UNDP plans big programme on environment governance

2015-12-02 15:16:21

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Chairman of Mongolia’s National Commission for Human Rights (MNCHR) J.Byambadorj Tuesday received Bill Bikales, a chief advisor to the UNDP, Pele Lutken, a UNDP expert on policy affairs, and G.Uyanga, a programme expert.

The visitors said their organization intends to realize a big programme within Mongolia’s environment governance. Activities will run in three directions--legal governance, gender and human rights. 

Mr Byambadorj noted that the MNCHR successfully implemented a three-year project together with the UNDP on strengthening the national capability of monitoring human rights fulfillment, and expressed a willingness to continue the collaboration with the UNDP.

Then, the sides shared views on a present situation of the Mongolian mining and caused by it violation of human rights, on roles of the government, local authorities and citizens in the mining development, and future works.