News & Updates
An online discussion to commemorate IDEI 2021 held
2021-11-04134
The Globe International Center (GIC) hosted an online discussion on "Ensuring the Security of Journalists to Protect Freedom of Expression" on November 2 to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEI). Around 30 stakeholders representing media and government organizations participated in the online discussion. In the first part of the discussion, Gunjidmaa Gongor, Executive Director of Mongolian Media Council, highlighted that although Mongolian journalists are relatively safe, there are three common security concerns, which are psychological, physical and cyber. 
Successfully Hosted an Online Discussion Dedicated to IDUAI 2021
2021-09-30224
Celebrating the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) 2021, the Globe International Center (GIC) hosted an online discussion on September 28. Representatives from the city of Ulaanbaatar and nine provinces, namely Bayan-Ulgii, Bulgan, Darkhan, Dundgovi, Khuvsgul, Orkhon, Tuv, Khovd and Zavkhan participated in the online discussion. The discussion saw members and/or staff of the EU Delegation to Mongolia, governmental (Independent Authority against Corruption of Mongolia (IAAC), National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia (NHRCM), non-governmental (Administrative New Initiative, Open Society Forum), the media (MNB, Zavkhan Radio, Khuvsgul Television) and individuals, a total of 52 people participated. The online discussion was supported by IFEX. 
An Online Discussion to be Conducted to Celebrate IDUAI 2021
2021-09-23221
To celebrate the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) 2021, the Globe International Center (GIC) will host an online discussion webinar on September 28 at 2:00 - 3.30 pm by local time. Experts from the GIC, the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia, the Anti-Corruption Agency of Mongolia, and the Open Society Forum will present and discuss the rights to know and access to information laws, their violations, and law enforcement in Mongolia. At the end of the online event, open discussion will be conducted with regards to topics presented by speakers. The online discussion is supported by IFEX
A State-owned Enterprise Attempts to Impose Economic Censorship on a Media Outlet
2021-09-0273
On 22 April 2021, Ulziibayar Sanjaajav, a female journalist of Ugluunii Sonin (Morning Newspaper) daily newspaper published an article titled ‘Uranium hazards are destroying Dornogovi’s migratory gazelles’ for the newspaper’s section titled ‘Mother nature and responsible mining.’ Based on the article, a state-owned company called ‘Mon-Atom’ claimed that the newspaper injured their business reputation by spreading false and misleading information.
Strategies to collaborate
2021-08-24117
Within the program, Empowering Youth and Women Journalists, being implemented by the International Republic Institute (IRI) with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Globe International Center organized the online forum Election and Media, thereby developing strategies to collaborate, based on the suggestions made by the participants of the forum.
Media Freedom Report 2020 is Available Now
2021-08-10447
We are pleased to present to you our recurrent report on the state of media freedom in Mongolia. According to the Reporters without Borders (RSF) 2021 World Press Freedom Index, Mongolia is ranked at the 68th place out of 180 countries, up to 5 places from the last year, meaning that Mongolia remains a country having issues around press freedom. As of the end of 2019, there were around 500 registered media outlets that employ nearly 4750 people, half of which are journalists and creative staff, according to the Mongolian Press Institute survey.
Inception Meeting for MASAM II Project Held with UB Districts’ Representatives
2021-07-01235
The Globe International Center (GIC) has been implementing the project, The Mainstreaming Social Accountability for Improved Transparency and Participation in Mongolia, or the MASAM II project, along with World Vision Mongolia and Save the Children. On July 1, with the other two implementing partners, GIC held the project’s inception meeting among its partners from all the nine districts of Ulaanbaatar, which saw more than 50 representatives attending.
Discussed Strategies to Collaborate
2021-06-28255
Globe International Center (GIC) hosted an online forum “Election and the Media” on June 25, 2021, to discuss achievements of its project “Empowering Youth and Women Journalists” being implemented as part of the International Republican Institute's SWYEEPPM program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Inception Meeting for MASAM II Project Held
2021-06-04349
The Globe International Center (GIC) has been implementing the project, The Mainstreaming Social Accountability for Improved Transparency and Participation in Mongolia, or the MASAM II project. GIC held the project’s inception meeting among its local partners, which saw more than 30 representatives attending from Arkhangai, Bulgan, Darkhan-Uul, Orkhon, Khuvsgul, Selenge, and Tuv provinces.
Mainstreaming Social Accountability for Improved Transparency and Participation in Mongolia (MASAM II Phase) Project Started
2021-05-13400
The Mainstreaming Social Accountability for Improved Transparency and Participation in Mongolia or MASAM II project, has started in Mongolia. The main goal of the project is to mainstream social accountability across Mongolia, contributing to better service delivery and investments through effective use of public funds in health sector.