On November 11, 2021, Mr. Oyun-Erdene, Prime Minister of Mongolia, submitted a draft law on the legal status of the whistleblower to Mr. Zandanshatar, Chairman of the Parliament.
The purpose of this law is to support, protect and encourage whistleblowers who report in the public interest, and to prevent any actions that could worsen their legal status.
The Government of Mongolia is working to reduce the number of business licenses to under 400.
The digitalization of the health sector is in full swing. In the face of the pandemic, there is an urgent need to digitalize health care services. Within 2021, the government is working to organize the digitalization of traditional services and is in process of developing six programs to implement in the health sector.
IAAC recovered MNT 96.2 billion from corruption investigation in 2021.
The cabinet convened irregularly on July 16 and established a working group responsible for stopping corruption, cutting red tape, and improving the Corruption perceptions index. At the meeting, Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs Kh. Nyambaatar was charged with approving and implementing a plan with intensives measures.
A working group chaired by Mr. Nyambaatar, Minister of Justice and Home Affairs, to improve the Corruption Perceptions Index analyzes complaints received through Government Public Relations Center Hotline and presents the results to the weekly Cabinet meetings.
SOME CIVIL SERVANTS ARE LABELED AS "HIS/HER PAWN"
Mr. Zandanshatar, Chairman of the Parliament:
- Citizens are criticizing the bureaucracy, corruption, and unethical behavior of the civil servants in middle- and lower-level. Therefore, there is an urgent need to legalize the ethics of civil servants in Mongolia. This issue was also seriously discussed during the constitutional amendment. In 2018, while working at the Cabinet Secretariat, I established a working group on the draft Law on Ethics and Discipline of Civil Servants and the draft Law on Selection of Civil Servants.
State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs Mr. Baasandorj gave a brief interview regarding the Law on Public Information.
Current Law on Information Transparency and the Right to Access Information is being revised into the Law on Public Information. Let's start the conversation with the reason behind the revision.
Mr. Dashdavaa, Director General of the IAAC, met with the newly appointed Chairman and members of the Public Council on September 9, 2021, at the Public Center.
By the decree of the President of Mongolia, 15 members have been appointed to the non-staff Public Council under the Anti-Corruption Agency.
They exchanged views on opportunities and ways to build public participation and oversight in the fight against corruption.