Visit to Mongolia

The Special Rapporteur undertook a country visit to Mongolia from 19 to 27 September.  He discussed a wide range of human rights and environmental issues with government officials and members of civil society, including issues relating to mining, air pollution in the capital, water pollution, and the effects of climate change.  In a statement and press release at the conclusion of the visit, he emphasized the importance of effective implementation of laws on public participation and information.   He will present his final report on the visit to the Human Rights Council in March 2018.