National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia has started implementing a project named "Strengthening national human rights oversight capacity in Mongolia” with support of UNDP. This project is going to continue from 2012 to 2014, and it aims to refine national mechanism to supervise the implementation of human rights in Mongolia by conducting surveys and monitoring over and making assessments and developing reports on the human rights problems urgent in nowadays development of Mongolia, giving assistance to the relevant authorities and organization in fulfilling their legal duties and responsibilities to protect human rights and to resolve human rights related problems, and promoting human rights education of the public.
The main outcome from the project is defined as the following three outputs:
1) Enhanced strength of the NHRCM to focus on issues-based monitoring ver human rights.
2) Improved complaints handling and case management.
3) Strengthened capacity to promote public education and outreach the local areas.
The goals, planned activities, and intended outputs of the project have been defined in accordance with the United Nations Development Assistance Framework(2012-2016) and 2012-2014 Strategy plan of the NHRCM.
Within the first quarter of the implementation of the project, the NHRCM plans to conduct surveys human rights issues related to extractive industry, mining sector development, business organizations and carry out inquiries and monitoring works to reveal human rights problems such as implementation of right to health and red tape or bureaucracy.