Mongolia a ‘role model’ for other developing countries, Ban says

Mongolia is “a role model for many developing countries,” making progress in the fight against poverty, successfully transiting to democracy and taking an active role in United Nations peacekeeping missions, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.

UN health agency joins relief efforts after deadly floods strike Mongolia

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is helping Mongolian authorities respond to flash flooding that has killed at least 26 people, damaged infrastructure and raised the risk of outbreaks of infectious diseases.