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

NHRCM delegates participates in the 12th International Conference of the International Coordinating Committee

NHRCm delegates headed by Chief Commissioner Byambadorj Jamsran participated in the 12th International Conference of the International Coordinating Committee of the National Institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights, which was hosted by the National Human Rights Commission of Mexico and jointly organised by the OHCHR and the ICC from 8-10 October 2015 in Merida, Yukatan, Mexico.

NHRIs of every region of the world assembled in Merida to discuss and determine their roles within the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development. The Conference was held through sessions focusing on "The Sustainable Development Goals - Setting the scene”, "Implementation - Identifying and exploring the key role players”, "Means of Implementation, The Role of NHRIS, Drawing on Best Practice From The MDGS And Other Areas of Work”, "SDGS, NHRIS, Non Discrimnation & Vulnerable Groups”, "Follow Up and Review at National Level”, and "Follow Up and Review at Regional & International Level”. The participants concluded the Conference on 10 October 2015 after having adopted Merida Declaration which encourages all NHRIs, in line with their mandates under the Paris Principles, to collaborate in mutual capacity building and sharing of experiences to contribute to a human rights-based approach to implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

If you would like to see the Merida Declaration, click the following link.