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

There to be cooperation on the law on protection of personal data and other relevant draft laws and regulations

The Law on Transparency of Public Information, the Law on the Protection of Personal Data, and the Law on Electronic Signatures will come into force on the 1st of May, and more than 30 legal acts will be adopted in conformity with these laws. Based on the proposal of the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia, the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications, in accordance with the Law on the Protection of Personal Data, shall approve the methodology and procedures for making decisions that affect the rights, freedoms, and legitimate interests of information owners, and for assessing the ongoing processing of sensitive human information, as well as the requirements and warnings for the installation of audio, video and audio-visual recording equipment. J.Khunan, Acting Chief Commissioner, G.Narantuya, Commissioner, and D.Sunjid, Commissioner of the NHRCM had a meeting with B.Bolor-Erdene, Secretary of State of Ministry of Digital Development and Communications, and other officials of the Ministry to clarify the process of drafting and implementing a legal act to comply with these laws. During the meeting, J.Khunan, Acting Chief Commissioner, emphasized the need for the two organizations to work closely together to protect personal data, as many issues related to the protection of human rights have been raised recently in the online environment. In addition, the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications requested on the NHRCM work together to provide citizens with balanced and accurate information and awareness of the revised Law on the protection of personal data and other relevant legislation. Representatives of the two organizations agreed to meet again to finalize the draft regulations.