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Mongolia Centers

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Mongolia Centers


Known Centers based in Mongolia

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Centre for Human Rights and Development


Year Established: 1998


Short Historical Background


CHRD was established in 1998 by a group of human rights activists and lawyers. It is an independent non-governmental, non-partisan and non-profit organization registered under the Mongolian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs).





CHRD aims to contribute to the promotion and protection of human rights, and social justice in Mongolia. CHRD envisions a society where all individuals and groups have the capacity to claim and enjoy their human rights and fundamental freedoms contributing to the creation of a just and humane society through active, free and meaningful participation in development.





CHRD has programs on combating human trafficking, conducting and supporting effective human rights advocacy with a focus on environmental rights using public interest strategic litigation and international human rights advocacy, and promoting economic, social and cultural rights with a focus on the right to food and adequate housing standards through community development approaches.





CHRD contributes to the promotion and protection of human rights throughout Mongolia by:

1) Conducting legislative and policy advocacy to build improved and enabling environment for human rights protection

2) Conducting research on, and monitoring of, human rights issues, and providing accurate and timely information about the human rights situation in Mongolia

3) Supporting human rights advocacy of local civil society organizations

4) Facilitating the participation of local citizens in community development

5) Increasing public awareness on human rights issues

6) Participating in regional and international human rights movements.

7) Running a Public Interest Law Clinic.




• Annual Report 2001, Mongolia

• National Human Rights Record 2001, Mongolia

• Proceedings of "National Workshop on Human Rights and International Criminal Court" (2002)

• Introduction to International Criminal Court (2002)

• Primer on International Criminal Court (2002)

• Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (2002)

• Methods of Qualitative Research (2002)

• Police and Human Rights Handbook (2002)

• Developing Gender Study: Needs, Interests and Resources (2001)

• Violence Against Women and the Legal Environment, Mongolia (2001)

• Current Situation of Trafficking and Related Issues in Mongolia (2001)

• National Human Rights Record of Mongolia (2000)

• The Crime of Trafficking of Women and Children in Mongolia: The Current Situation

• AIDS/STD Privacy Issues and Human rights

• Research report on human rights issues of vulnerable groups (2002)

• Research report on housing rights implementation in Mongolia (2003)

• Research report on participatory poverty assessment in Ulaanbaatar (2005)

• Human trafficking in Mongolia (2004)

• Your Rights, Manual for Citizens (2005)

• Combating Human Trafficking: Issues and Solutions (2005)

• Human Rights and Mining, Discussion paper (2006)

• Do You Know Your Rights, Manual for Citizens (2006)

• Manual on Savings Groups (2007)

• Local Communities’ Participation in the Environmental Decision Making, Training Manual, 2008
• Establishing Multiparty Agreement in the Extractive Industry Sector: Guidebooks for local administration, mining companies and local communities, 2011
• One Voice and One Action By and For the People” Democracy capacity Building Training Manual, 2012





Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD)

Room 1103, Peace tower, Peace Avenue 54

Ulaanbaatar 15172, Mongolia

ph (976) 11- 325721/11-319037

fax (976) 11-325721

e-mail: chrd[a]mongolnet.mn, gurantsooj[a]rocketmail.com



Central Post Office, P.O.Box - 551

Ulaanbaatar 13, Mongolia








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