Series of discussions on the Implementation of Universal Periodic Review Resolutions for Mongolia were held with the participation of Ministry of Justice and Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Human Rights Commission, Open Society Forum and Forum for Human Rights NGO-s on December 13 and 20 of 2016 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which reviews and assesses the human rights records of all UN Member States and provides recommendations to improve the human rights situation. Mongolia submitted its second national report on human rights situation in Mongolia to the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council in 2015. The consideration of the report resulted in overall in 164 recommendations offered by 64 countries out of which Mongolia committed itself to 150 recommendations.
During the meeting representatives of Human Rights NGOs presented their assessment of the implementation and effectiveness of the General activity plan for implementing UN UPR recommendations and discussed about the expected outcome and further collaborative efforts