During HRC general discussions, panel debates and interactive dialogues with the Special Procedures, during the past three years, either as an HRC member or not, the State has joined:
Overall, as a HRC member, has participated in less than 10% of panel discussions, general debates and interactive dialogues.
Longest visit request not (yet) accepted by the State >
Received Sub-Committee visit
Mongolia presented voluntary obligations and commitments in support of its candidature for membership of the Council for the period 2016-2018 on 5 October 2015.
Key pledges include: Continue to support the work of the OHCHR, including in the area of capacity building; Support Council initiatives on gender equality and women’s empowerment, the rights of persons with disabilities, violence against women and children, and human trafficking; Continue to fully cooperate with Council mechanisms, including Special Procedures the UPR, and the Treaty Bodies; Consider ratifying CRC-OP-IC, and making a declaration under article 22 of CAT; Continue legal reforms (e.g. new draft criminal code) to harmonise national laws with international norms and standards.
An analysis of steps taken by Mongolia in fulfilment of its international level pledges shows that it has a strong record of cooperation with Special Procedures, maintaining a Standing Invitation and facilitating 88% of visit requests, although responding to 50% of communications.
Mongolia has ratified and submitted its periodic reports under, all eight core human rights treaties. Mongolia indeed ratified the CRC-OP-IC, accepting the CRC’s communications procedure. It, however, has not yet accepted the individual petitions system under the CAT by making the declaration under article 22 of this convention, as pledged.