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

NHRCM to present its 13th status report to civil society

In accordance with its founding legislation, NHRCM submitted its 13th report on the human rights and freedoms in Mongolia to the State Great Khural and delivered to the Office of the President of Mongolia on 31 March 2014.

The meeting to introduce the 13th report is to be held in the Civil Hall of the President of Mongolia in the State Palace at 10.00 a.m. on 21 May 2014. The event is involving over 70 civil society organizations that work on human rights.

Since its establishment the NHRCM has submitted 13 reports on the human rights and freedoms, and the 13th report covers 4 key issues and delivers 6 recommendations on the human rights and freedoms to the State Great Khural.

Recommendations of the NHRCM to the State Great Khural:

One. Ratify the ILO Convention No.187 on the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention (2006), and ILO Convention No.167 on the Safety and Health in Construction in order to adhere the procedures and rules of labour safety and health, and technological norms;

Two. Make the legislation on employment of conscripts and prisoners comply with ILO Convention No.29 on Forced Labour, and ILO Convention No.105 on Abolition of Forced Labour;

Three. Revise the Law against Domestic Violence in compliance with the needs/requirements of investigation and elimination of domestic violence, effective and prompt protection and safety of victims, efficient accountability system for offenders, and improvement of coordination and duties of responsible bodies and other relevant stakeholders, and immediately resolve the issue regard to the amendments to the relevant laws;

Four. Develop and adopt the state policy on awareness raising and sensitization of domestic violence aiming to change the social misconception and attitudes toward the domestic violence;

Five. Make the Mongolian laws in compliance with UN Convention against Torture and UN all principles and standards related to human rights, and apply them in practice;

Six. In order to fulfill the implementation of employment and gender equality in labour relation, include/reflect the responsibilities of employer which is stipulated in the article 11 of the Law on Promotion of Gender Equality into the Labour Law and make it precise;