INVITATION 

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON “ DRAFT INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR ALTAIN UVUR GOBI’S RIVER BASIN


Dear representatives of Governors’ Office, NGOs, CSOs, the private sector and citizens, herders, farmers in Khurmen, Sewrei, Noyon, Bayandalai, Nomgon and Gurvantes soums of Umnugobi aimag, Bayanling, Bayantsagaan, Bayan-ondor, Bayangobi and Shinejinest soums of Bayankhongor aimag, Bogd soum of Uvurkhangai aimag and Tseel, Tsogt, Bugat, Tugrug, Altai and Erdene soums of Gobi-Altai aimag, 

We are pleased to invite you to the “Open public consultation on the draft Integrated Water Resources Management Plan (IWRMP) for Altain Uvur Gobi Basin in November 01-05, 2018, jointly to be organized by Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Project Management Unit (PMU) of Mining Infrastructure and Investment Support Project (MINIS), financed by World Bank, and the Consultant team of Mongolian Association of Hydrogeologists NGO. 

The objective of the consultation: Provide information on the draft IWRMP,  discuss  the draftamong the related  stakeholders and revise it by considering the comments made the relevant stakeholders into the draft and finalize.     

StakeholdersLocal Governor Office, Citizen Representative Meeting, Division of Development Policy and Planning of Local Governor Office, Division of Agriculture, Environmental Inspector, rangers, Altain Uvur Gobi’s River Basin Authority, Stakeholders’ Involvement Council of Altain Uvur Gobi, water users and consumers, NGOs, civil society organizations and local communities and herders in aforementioned aimags and soums. 

LOCATIONS, DATE AND HALLS OF THE CONSULTATIONS  

Team 

Location of consultation  

Soums to be covered 

Intended timeframe

Consultation hall 

Team  1

Consultation# 1 Khurmen soum of Umnugobi aimag 

Bayandalai, Nomgon 

11/1

9:00 цагт

Cultural Center  

Consultation# 2 Gurvantes soum of Umnugobi aimag

Noyon, Sevrei, 

11/2, 

10:00 

Cultural Center  

Consultation# 3Shinejinest soum of Bayankhongor aimag 


11/03

10:00 

Cultural Center  


Consultation #4 Bayanlig soum of Bayankhongor aimag 

Bogd soum of Uvurkhangai aimag 

11/5

9:30 

Cultural Center  


Consultation #5 Bayangobi soum of Bayankhongor aimag 


11/5

15:00 

Cultural Center  

Team  2  

Consultation# 1 

Altai soum of Gobi-Altai aimag  

Tseel, Bugat, Tugrug 

11/1

10:00 

Cultural Center  

Consultation# 2 Tsogt soum of Gobi-Altai aimag 

Erdene 

11/02

10:00 

Cultural Center  


Consultation #3 Bayantsagaan soum of Bayankhongor 


11/5

10:00 

Cultural Center  


Consultation #4Bayan-ondor soum of Bayankhongor


11/5

14:00

Cultural Center  

AGENDA

Timing

Activities

15 minute 

Registration

5 minute

Opening remarks – Moderator  

10 minute

Presentation 1 Introduction of MINIS 

20 minute

Presentation 2 IWRM plan

30 minute

Questions/ Answers 

60 minute

Session for comments and recommendations 

5 minute

Closing remarks 

10 minute

Collect the questionnaires - The consultant team

All verbal and written comments and concerns made by participants will be fully recorded and possible comments will be reflected in the draftIWRMP.

Your recommendations are valuable to the IWRMP and please carefully look at the consultation package and prepare your suggestion before coming to the consultation.

Consultation materials have been disclosed on MINIS website (http://minis.mn/en/p/consultation-overview) and hard copies have been placed at Local Governor Office and Citizen Representative Meeting Hall of aforementioned soums and aimags and been delivered the package to the key local stakeholders in person. 

Interested stakeholders may visit to the relevant Local Governor Offices and Citizens’ Hall to review these documents and in order to provide opportunity for the local residents to comment on the draft feedback journal has been placed together with the package.  Therefore, after 14 days the consultation is held additional comments can be submitted through the following channels. Also, information about consultation can be obtained through the contacts in below: 


All participants will be informed about how their inputs and feedback have been taken into account in the draft IWRMP and also, this information will be publicly made available.  

Sincerely, 

THE MINING INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT SUPPORT PROJECT UNIT 

MONGOLIAN ASSOCIATION OF HYDROGEOLOGIST” NGO


  Download consultation materials in below: 

 1. Invitation/Agenda  

2  Baseline studies of Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for Altai Uvur Gobi's River Basin

3 Technical summary of Baseline studies of Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for Altain Uvur Gobi's River Basin 

4  Non-technical summary of Baseline studies of Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for Altain Uvur Gobi's River Basin 

5 Draft Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for Altain Uvur Gobi's River Basin  

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