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The present publication contains the Environmental Performance Review of Mongolia. The report takes stock of progress made by the country in the management of its environment since 1987. It covers legal and policy frameworks, compliance assurance, greening the economy, environmental monitoring, public participation and education for sustainable development. Furthermore, the EPR addresses issues of specific importance to the country related to air protection, biodiversity conservation, as well as water, waste and land management. It also examines the efforts of Mongolia to integrate environmental considerations in its policies in the forestry and health sectors and highlights the progress achieved in the management of disaster risk associated with natural and man-made hazards. The review further provides a substantive and policy analysis of the country’s participation in international cooperation on the environment, with a specific focus on the three Rio Conventions. Executive summary -- Introduction Part I Environmental governance and financing -- Chapter 1 Policymaking, legal and institutional framework -- Chapter 2 Regulatory and compliance assurance mechanisms -- Chapter 3 Greening the economy -- Chapter 4 Environmental monitoring and information -- Chapter 5 Access to information, public participation and education -- Part II Domestic-international interface -- Chapter 6 Implementation of international agreements and commitments -- Chapter 7 Implementation of Rio conventions -- Part III Integration of environment into selected sectors/issues -- Chapter 8 Air protection -- Chapter 9 Water management -- Chapter 10 Waste managememt -- Chapter 11 Biodiversity and protected areas -- Chapter 12 Land management -- Chapter 13 Forestry and environment -- Chapter 14 Risk management of natural and technological/anthropogenic hazards -- Chapter 15 Health, food safety and environment.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-406). Available online (viewed 29 Apr. 2019) Annexes (p. 373-423): I. Participation of Mongolia in multilateral environmental agreements --II. List of major environment-related legislation -- III. Sources -- IV. Maps.