Mongolia FAQ: Presentations Summaries and Video Record

Mongolia Lecture Series
Institute of Asian Research, UBC

A Panel Presentation

FAQ Mongolia: Some Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions on (Mining) Policy

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Video Record

Introduction (Julian Dierkes) 0 – 6’28”

Kirsten Dales (How have recent policy shifts in Mongolia shaped environmental management in the mining sector?) 6’28” – 20’45”

Byambajav Dalaibuyan (What role are environmental movements playing in Mongolia’s civil society?) 20’45” –  36’22”

Questions to & Answers by Kirsten and Byambajav 36’22” –  42’50”

Mendee Jargalsaikhan (How is China viewed in Mongolia?) 42’50” – 50’18”

Bolor Narankhuu (How is the mining boom affecting the macroeconomic stability and competitiveness of Mongolia?) 50’18” – 1:05’35”

Questions to & answers by Mendee and Bolor 1:05’35” – 1:18’40”

Julian Dierkes (How stable is Mongolian democracy?) 1:18’40” –  1:33’05”

Jim Abbott (The Mongolian government wants to overcome charges of corruption. How can governance be improved?) 1:33’08” – 1:46’08”

Questions to & answers by the panel 1:46’08” –  2:00’50”

Presentation Summaries

Kirsten Dales
MSc Candidate, Master in Environmental Management
Royal Roads University

D. Byambajav
PhD Candidate, Sociology
Hokkaido University, Japan

Dr. N. Bolor
Freelance Consultant, Toronto, Canada
Formerly Associate Professor, National University of Mongolia and Policy Analyst, Mongolian National Mining Association

J. Mendee
MA Asia Pacific Policy Studies
MA Candidate, Political Science

Hon. Jim Abbott PC
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation (retired)

Dr. Julian Dierkes
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Program on Inner Asia

About Julian Dierkes

Julian Dierkes is a sociologist by training (PhD Princeton Univ) and a Mongolist by choice and passion since around 2005. He teaches in the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He toots
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