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Contact Us

National Statistical Office of Mongolia

Point of contact: Ulaanbaatar Group Secretariat
M.Ganchimeg Director of Foreign Relations and Cooperation Department
D. Oyunbileg Statistician of Macro-Economic Statistics Department
G. Otgonbayar Officer of Macro-Economic Statistics Department

Government Building III, Baga toiruu -44,
Ulaanbaatar -20A, Mongolia

Tel: 976-51-329125, 976-51-261567
Fax: 976-11-329125

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ABS House
45 Benjamin Way
Belconnen ACT 2617

Meeting 1

The First Meeting

The first meeting of Ulaanbaatar City Group on Statistics for Economies Based on Natural Resources was jointly organized by the National Statistical Office of Mongolia and the Australian Bureau of Statistics in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

First Meeting: Ulaanbaatar, 20-22 August, 2012

Representatives of national statistical offices, governmental organizations and international organizations have participated in the first meeting.
Current country representatives include: Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Russia and Vietnam.
Current governmental organizations include: Parliament of Mongolia, Ministry of Finance, Bank of Mongolia, National Development and Innovation Committee of Mongolia.
Current international organizations include: UNIDO, UNDP and CISSTAT.

Objectives of the meeting:

Discuss the terms of reference and topics for the work programme. Establish a Steering Committee as well as Expert Group to manage and conduct the work programme. Decide the UB Group would hold face-to-face meetings and an electronic discussion forum to advance the work programme.

Expanded meeting of Ulaanbaatar City Group will be organized as side event of the 44th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission on Monday the 25 of February, 2013, 06:15-07:00 pm at the Temporary North Lawn Building, United Nations, New York.  

Objectives of the meeting:

The purpose of this event is to present the goals, work streams, structure and composition of the Ulaanbaatar Group to national statistical offices and international organizations and to discuss its work plan for 2013 and collect comments, inputs, and support from the participants.

Next meeting will be organized in the third quarter of 2013 in Russian Federation.

Work programme

  1. Develop a harmonized system of standard indicators for data collection;
  2. Assess the impact of the mining industry on economies and develop methodological and practical recommendations on how to demonstrate the impact through official statistics;
  3. Develop methodologies and indicators for assessing the impact of mining industry on the social sector; and
  4. Develop practical recommendations for measuring the impact of the mining industry on the environment.

Reporting to the UN Statistical Commission