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Nationwide Polio Supplementary Immunization Campaign kicks off with support of UNICEF
01 October 2010, Ulaanbaatar-A total of 198,005 children in Mongolia aged 5 months to 5 years old will be immunized against polio during a special National Supplementary Immunization Campaign, which commences today with the support of UNICEF.

28 September 2010, Ulaanbaatar – As the efforts for final steps in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is being widely deliberated globally, as well as here in Mongolia, a new UNICEF study.

Ulaanbaatar, 9 August 2010-UNICEF today provided ger kindergartens and schools, including furniture and toys to the Ministry of Education to boost outreach to and access of the children living in rural disadvantaged communities.

UN launches appeal to address the humanitarian impact of the Mongolian Dzud
12 May 2010, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - the United Nations team in Mongolia today launched a consolidated appeal for USD18,150,794 to address the immediate and early recovery needs of nearly 800,000 people affected by the dzud

Outreach social services for children and women in dzud-affected provinces receive a further boost from UNICEF
28 April, Ulaanbaatar – UNICEF today handed over three vehicles to directly support dzud relief efforts in the aimags of Khovd, Uvs and Bayan-Ulgii.

UNICEF airlifts emergency supplies for school children in Mongolia
2 March 2010, Ulaanbaatar -- Urgently needed supplies to assist nearly 4,000 school-age children in the hardest hit areas of the dzud winter emergency in Mongolia were airlifted over the weekend in a joint effort by UNICEF and the Government of Mongolia.

Severe winter ‘Dzud’ pushes most of Mongolia to disaster status
Ulaanbaatar, 12 February 2010 – Weeks of freezing temperatures and heavy snows have left more than half of Mongolia’s 21 provinces in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.

Successful academic performance by a child hinges on the parent’s skill to prepare the child for school
Ulaanbaatar, 20 January 2010 – The knowledge and experience of parents and other members of the family are critical in supporting early-childhood development.This toolkit contains tips that will help family members support physical, cognitive and socio-em

UNICEF reaches into vulnerable peri-urban households to help stem the spread of the H1N1 virus
November 20, Ulaanbaatar – Women and children living in peri-urban areas, with limited or no access to running water or sanitation, will receive family size bottles of hand sanitizing gel and prevention messages as a result of an initiative by UNICEF.

UNICEF’s State of The World’s Children report commemorates 20 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Ulaanbaatar, 20 November 2009 – A special edition issue of UNICEF's flagship The State of the World's Children report, tracking the impact of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the challenges that remain, was released today

UN Expert on the right to education concludes visit to Mongolia
ULAANBAATAR – “Mongolia has achieved significant results in providing access to education in such a vast territory with so little population density and has maintained gross enrolment rates of more than 93% at the primary and 95% at the secondary level”

Ulaanbaatar, September 4, 2009- Ensuring that all children have the best possible start in life, including benefiting from early stimulation and school readiness, is a key goal in UNICEF’s support to the Government of Mongolia.

UNICEF hands out aid to flood-hit children
July 31, 2009.Ulaanbaatar - Ulaanbaatar-based specialized UN agencies have been supporting the Government of Mongolia in providing humanitarian aids to the people hit by the recent floods occurred in Mongolia.

22 April, 2009, Ulaanbaatar - Knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers play a vital role in supporting their children’s growth and development.

The International Children's Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) has been moved to 1 March 2009
Ulaanbaatar, 31 October 2008- The date for the International Children's Day of Broadcasting has been moved to 1 March 2009. The theme will be "Unite for Children - Tune in to Kids."

UNICEF: Extreme Risks for Pregnant Women and Newborn Babies in Developing Countries
Ulaanbaatar, 17 February 2009 - Women in the world’s least developed countries are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications than women in developed countries, according to UNICEF’s latest flagship publication

S. Munkhjin: “I was proud to represent the children and youth of Mongolia at Junior 8 Summit in Japan”
Thirty nine young people from Group of 8 (G8) industrialized nations and from the developing world met with the G8 leaders and presented their recommendations as the result of the Junior 8 (J8) Summit, held from 1-10 July in Chitose City, Hokkaido, Japan.

New Central Vaccine Storage of Mongolia to open with support of UNICEF
UNICEF supports the National Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI) to strengthen immunization services in Mongolia and to reduce vaccine preventable diseases in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and WHO.

UNICEF provides technical assistance in preventing trafficking
11 June 2008, Ulaanbaatar – Every day thousands of Mongolians and foreigners cross Mongolian border.

Lack of sanitation is one of the single biggest challenges facing the world today. Every year, diarrhea resulting from unsafe water, poor sanitation, and hygiene kills more than 1.6 million children under the age of five globally.

Launch of the International Year of Sanitation in Mongolia
On March 20, the Government of Mongolia launched the International Year of Sanitation.

Integrated Health Strategies Can Save Children’s Lives, says UNICEF Flagship, State of the World’s Children Report 2008
2008-01-22: Strategies that can help reduce the number of children who die before their fifth birthday were highlighted today

National Consultative Meeting on the National Policy on Child and Youth Participation
2006-3-29: The Government of Mongolia demonstrated its commitment to child and youth participation on March 29th, 2006, in Government House, when it held a National Consultative Meeting on Children and Young People’s Participation

The launch of the National Plan of Action on Trafficking and Protection of children and women from commercial sexual exploitation
2006-3-29: The launching ceremony of the “National Plan of Action on Trafficking and Protection of children and women from commercial sexual exploitation” was held on 29 March 2006 in Ulaanbaatar.

Launch of the State of the World's Children 2006 Report
2005-12-14: The State of the World’s Children 2006 (SOWC) Report was launched in Ulaanbaatar on 14 December 2005 by Mr. Chuluun Ulaan, the Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia.

Mongolian President meets with children on the International Children's Day of Broadcasting
2005-12-12: In Mongolia, in celebration of this day, it has become a tradition for children to meet with the President.

National Summit on the Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
2005-11-17: More than 1,000 participants, including over 200 children, considered the recommendations and observations made by the UN CRC Committee, in response to the Mongolian Government’s second report under the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Government and UNICEF Take Stock of Their Collaboration at the Mid-Point
2005-04-28: The third Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Mongolia – UNICEF covers the period from 2002 to 2006, which aims at the survival, protection and development of children and women.

Mongolia adopts a National Policy on IECD- the second country in the East Asia and Pacific Region
2005-4-26: The National policy on Integrated Early Childhood Development was adopted on 13 April 2005 by a Government resolution.

New growth chart scaled up nationwide
2005-4-07: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – The World Health Day on 7 April 2005 was also marked in Mongolia with the passing of a health Ministerial order for a nationwide scaling up of the new growth chart.

Mongolia celebrates World Health Day and launches “Maternal Mortality Reduction Strategy” and a new Child Growth Monitoring and Development Chart
2005-4-07: The Ministry of Health of Mongolia launched the Government’s second Maternal Mortality Reduction Strategy on 7 April 2005.

Mongolian child addressed the UNICEF Executive Board in New York
2004-6-11: In the true spirit of new democracy, children themselves selected one of their colleagues to represent them in New York.

National Summit on Children sets agenda together with children for future actions for children
2004-5-28: “Listen to children and encourage their participation” was the key issue tabled at the National Summit on Children which began today, May 27 at the Government House in Ulaanbaatar.

Courtesy Call on the President of Mongolia
2004-05-27: Mr. Kul Gautam, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF paid a courtesy call on the President of Mongolia HE Natsag Bagabandi

Mongolian Children’s Forum opens with energy and hope
2004-05-26: More than 100 children from all over the country gathered today at Mongolian Children’s Palace for the Children’s Forum with hopes and dreams for bright future.



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