New members of Human Rights Commission assume office

Politics
baljmaa@montsame.gov.mn
2020-11-18 13:55:10

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In accordance with the Law on Human Rights Commission of Mongolia, five candidates chosen through open selection were approved on November 6, 2020, by the State Great Khural – Mongolian Parliament as Commissioners or Members of the Human Rights Commission of Mongolia after a series of discussion of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and parliament’s general debate. 


The new members of the human Rights Commission of Mongolia, an institution mandated with the promotion and protection of human rights and charged with monitoring over the implementation of the provisions on human rights and freedoms provided in the Constitution of Mongolia, laws and international treaties of Mongolia, are Khunan Jargalsaikhan, Narantuya Ganbat, Enkhbold Batzeveg, Sunjid Dugar and Munkhzul Khurelbaatar. 


Today, November 18, the new members took an oath of office and received certification and seal of the Members of the Human Rights Commission from Head of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice S.Byambatsogt. 


As stated in the law, J.Khunan will be serving as Acting Chief Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission in Mongolia until the State Great Khural appoints the next Chief Commissioner.