The Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) is a joint mechanism of the four member countries: China, Mongolia, the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation. It is supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other donors.
The GTI provides a unique multilateral forum for the member countries to identify and implement regional initiatives that encourage economic growth, improve living standards and contribute to peace and stability in Northeast Asia.
Common Vision: All GTI member countries have pledged to achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by 2015. Particularly, the GTI member countries share the vision of building a great partnership for common prosperity between neighbours. Member countries are committed to strengthening cooperation under the GTI framework to increase mutual benefit, accelerate economic growth and promote sustainable development in NEA and in particular the Greater Tumen Region (GTR) .