Mongolia

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 ]

Mongolia: The situation of human rights defenders working on mining issues
5 December 2012 11:48 am

An international fact-finding mission was organised by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its member organization in Mongolia, Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD), on 30 July-5 August 2012 to investigate the situation of human rights defenders (HRDs) working on human rights violations in relation to mining activities in Mongolia, [ Read more ]

Mongolia Should Expedite Law Reform for the Protection of Journalists and Media Freedom to Strengthen Democracy
2 September 2011 7:07 am

International Fact-Finding Mission Preliminary Report (Ulanbataar) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development conducted an international fact finding mission to Mongolia from 28 August to- 2 September, 2011 to examine the state of freedom of expression and freedom of information. This is a report of the preliminary findings and recommendations by the fact [ Read more ]

16th HRC: Oral Statement on the UPR Plenary on Mongolia
23 March 2011 6:39 am

Item 6: Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Plenary on Mongolia Wednesday, 16 March 2011 Thank you, Mr. President. FORUM-ASIA and the Mongolian NGO Forum on UPR[1] regret that the government of Mongolia has failed to provide a written response in advance regarding their positions on the 11 recommendations it committed to examine before this Plenary. We [ Read more ]

16th HRC: Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Plenary on Mongolia
15 March 2011 9:00 pm

16th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Wednesday, 16 March 2011 Thank you, Mr. President. FORUM-ASIA and the Mongolian NGO Forum on UPR[1] regret that the government of Mongolia has failed to provide a written response in advance regarding their positions on the 11 recommendations it committed to examine before this Plenary. We [ Read more ]

MONGOLIA – Media report shows freedom of expression at risk
2 June 2010 1:08 am

FORUM-ASIA member Globe International and other organisations issued “Media Freedom Report 2009” in May 2010. It remarks that 81 percent of journalists in Mongolia have been threatened and/or by public authorities. FORUM-ASIA member Globe International and other organisations issued “Media Freedom Report 2009” in May 2010. It remarks that 81 percent of journalists in Mongolia [ Read more ]

Mongolia – NO to Another Multinational Mining Company!
1 October 2009 9:47 pm

In a letter on 25 September 2009, Mongolian civil society organisations expressed concerns over the haste of the Mongolian government to formalise a contract with a foreign mining company. The organisations questioned its legality and environmental impact. In a letter on 25 September 2009, Mongolian civil society organisations expressed concerns over the haste of the [ Read more ]