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Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023
January 19, 2023

Mongolia: Politics and Protests in 2023

Anand Tumutogoo, Bolor Lkhaajav, and Julian Dierkes discuss the factors behind Mongolia's December protests, and the likelihood of a repeat this spring.

Interview With France’s Ambassador to Mongolia, Sebastien Surun
December 14, 2022

Interview With France’s Ambassador to Mongolia, Sebastien Surun

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Amb. Surun on France-Mongolia bilateral relations and his personal views on regional security issues involving Mongolia’s neighbors. 
Former President Elbegdorj Tsakhia on Mongolia’s Democracy and Security
November 19, 2022

Former President Elbegdorj Tsakhia on Mongolia’s Democracy and Security

By Bolor Lkhaajav
“Democracy is deeply rooted in Mongolia. Yet, our people’s choice is under constant assault.”

New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?
July 01, 2022

New Constitutional Amendments in Mongolia: Real Reform or Political Opportunism?

By Munkhnaran Bayarlkhagva
There are serious issue with Mongolia's political system. Will the current proposals for constitutional amendment address those problems?

The Hurdles Facing Mongolia’s Overseas Voters
March 25, 2022

The Hurdles Facing Mongolia’s Overseas Voters

By Anoushka Chandarana, Anthony Coompson, Jemimah Ogundele, and Narayanan (Hari) GL
Mongolia does not make it easy for expats to cast their ballots in key elections.

The Fall of the Soviet Union: Mongolia’s Path to Democratic Revolution
December 30, 2021

The Fall of the Soviet Union: Mongolia’s Path to Democratic Revolution

By Bolor Lkhaajav and Antoine Maire
The singularity of the Mongolian revolutionary process deserves to be underlined. 

Bolor Lkhaajav on Mongolia’s Messy Presidential Election
June 01, 2021

Bolor Lkhaajav on Mongolia’s Messy Presidential Election

By Shannon Tiezzi
A run-down of the state of Mongolian politics a week before the election.
Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?
May 18, 2021

Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?

By Enkhbaigali Byambasuren
A constitutional and legislative crisis resulted in a hunger strike ahead of the June presidential election.

Are Presidential Elections Putting Mongolian Democracy in Peril?
May 12, 2021

Are Presidential Elections Putting Mongolian Democracy in Peril?

By Bat-Orgil Altankhuyag and Fernando Casal Bértoa
Popular presidential elections can serve to increase fragmentation, weaken political parties, and promote polarization, putting democracy at risk. 

Aubrey Menard on Mongolia’s Dynamic Youth
June 01, 2020

Aubrey Menard on Mongolia’s Dynamic Youth

By Catherine Putz
30 years after a youth-led revolution overturned Soviet rule, young Mongols are again at the forefront of change in the country.

Mongolia: How Nalaikh’s Youth See Democracy
May 14, 2020

Mongolia: How Nalaikh’s Youth See Democracy

By Claire Casher, Samantha Coronel, Rasmus Dilling-Hansen, and Cassandra Jeffery
A Canadian research team shares their findings from a Mongolia youth engagement study.
Mongolia's March Against Corruption
February 02, 2019

Mongolia's March Against Corruption

By Peter Bittner
The view from Sukhbaatar Square during a series of mass protests.

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