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Projects
2021
Advancing Women‘s Rights Through Increasing Social Media Skills
Year
2021
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
14 000
Project goal

The project aims to  contribute to strengthening gender equality in Mongolia through promoting women's voices in public discourse and challenging gender stereotypes on social media platforms.

Project results
  • Out of 109 applicants, 20 participants were selected to improve their approach to gender equality issues and to improve their knowledge and skills on how to use social media and information technologies effectively.
  • Three workshops were organised: 1) "How to use social media effectively"; 2) "Mobile journalism"; 3) "Effective social media campaigning" and a creative workshop on social media poster production.
  • A mobile journalism competition was organised to encourage the production of effective video messages that challenge gender stereotypes and strengthen women's voices on political issues.
Implementing organization
Mongolian NGO „Press Institute of Mongolia“
Empowering women and girls in Mongolia for careers in STEM and digital tech entrepreneurship (MYpower)
Year
2021
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
20 000
Project goal

The project seeks to strengthen participation of girls and women in technology driven businesses in Mongolia.

Project results
  • Analysis of the specific needs of the target groups and an environmental study was carried out.
  • A digital literacy programme and an implementation plan have been developed. Training material was developed and uploaded to the distance learning system.
  • Selection of participants for the training was carried out. Two parts of the training were conducted: Part 1 - the way for girls in STEM; Part 2 - digital technology entrepreneurship.
Implementing organization
Lithuanian Association of IT companies INFOBALT
Women‘s Leadership for Local Democracy
Year
2021
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
9 581,99
Project goal

Project aims to  empower marginalized women to promote their activism and meaningful participation in democratic processes and  raise their voices and ultimately run for local elections.

Project results
  • In order to ensure the sustainability and continuity of the project, 150 women participants were carefully selected in Mongolia's remote rural areas, in collaboration with local NGOs, academia, political parties, the media and local institutions.
  • Training was provided using the most innovative and appropriate resources in the field of women's empowerment, selected by the international and national community. Participants were involved in communication with the media about their success stories, new experiences and ongoing changes.
  • An online platform has been created where the 150 trained women will be able to continue to share their experiences, knowledge and skills on leadership and local democracy and to organise events. This will strengthen cooperation and the dissemination of women's leadership in other regions and the local community.
Implementing organization
Mongolian NGO Sainkhuu Iveel San (SIS)
2020
Increasing Awareness of Gender Equality in Political, Social and Business Environment Through Young Activists Social Engagement
Year
2020
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
10 255,42
Project goal

To strengthen public awareness of gender equality and women's empowerment; to educate politically, socially and business-active young women in public communication skills used in traditional media and social networks; to set up a network of active women who would spread the ideas of women's empowerment and gender equality through social media.

Embassy project

Implementing organization
NGO „Press institute of Mongolia“
Promotion of Gender Equality in Mongolia
Year
2020
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
8020,36
Project goal

To promote women's leadership and participation in the process of preparation for municipal elections and in the elections itself; to strengthen democratic processes in municipalities; dissemination of information on democracy, elections, autonomy and women's empowerment.

Embassy project

Implementing organization
NGO Sainkhuu Iveel San (SIS)
2019
"Voices for Change": Building and Empowering Rural Communities (Groups) in Mongolia to encourage women's participation in 2020 elections
Year
2019
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
15 985
Project goal

Encourage women who live in rural areas to participate in political life by transferring the experience of women leaders who live in urban areas; bringing together groups of active women living in rural areas "Votes for Change"; to increase the participation of women living in rural areas by 2020 municipal elections.

Implementing organization
NGO „Women for Change“ Diplomatic mission project
Women's empowerment as an instrument of promoting the participation of a traditionally marginalized society in local democratic processes
Year
2019
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
6 000
Project goal

To promote empowerment of marginalized (single mothers, unemployed, poorly educated) women, their involvement in local political life and electoral processes; to help women prepare to participate in municipal elections.

Implementing organization
NGO Sainkhuu Iveel San (SIS) Diplomatic mission project
2018
Empowering of women working in municipal institutions
Year
2018
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
7 970,50
Implementing organization
NGO Sainkhuu Iveel San (SIS) Embassy project
“Countryside voices for change” 2018
Year
2018
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
13 989
Implementing organization
NGO „Women for Changes“ Embassy project
2017
Support for Mongolia in food safety and control
Year
2017
Sector of assistance
Good governance
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
12.500
Implementing organization
Embassy project State Food and Veterinary Service
“Voices for change”
Year
2017
Sector of assistance
Gender Equality and women empowerment
Project countries
Mongolia
Allocated funds
15.000
Implementing organization
Embassy project NGO „Women for Changes“
Development Cooperation with Nigeria

The strategic objectives of Lithuania's development cooperation policy have been determined based on the needs of Mongolia, the Programme of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.

Assistance to Mongolia

Lithuania has been implementing development cooperation projects in Mongolia since 2017.

In 2017‒2021, 11 projects were implemented in Mongolia with the funds of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme, for which 132,5 thousand euros were allocated. Projects focused on the areas of promoting women's social and economic activity, gender equality, and strengthening administrative and institutional capacities.

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