Mongolia

Mongolia: Time to move from promises to actions
14 November 2018 1:54 pm

Mongolia: Time to move from promises to actions 14 NOVEMBER 2018 ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA Over the last two days, 12-13 November 2018, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its members from Mongolia, the Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) and Globe International (GI), organised a joint consultation on National Human Rights [ Read more ]

‘Most people do not like to be made feel like they are stupid when they are in the public eye’- An Interview with Naranjargal Khashkhuu, President and CEO of Globe International Center, Mongolia
9 May 2018 3:07 pm

For this month’s e-newsletter, FORUM-ASIA talked to Naranjargal Khashkhuu, President and CEO of Globe International Center (GIC), Mongolia, a member of FORUM-ASIA. She has a long history of working on independent and democratic media, including: election coverage; public service broadcasting; television journalism; journalism and society; human rights; gender reporting; and the right to information. In [ Read more ]

Words mean little without implementation
6 September 2017 10:00 am

(6 September, Ulaanbaatar) – Over the last days – 2-5 September 2017 – the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its members from Mongolia, the Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) and Globe International (GI) consulted and met with a range of stakeholders on human rights issues in Mongolia, including civil [ Read more ]

Events in Mongolia to strengthening human rights
1 September 2017 5:48 pm

From 2-6 September, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) will be in Mongolia to support, together with its members the Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) and Globe International (GI) human rights defenders and civil society, and to engage with political parties, Members of Parliament, the Mongolian Human Rights Commission on [ Read more ]

HRC35 Oral Statement on the upcoming Elections in several Asian Countries
20 June 2017 12:33 pm

35th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 8: Follow-up and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 19 June 2017 Mr President, FORUM-ASIA calls attention to the significance given to democracy as [ Read more ]

From our Member Globe International, Mongolia – Media Freedom Report 2016
8 May 2017 3:39 pm

Globe International is pleased to present its 2016 Media Freedom Report. They would like to take this opportunity to express their sincere gratitude to UNESCO Beijing Office for their support of our publication. In 2016, global media struggled through an extremely difficult period, with accusations of ‘fake news’ and the dissemination of misinformation. Over the [ Read more ]

Mongolia: Human Rights Must Be Key Element in the Upcoming Elections
27 May 2016 3:59 pm

(27 May 2016, Ulaanbaatar) The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) together with its members, Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) and Globe International (GI) and its partners, the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) and the Human Rights NGO Forum (Mongolia) jointly call for all political parties, which will participate in [ Read more ]

‘I Believe in the Power of People’ – Interview with Newly Elected Chair of FORUM-ASIA, Urantsooj Gombosuren
30 March 2016 3:25 pm

2016 is a remarkable year for FORUM-ASIA. We are celebrating 25 years of the organisation’s existence. 25 years of promoting and protecting human rights; facing challenges and victories; and implementing trainings, campaigns and advocacy missions throughout Asia. We look back on both times of struggle and times of success, and creating milestones. In January 2016, [ Read more ]

From Our Member Globe International Center (GCI), Mongolia – GCI and 22 NGO Believe Police Will Complete a Thorough Investigation of the Death of Famous Mongolian Journalist and Publicist
29 February 2016 5:16 pm

Over three months has passed since Luntan Bolormaa, a female journalist and publicist, was found dead at her home on the night of 21 November 2015. Bolormaa’s family members, friends, relatives, co-workers, the journalism community and the public are anxious for Police to investigate and report on her sudden death. Sources said that the National [ Read more ]

HRC30 Oral Stament – Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Plenary on Mongolia
24 September 2015 9:10 pm

30th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Plenary on Mongolia Oral Statement Delivered by Khishigsaikhan Batchuluun On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Thursday, 24 September 2015 Mr. President. FORUM-ASIA makes this statement in association with 32 human rights NGOs from Mongolia.[1] [ Read more ]