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Human rights campaign in Uvs and Khuvsgul provinces

Graphic: Local officials take part in discussions with the Commission

The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia has held consultations to identify and respond to human rights issues in the two provinces.

The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia has convened a series of consultations in Uvs province to identify and respond to local human rights issues.

The Commission's program, held on 1-2 October and led by NHRC member Ganbayar Nanzad, included meetings with the Governor of Uvs province, the Head of the Citizens Representatives Meeting, the Head of the Governor's Office and law enforcement authorities to exchange information about the human rights issues situation in local areas.

In addition, the Commission provided human rights training for a total of 120 public servants from state administration, public service and law enforcement agencies.

The Commission team also met with civil society organisations and received complaints from members of the local community, providing them with free legal advice.

Further, the Commission conducted inquiries into some public bodies, including the general hospital and emergency response office, to monitor the quality and accessibility of health services and implementation of the labour rights of emergency response officers.

Following the event in Uvs province, the Commission travelled to Khuvsgul and held a similar consultation program on 4-5 October 2018.

Date: 15 October 2018

Source: National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia


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