

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Annual Bilateral Consultation with Mongolia

For Immediate Release September 14, 2020 MEDIA NOTE Annual Bilateral Consultation with Mongolia   U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for East Asia and Pacific Affairs David R. Stilwell and Mongolia State Secretary Ankhbayar led the 2020 Annual Bilateral Consultation (ABC) on September 14.  This meeting represents the first ABC since the announcement of the …

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Call for Proposals: Mongolia Water Compact Public Outreach Program

The U.S. Embassy in Mongolia invites your organization to submit a cooperative agreement proposal not to exceed $20,000.  To apply for consideration for these funds, please submit a proposal, using the format and application materials described below, outlining the activities that your organization would conduct in order to meet the program objectives below. The due …

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2020 Trafficking in Persons Report

Mongolia (Tier 2) The Government of Mongolia does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore Mongolia remained on Tier 2. These efforts included convicting significantly more traffickers and identifying more …

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WEBSITE OF THE MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE ACCOUNT – MONGOLIA LAUNCHED

Millennium Challenge Account – Mongolia Communications Team E-mail: press@mca-mongolia.gov.mn Tel: +976 77111710 (ext: 571, 572) 22th of April, 2020 WEBSITE OF THE MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE ACCOUNT – MONGOLIA LAUNCHED [ http://mca-mongolia.gov.mn/ ] Ulaanbaatar, April 22, 2020 – “Millennium Challenge Account – Mongolia” launched its official website on April 20, 2020 [ http://mca-mongolia.gov.mn/ ].  Millennium Challenge Account – Mongolia (MCA …

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U.S.-Mongolia Sign Formal Child Protection Compact Partnership

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, April 2, 2020 – U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Michael Klecheski and Senior Mongolian Officials, including Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Nyamdorj Ts., Minister of Labor and Social Protection Chinzorig S., and Prosecutor General Jargalsaikhan B., today signed a historic partnership to combat child sex trafficking and forced child labor in Mongolia.  Implementation …

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New U.S.-Mongolia Partnership to Expand Access of Local Businesses to Financial Services

Press Release March 05, 2020 – The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), today formally launched a five-year, MNT 41.3 billion ($15 million) Business Excellence for Sustainability and Transparency (BEST) project to help grow and diversify Mongolia’s economy by increasing lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and improving economic …

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Press Release: American Film Showcase 2019

Press Release 2019.11.15 Point of Contact:         B. Batgerel, Mongolian Film Institute B. Erdenetsetseg, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar Phone:                         8808-6048, 9905-0750, 7007-6045 Email:                          batgerel@mfi.mn ; paspress@usembassy.mn Address:                      U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar, …

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Millennium Challenge Corporation Officials visit Mongolia

Press Release November 13, 2019 Millennium Challenge Corporation Officials visit Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, November 13, 2019 – A delegation from the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) led by Vice President of Compact Operations Anthony Welcher, visited Mongolia from November 10 to November 13, 2019 to observe the progress of the Mongolia Water Compact. During the visit, …

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A MONGOLIAN DELEGATION TOURS THE ADVANCED WATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN THE USA

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia, August 27, 2019 – A Mongolian delegation headed by Deputy Minister for Construction and Urban Development of Mongolia, Munkhbaatar Begjzav, visited with U.S. experts from August 3 to August 19, within the framework of Downstream Wells Activity project, a key component of $350 million MCC Mongolia Water Compact. The Compact aims to increase …

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U.S.-Mongolia High-Level Meetings Mark Start of Child Protection Compact Partnership Negotiations

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, August 30, 2019 – Top officials from the United States and Mongolia held a series of meetings this week to negotiate the terms of a Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, a multi-year plan to address child sex trafficking and forced child labor in Mongolia. If developed jointly by the two governments over the …

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper’s First International Trip Includes Mongolia

U.S. Embassy, Ulaanbaatar Public Affairs Section paspress@usembassy.mn , 7007-6249 August 8, 2019 For Immediate Release U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper paid an official visit to Mongolia on August 7 – 8, 2019.  His visit to Mongolia was part of his first international trip since being sworn in as the Secretary of Defense on …

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MEDIA NOTE: Declaration on the Strategic Partnership between the United States of America and Mongolia

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Official For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE July 31, 2019 Declaration on the Strategic Partnership between the United States of America and Mongolia   The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Mongolia on the occasion of the …

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Accepting Proposals from Interested Implementing Partners for Next Level American Hip Hop Program

The Next Level American Hip Hop Program is Coming to Mongolia From September 16 – 28, 2019! The U.S. Embassy is Accepting Proposals from Interested Implementing Partners – deadline July 14, 2019.  As part of the “2019 U.S. – Mongolia Year of Youth” outreach campaign, Next Level – an international hip hop musical and cultural …

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Press Release: U.S.-Mongolia Consultations Advance Bilateral Relations

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 29, 2019 On Friday, April 26, 2019, representatives of the United States and Mongolia met for the 13th Annual Bilateral Consultations at the Department of State in Washington, DC.  This year’s consultations were the first held under the auspices of the U.S.-Mongolia Expanded Comprehensive Partnership, announced …

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MEDIA NOTE: U.S. and Mongolia Hold Bilateral Consular Engagement

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE April 25, 2019 U.S. and Mongolia Hold Bilateral Consular Engagement Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services Edward Ramotowski hosted a bilateral consular discussion with the Government of Mongolia, represented by State Secretary D. Davaasuren and Director General of the Department of Consular …

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Joint Statement of the United States-Mongolia Trade and Investment Council

04/24/2019 Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States-Mongolia Trade and Investment Council, established pursuant to the 2004 United States-Mongolia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), convened in Washington, D.C., to discuss opportunities for promoting and expanding bilateral trade and investment. The meeting was co-chaired by Terrence J. McCartin, Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, and Damdinsuren Davaasuren, State …

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PRESOLICITATION NOTICE

THIS IS A PRESOLICITATION NOTICE ONLY FOR DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION (DB) SERVICES, MONGOLIA. OFFERS OR PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS NOTICE. This solicitation will be for Design and construction companies. Any resulting contract will be firm-fixed priced. The US Embassy in Ulaanbaatar hereby invites interested and legally eligible engineering, design and construction companies …

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Establishing a “Habit of Environmental Security Dialogue”

Prepared by Justin Pummell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (21 September 2018) – For eight years, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) has held the Pacific Environmental Security Forum (PESF), a capstone event designed to increase environmental stewardship obligations within militaries and increase environmental security cooperation.  This year, the event was held in Northeast …

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