Mongolia expands cooperation with Nature Conservancy
Mongolian President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa met Jennifer Morris, Chief Executive Officer of the Nature Conservancy during the high-level Conference on Climate Change – COP 28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from November 30 - to December 12, 2023, MONTSAME reports.
President U. Khurelsukh expressed satisfaction with the Nature Conservancy on close cooperation with Mongolian public and private organizations on active work in ecology, quality evaluation of desert and steppe ecological regions and research to determine the areas that need protection, implementation of projects and programs, providing professional advice and assistance.
Ms. Jennifer Morris expressed support for the Mongolian President's environmental policies and political leadership and expressed interest in expanding the scope of cooperation between the two countries.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working in 74 countries around the world to combat climate change, protect lands and waters, ensure sustainable food and water consumption, and build healthy cities.
The Nature Conservancy began working in Mongolia in 2008 with the goal of protecting 30 percent of the grasslands by 2030. It cooperates with state, private, and civil society organizations to fulfill these goals.