Implementation of international treaties presented

2021-11-25 15:13:17

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions, the Office for Human Rights is organizing Eighth Expert Forum on Criminal Justice for Central Asia in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on November 24- 25.

The forum aims at sharing practices and information related to the issues of judicial reform, human rights, including fair trial rights in criminal procedure, aligning national legislation with international standards.

At the meeting, Director of the Department of International Law and Treaty of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia S.Sukhbold, representing Mongolia, presented implementation of  international treaties related to criminal justice, which Mongolia joined and further measures to be carried out in the future. He stressed that Mongolia supports the initiative to establish an international convention on legal aid for serious international crimes, such as crimes against humanity and war crimes.