Mongolia Employment Support Project (WB-P159215)

  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 27, 2017
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Government of Mongolia
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  • Finance
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 29.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 26, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 2, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of Employment Support Project for Mongolia is to provide jobseekers and micro-entrepreneurs in Mongolia with improved access to labor market opportunities. This project has three components. 1) The first component, Supporting client-centric public employment services, aims to address job-search constraints related to incomplete information and poor labor market transparency by supporting client-centric public employment services. 2) The second component, Strengthening select active labor market programs, aims to strengthen the design, relevance, and demand orientation of select active labor market programs. It has three subcomponents as follows: a) Integrated employment training program; b) Support for micro-entrepreneurs; and c) Employment promotion piloting program. 3) The third component, Facilitating labor market monitoring and analysis and project management, aims to enhance the scope, quality, and availability of labor market information for institutional and individual users, to allow them to make informed decisions. It has two subcomponents as follows: a) Labor market monitoring and analysis; and b) Project management and monitoring.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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