• National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia received A status based on accreditation from ICC SCA for the 3rd time

The revised Law on National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia came into effect

On 23rd January 2020, the Parliament of Mongolia considered a final review of the revised draft Law on National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia and adopted this draft law during its fall plenary session.

This newly enacted Law on National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia reflected new progressive provisions covering issues such as appointing five Commissioners instead of three, ensuring transparent and open appointment procedure for Commissioners, establishing National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) under the NHRCM and appointing one Commissioner to be in charge of NPM, ensuring demands and recommendations of Commissioners and improving accountability mechanism for those officials to be held responsible for not fulfilling demands and recommendations of Commissioners etc.,

Parliament officially promulgates national laws through their publication and, unless a law provides otherwise, it becomes effective ten days after the date of publication on the State Gazette. The revised Law on National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia was published on the State Gazette on 21 February 2020 in its 8th volume and the law came into effect from 3rd March 2020