Mongolia

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 ]

Mongolia – 20th APF Annual Meeting and Biennial Conference
27 August 2015 12:08 pm

On the 28th of August all the participants of the ANNI Regional Conference 2015  will attend the 20th Annual Meeting and Third Biennial Conference of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF). The role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in preventing torture and other forms of ill-treatment will be the focus [ Read more ]

Mongolia – ANNI Regional Conference 2015 – “NHRIs Today: On the Fence, At a Crossroads” (25-26 August 2015)
24 August 2015 6:43 pm

The ANNI Regional Conference 2015 is themed “NHRIs Today: On the Fence, At a Crossroads”, and will take place on the 25-26 August. It will both be a stocktaking effort to examine the contemporary relevance of the Principles Relating to the Status of National Institutions (Paris Principles), and a forward-looking exercise to ensure and generate [ Read more ]

Mongolia – Asian Civil Society Dialogue on Diplomacy and Human Rights (23-24 August 2015)
22 August 2015 8:51 pm

The Asian Civil Society Dialogue on Diplomacy and Human Rights will take place on 23-24 August 2015. It will be a continuation of discussions started during the Workshop on Human Rights and Diplomacy in Asia organized by FORUM-ASIA in October 2014 in Jakarta. In the last few decades, following the end of the Cold War, [ Read more ]

Mongolia – Workshop on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) (22-23 August 2015)
21 August 2015 5:29 pm

On 22-23 August 2015 a workshop will be held to develop strategies on the follow up of Mongolia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Mongolia went through its second UPR cycle in April 2015. The outcomes of the review will be formally adopted in September 2015, but the government has already indicated the recommendations it has chosen [ Read more ]

Mongolia – National Human Rights Defenders Consultation on Protection Mechanisms (20-21 August 2015)
20 August 2015 11:56 am

On 20-21 August 2015 the Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD), Globe International, the Open Society Forum Mongolia, Oyu Tolgoi Watch (OT Watch) and FORUM-ASIA are organizing a National Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Consultation on Protection Mechanisms. During the 1 ½ day national consultation, around 35 Mongolian HRDs, including HRDs from the provinces, will [ Read more ]

FORUM-ASIA’s Participation in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (20-28th August 2015)
19 August 2015 2:38 pm

From the 20-28 August 2015 FORUM-ASIA will be involved in a range of activities in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Further information and updates will be shared through our website and social media in the coming days. National Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) Consultation on Protection Mechanisms On 20-21 August 2015 the Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD), [ Read more ]