Consultative meeting on human rights reporting takes place

2019-08-28 16:45:02

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The United Nations Human Rights Council discussed the second national report on human rights situation in Mongolia in 2015, giving national guidance to the Government of Mongolia. The Government will introduce the third national report on human rights situation to the UN Human Rights Council in 2020.

A consultative meeting to discuss assessments made by civil society organizations on policies, actions and consequences made by the Government in directions of implementing the national guidance took place today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In frames of the national guidance, attendees had discussions on national human rights system, policy coherence, freedom of speech, human trafficking, sexual harassment, fight against torture, its prevention, domestic violence, food safety, health insurance system as well as implementation of human rights of children, women, elders and persons with disabilities.

Delegations from the Human Rights NGO Forum of Mongolia, corresponding ministries, National Police Agency, General Executive Agency of Court Decision, the National Committee on Gender, Communications Regulatory Commission, Governor’s Office of the Capital City and other organizations attended the consultative meeting.

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