The MERIT project is implemented through a partnership between two Canadian non-profit organizations: CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization) and WUSC (World University Service of Canada), with the support of Technical Advisors (TAs) and the MERIT team in Mongolia.
Together they combine the skills and knowledge through volunteer short-term strategic support and long-term placements to effectively implement best practices, tools and systems adapted to local needs. MERIT is a seven-year project (2016-2023) funded by Global Affairs Canada.
• Strengthening the capacity of public institutions working in natural resource management
• Strong collaboration between public institutions, civil society organizations and local communities involved in resource sector
• Supporting communities to participate in and benefit from local development
• Mainstreaming and promoting gender equality in the resource sector
• Strengthening institutions and developing a knowledge portal to ensure sustainability
Areas of Focus:
• Human resource competency framework
• Gender mainstreaming
• Leadership training
• Results-based management
• Knowledge portal development
• Aimag development
• Environmental protection
With over 50 years of experience of working in Canada and around the world, CESO knows that developing a strong economic infrastructure leads to sustainable economic and social change. CESO’s Volunteer Advisors share their senior-level professional experience to support clients and partners in creating lasting impacts. For more information visit www.ceso-saco.com
WUSC (World University Service of Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to improving education, employment, and empowerment opportunities for youth around the world.
For more information visit www.wusc.ca