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  • 21 Mar 2014
    Welcome Remarks for the Mongolia national LGBT dialogue

    It is with great pleasure that I welcome you today on behalf of the United Nations to the Mongolia national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender - what is often called LGBT – national community dialogue.

  • 21 Mar 2014
    The Mongolia Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Dialogue

    The Mongolia National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Dialogue was held in UN House on 20-21 March 2014. The LGBT Dialogue was attended by over 80 representatives of various stakeholders, including Government officials, LGBT human rights advocates, civil society activists, researchers and academics. The Dialogue is being organized as part of the regional ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ initiative being undertaken by UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre and USAID Regional Development Mission Asia, both based in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • 17 Feb 2014
    The First Ever Induction Training for All Local Elected Representatives

    The 3-day Induction training for all local elected representatives started on 17 February 2014 in Bulgan, Dundgobi and Dornod aimags. The training is being organized by aimag council (hural) secretariats under the project “Capacity Strengthening of Local Self-Governing Bodies”. A total of over 900 elected representatives of these 3 aimags are attending the training, which covers seven key topics: Legal environment, hural procedures, public participation, human rights and gender, and environment and green development.

  • 07 Feb 2014
    Key Findings of the Study on “Democratic Governance Institutions (1992-2013): Lessons Learned and Proposals for Reform” Presented to Academic Researchers

    Key Findings of the Study on “Democratic Governance Institutions (1992-2013): Lessons Learned and Proposals for Reform” Presented to Academic Researchers.

  • 31 Oct 2013
    Investigation agencies renewed their commitment to end torture

    Five agencies with investigation powers, State Investigation Department, Investigation Division of the General Prosecutor’s Office, General Court Decision Enforcement Agency, Independent Authority against Corruption, and General Intelligence Agency, held a discussion “Cooperation in Prevention from Torture” in the Government House. Heads of investigation departments of aimags attended the meeting.

  • 19 Sep 2013
    Representatives of local hurals held a discussion on how to effectively improve capacity of local self-governing bodies

    Representatives of Local Hurals held a discussion on how to effectively implement the project “Capacity Strengthening of Local Self-Governing Bodies”. The main goal of the project is to strengthen capacity of the local hurals to carry out their representative and oversight roles. The project will run until 2016.

  • 02 Jul 2013
    National Forum on “Reporting on implementation of International Human Rights Treaties

    Today’s forum seminar is the exciting opportunity to help national stakeholders take stock of where we are on the recommendations raised at the first UPR cycle review. I would like to congratulate the National Human Rights Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Justice for undertaking such a thorough process (large consultation?) which is consistent with the spirit and intent of the UPR process outlined by the Human Rights Council. It also highlights the value of having a national human rights institution, such as the NHRCM, to work with both government and civil society to assess progress made in a rational, evidence based manner.

  • 27 Mar 2013
    Mongolia holds National Consultation on Legal Empowerment of the Poor

    Legal empowerment of the poor is an internationally recognized concept which aims to tackle underlying causes of poverty that are related to legal framework, including both the actual laws and the way the laws are implemented. While this may sound reasonable, it is still general and abstract, and does not help much in changing legal and policy environment for the poor.

  • 13 Mar 2013
    The Parliament and UNDP to contribute to the deepening of democracy in Mongolia

    The project “Support to participatory legislative process” aims to improve legislating drafting processes through policy analysis, stakeholder open dialogue; enhance access of citizens to their elected representatives; strengthen grievance procedures; and support the implementation of UN Convention against Corruption.

  • 10 Oct 2012
    International Conference on “Mining and Human Rights in Mongolia"

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