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Mongolia: Moving Gender Equality Forward through Civil Society Engagement

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52314-001 Status: Approved

Gender inequality is a significant constraint to economic growth and poverty reduction. Realizing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will make a crucial contribution toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The proposed knowledge and support TA will help Mongolia realize its commitments made under SDG 5 (achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls). The proposed TA will build on previous ADB and the Government of Japan's support to ensure practical application of the policy documents on gender equality at national, sector and local levels, while further fostering sustainability.

Project Details

Project Officer
Tsolmon Begzsuren East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Mongolia
Sector
  • Public sector management
 
Project Name Moving Gender Equality Forward through Civil Society Engagement
Project Number 52314-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9750-MON: Moving Gender Equality Forward through Civil Society Engagement
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Law and judiciary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description Gender inequality is a significant constraint to economic growth and poverty reduction. Realizing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will make a crucial contribution toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The proposed knowledge and support TA will help Mongolia realize its commitments made under SDG 5 (achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls). The proposed TA will build on previous ADB and the Government of Japan's support to ensure practical application of the policy documents on gender equality at national, sector and local levels, while further fostering sustainability.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy In line with ADB's Strategy 2030, ADB will (i) reinforce Mongolia's efforts to achieve gender equality through its support to enforce the gender equality legislation; and (ii) strengthen collaboration with civil society organizations throughout project implementation. The proposed TA will contribute towards one of the sustainable social development objectives set forth in Mongolia's Sustainable Development Vision 2030 to ensure gender equality. The project is consistent with ADB's country partnership strategy, 2017 2020 for Mongolia and is included in the country operations business plan 2019-2021.
Impact

Gender equality in political, legal, economic, social, cultural and family relations substantially promoted (National Program on Gender Equality 2017-2021).

Sustainable social development objectives ensuring gender equality substantially achieved.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome CSOs' engagement in implementation of gender equality programs at national, sector, and local level strengthened
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Capacity of government and nongovernment organizations, and private sector to operationalize gender agenda improved

CSOs' engagement in local gender equality subprograms launched.

Gender-related knowledge products disseminated and public awareness raised

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Tsolmon Begzsuren
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Mongolia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection
Government Building-2
United Nations Street-5
Ulaanbaatar-15160,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Secretariat of National Committee on Gender Equality
15160 United Nations Street,
Chingeltei District
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 27 Dec 2018
Fact Finding 28 Jan 2019 to 31 Jan 2019
MRM -
Approval 28 Jun 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Jun 2019

TA 9750-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Jun 2019 - - 01 Aug 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 28 Jun 2019 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Public Communications Consulting Firm Firm - Consulting Active 16 Jul 2019 04 Aug 2019
Gender, Monitoring and Evaluation Firm Firm - Consulting Active 16 Jul 2019 04 Aug 2019

Contracts Awarded

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