Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Mongolia Today” in 2011

A quick look back at the Mongolia Today blog in 2011. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: Environmental Regulation

Kirsten Dales discussed shifts in environmental management in the mining sector in Mongolia at a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia”. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: Environmental Movements in Mongolia

At a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia” BYAMBAJAV Dalaibujan discusses popular mobilization around environmental concerns in Mongolia Continue reading

Posted in Civil Society, Environment, Environmental Movements, FAQ Mongolia Dec 16 2011, Media and Press, Party Politics, Policy, River Movements, Social Issues | 1 Comment

Presentation Summary: How to Improve Governance

At a December 16 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia” Jim Abbott spoke about governance challenges facing Mongolia. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: How Stable is Mongolian Democracy?

At a December 16 2011 Panel Presentation “Mongolia FAQ” Julian Dierkes spoke about the short- and medium-term prospects for Mongolian democracy. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: Mongolian Perspectives on China

At a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “FAQ Mongolia” MENDEE Jargalsaikhan discussed attitudes towards China in Mongolia. Continue reading

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Presentation Summary: The Threat of Inflation

At a December 16, 2011 panel presentation “Mongolia FAQ” BOLOR Naranhuu discusses the threat of inflation in Mongolia’s rapidly developing resource economy. Continue reading

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Impact of Revised Electoral Law on Parliamentary Election Outcome

Will the revisions of the electoral law in Mongolia benefit particular parties? Continue reading

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Clarification on Electoral Law

Mongolia drops out of race for most-complicated electoral system in the world, seems to adopt mixed member proportional representation. Continue reading

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New Electoral Law Passed by Ikh Khural

Electoral law in Mongolia revised to vault the country to world leadership in the sweepstakes for the most complicated electoral system. Continue reading

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Canada Mongolia Roundtable finally happened

John Baird endorses Mongolian membership in the OSCE following Ottawa meetings of Canada-Mongolia Roundtable. Continue reading

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Russians AND THEIR NEIGHBOURS still struggling to end authoritarianism?

Authoritarianism still reigns in Russia and its neighbours, or so argues Mark Mackinnon of the Globe & Mail. Well, most of its neighbours as Mongolia is the fascinating exception to that pattern. Continue reading

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ACMS Fellowships Announced

Funding offered through the American Center for Mongolian Studies. Continue reading

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Dec 16 Event: Mongolia FAQ

FAQ Mongolia – Some Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions on (Mining) Policy. December 16, 2011, 16-18h, UBC Robson Square Continue reading

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