Mongolia and International Peace Institute establish MoU
The Foreign Affairs Minister of Mongolia, L.Bold welcomed the President of the International Peace Institute (IPI) TerjeRød-Larsen on Sunday. MrL.Bold thanked the IPI President for attending the VII Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD) and expressed his willingness to cooperate in the future.
During the meeting the sides linked the MoU which were established between Mongolia and IPI. Activities are to be implemented in certain phases, within the framework of MoU. For example, they plan to increase the capacity of cooperation with collaborative multilateral organizations, strengthen the partnership (at the international meetings and summits which discuss the democracy and election), conduct research regarding the peace and security issues and organize trainings to strengthen the capacity.
The International Peace Institute is an independent, international non-profit think tank with staff representing more than 20 nationalities. It is located in New York, across from the United Nations headquarters. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sits as honorary chair.
IPI is dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts between and within states by strengthening international peace and security institutions. To achieve its purpose, IPI employs a mix of policy researchers, publishers along with outreach.
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