GMIT awarded as best “Gender Conscious Organization” in Mongolia

The German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT) was awarded as the best “Gender conscious organization” in Mongolia by the Mineral Resources Women's Association and the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry. Since its foundation, the state-owned engineering university in Nalaikh has focused on gender-conscious behavior in education, operations, and policies. The University Statute promotes diversity and gender equality as one of the core values. Additionally, GMIT implemented the non-vacant staff of the “Diversity Liaison Officer”, and organized/participated in several gender awareness events, e.g. Student Photo Contest on Diversity in 2020, HeForShe in 2019, and Gender Assessment of the Mineral Resource Sector in 2018.

During the national conference “Women Leadership in Responsible Mining”, Prof. Dr. B.Battsengel, Rector of GMIT, received the prestigious Gender-Award from Mrs. Ch.Anun, Head of Foreign Cooperation Division, and Mrs. T.Chimegsanaa, Senior Expert of the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry.