ICR Director to Meet Norwegian Parliamentarians in Mongolia

September 14, 2015 • Philip BurgessBlog, ICR/WRH, Nomadic Herders, Projects

Nomadic HerdersThe 2015 Autumn Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly will be held on 15-18 September in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, Anders Oskal, is taking advantage of the large number of Norwegian parliamentarians present to introduce the Nomadic Herders project in a side meeting to them and introduce them to Dukha youth who will inform participants about the various challenges and opportunities that are impacting Dukha reindeer husbandry at the present time. Parliamentarians will meet youth in a Ger and some will accompany the Nomadic Herders team on horseback for a field trip.

Pictures and news to follow.

The theme for this year’s OSCE Meeting is “Addressing security challenges in the OSCE region and beyond: the role of parliamentarians in fostering regional co-operation.”

Parliamentarians from across the OSCE’s 57 participating States are expected to attend, discussing security issues within the politico-military, environment-economic and democracy-human rights spheres.

Hosted by the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia, the Meeting is the final major gathering of the Assembly this year.

Mongolian Parliament Chairman Enkhbold Zandaakhuu and Mongolian President Elbegdorj Tsakhia are scheduled to address the Assembly during the opening session on 16 September.