In 1992, Mongolian delegations headed by then Mongolian Prime Minister L.Byambasuren had participated in the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development also known as the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Federative Republic of Brazil, where Mongolia admitted its sustainable development to an international community for the first time.
With the goal of establishing a new and equitable global partnership through the creation of new levels of cooperation among States, the Rio Declaration or the 27 principles were proclaimed with this conference on Environment and Development, and all UN member
countries have developed their “National Program for Sustainable Development“ and have taken measures on ensuring sustainable development.
20 years later, on June 13-22, 2012, the “Rio +20” or UN Conference on Sustainable Development once again took part in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
. Mongolian government delegations headed by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade B.Batkhishig have participated in the Side-Event of the “Rio +20” Conference on behalf of Mongolia. The Mongolian delegations attended the international green economy policy forum (June 13-15, 2012), where the end documentation to be produced with this UN conference on Sustainable Development, and the Summit (June 20-22, 2012), through which the green economy declaration on sustaining development and reducing poverty was ratified. During the conference, the Mongolian government held a thematic discussion on June 21, 2012, which was aimed to introduce the provisions, improvements, achievements and difficulties confronted by the Mongolian government within the scope of sustaining development over the past 20 years, and to promote, establish new sources, receive support and enable cooperation opportunities for Mongolia’s renewable energy supply on the international stage in order to develop green economy