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

National tripartite dialogue held on “Guaranteeing the rights of old persons”

National tripartite dialogue on "Guaranteeing the rights of old persons” was held at the Ministry of Foregn Affairs on 3 November 2016. The dialogue was co-organized by the Ministries of Labour and Social Protection and Foreign Affairs, National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia, and Center for Human Rights and Development NGO to share knowledge and exchange views on international good practice of protection of the rights of older persons and a proposed UN convention on the rights of older persons.

The dialogue involved representatives of older persons’ NGOs of Ulaanbaatar city and 12 provinces and enabled them to exchange their views on human rights issues faced by olders persons and potential solutions.

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection briefed the draft law on the older persons it developed and prepared to submit to the State Great Khural.

Through open discussion participating parties gave their voice on and made contribution to the proposed position of the Government of Mongolia to the UN draft convention on the rights of older persons.