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Bolor Lkhaajav

Bolor Lkhaajav

Bolor Lkhaajav is a researcher specializing in Mongolia, China, Russia, Japan, East Asia, and the Americas. She holds an M.A. in Asia-Pacific Studies from the University of San Francisco.

Bolor Lkhaajav received an M.A. in Asia-Pacific Studies from the University of San Francisco. She is a researcher specializing in Mongolia, China, Russia, Japan, East Asia, and the Americas. Her research work has appeared in a range of publications in multiple languages. Bolor is currently writing a book and is a regular commentator on Mongolian foreign policy and politics. She is also a host at the 77 Nation Podcast based in Washington, DC.
Posts by Bolor Lkhaajav
March 01, 2024

Can Mongolia Boost Women’s Representation in Its 2024 General Election?

By Bolor Lkhaajav
This election will be the first test of a constitutional reform that expanded the parliament, with an eye toward increasing representation for women and disadvantaged groups.

February 21, 2024

Germany Becomes First EU Country to Forge Strategic Partnership With Mongolia

By Bolor Lkhaajav
The new strategic partnership is carrying Germany-Mongolia relations beyond the traditional framework of cooperation into mutual support on the international stage.
February 06, 2024

Mongolia Commits to Fighting Corruption With International Help

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Corruption has been a perennial issue for Mongolia, but public outrage has sparked a new anti-corruption strategy from the government.

January 23, 2024

Nomin Chinbat on Mongolia and the World Economic Forum

By Bolor Lkhaajav
In an interview with The Diplomat, Mongolia’s culture minister underscores the intersection of the economy and culture.

January 11, 2024

Challenges in Mongolia’s Upcoming Election 

By Bolor Lkhaajav and Enkhbaigali Byambasuren
June 2024 will see the first elections since constitutional changes reconfigured Mongolia’s legislature and electoral system.

December 29, 2023

Mongolian Policymakers Must Prioritize the Energy Sector in 2024

By Bolor Lkhaajav
A cohesive strategy aimed at improving the country’s energy sector has become a dire necessity. 
December 21, 2023

How Mongolia’s Third Neighbor Policy Can Bolster Its Tourism Sector

By Bolor Lkhaajav
From boosting air links to promoting Mongolian culture abroad, Mongolia's government is making an all-out push to attract tourists in 2024.

December 12, 2023

Interview With UK Ambassador to Mongolia Fiona Blyth

By Bolor Lkhaajav
“Mongolia has centuries of experience of navigating great power competition. I think there is a lot to learn from Mongolia.”

December 01, 2023

Canada-Mongolia New Comprehensive Partnership Means Business

By Bolor Lkhaajav
As the two countries celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties, Mongolia in particular is hoping to jumpstart trade and investment.

November 16, 2023

Mongolia Launches a Shakespeare-esque Play in London 

By Bolor Lkhaajav
“The Mongol Khan” will be the first Mongolian play performed abroad, furthering emphasizing Mongolia's cultural diplomacy.

November 03, 2023

Mongolia’s Looming Tuberculosis Crisis

By Bolor Lkhaajav and Munkhjargal Dorjravdan
Mongolia continues to face the spread of TB, particularly in the low-income population. 
October 31, 2023

The Mongolia-China-Russia Trilateral After the Belt and Road Forum

By Bolor Lkhaajav
All three countries have different, if convergent, goals for their trilateral cooperation, headlined by the Power of Siberia 2 mega-project.

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