2017 Mongolia Update: Sustainable Futures


Welcome to the 2017 Mongolia Update, themed “Sustainable Futures.”

The 2017 Mongolia Update will be held at The Australian National University on 23 June, 2017. The Mongolia Update is aimed at informing Australian government, business and academic specialists, as well as the interested general public, of recent developments and trends in Mongolia’s politics, economics, society, culture and environment. The update covers analysis on Mongolian politics, international relations, economy and mining by top policy makers, scholars and analysts from Mongolia and Australia.

The conference will be hosted by the ANU Mongolia Institute, supported by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, the School of Culture, History and Language, and the Embassy of Mongolia to the Commonwealth of Australia. Registrations are now open.

Tentative program:

9:00 Welcome

Professor Michael Wesley, Dean of College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU

9:15 Opening

His Excellency, Mr Chuluunhuu, Ambassador of Mongolia

9:30 Analysis on the challenges in Mongolian economy

Chair: Prof. Li Narangoa , School of Culture History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
Speaker: Dr Ganbold, Director of the Institute of Strategic Studies, Mongolia

10:30 Morning Tea

11:00 Diversification of Mongolian economy and challenges

Chair: Associate Professor, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Crawford School of Economics, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
Speaker: Mr Tsogtgerel Bayanjargal , Former Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Industry, Mongolia

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Analysis on grassland sustainability

Chair: Dr Natasha Fijn, Mongolia Institute, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
Speaker: TBA, Geoscience Australia

14:30 Private sector in Mongolia

Chair: Dr Jack Fenner, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
Speaker: Mdam Byambaa Losolsuren, Former Advisor to President of Mongolia

15:30 Afternoon Tea

16:00 History panel in memory of Igor De Rachewiltz, the secret history of the Mongols

Chair: TBA, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
Speakers: Prof. Christopher Atwood and Borjigin Ulaan

17:30 Conclusion

Professor Li Narangoa, Director of Mongolia Institute, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

18:00 Reception and book launch - Hosted by the Australian Centre on China in the World

Joro’s Youth by Igor De Rachewiltz and Li Narangoa; launched by Daniel Kane

Eventbrite

See 2012 Mongolia Update videos on ANU TV

Event details

Conference

Speaker

Various

Date & time

Friday 23 Jun 2017

9am5pm

Venue

HB1, Hedley Bull Centre, 130 Corner Liversidge St and Garran Rd, Australian National University

Contacts

Samuel Bashfield
+61 2 6125 1169
samuel.bashfield@anu.edu.au

Updated:  22 February 2016/Responsible Officer:  Director, Mongolia Institute/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team