Project profile — Moving Towards a Professional and Citizen-Centred Civil Service in Mongolia


UNDP - United Nations Development Programme (41114)
2018-01-31 - 2022-11-30
Global Affairs Canada
OGM Indo-Pacific

Country / region 

• Mongolia (100.00%)


• Public sector policy and administrative management:
Public sector policy and administrative management (15110) (80.00%)
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (20.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (significant objective)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (significant objective)


The project aims to assist the Government of Mongolia in the implementation of its civil service reform program, aimed at creating a stable, impartial, professional and citizen-centred civil service. It is designed to support the Government of Mongolia’s priorities to improve leadership of public organizations at all levels, establish transparent and accountable governance at the national and local levels, while ensuring citizen participation. Project activities include: (1) identifying areas that need improvement in existing human resource management in the civil service and preparing recommendations for improvements; (2) implementing gender-sensitive best practices and methodologies in civil service recruitment processes; (3) developing a training module on ethical conduct of civil servants; (4) assisting the Government of Mongolia in establishing enforcement mechanisms for the implementation of gender quotas in the civil service; and (5) providing and implementing a methodology for citizens to monitor public administration performance.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) strengthened legal and policy framework for a professional and gender-sensitive civil service; (2) improved professional capacities of civil servants; (3) enhanced gender equality in public administration; and (4) improved monitoring of public administration performance by citizens.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
20-05-2022 Disbursement $1,050,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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