• IRIM’S MISSION

    To be the leading center of knowledge in Mongolia on development-related issues and to provide worldclass independent research outcomes.

News Archive

“The Women’s Business Center” Project ...

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) represent 90% of all enterprises in Mongolia. That 39% of firms had female representatives in business ownership and 36% of SMEs employed women as a top manager. Women are particularly active in the light manufacturing, agriculture, food ...

2018-12-07

“NATIONAL PROGRAM ON COMBATING ILLEGAL ...

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs of Mongolia has started implementing 'National Program on Combating Illegal Circulation of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances: research, training and ...

2018-11-29

IRIM- Annual Reception 2018

IRIM has a tradition to host an Annual Reception since 2015. We are very pleased to inform you that this year we are organizing this event relating to 10th Anniversary of IRIM.

2018-11-27

“Gobi Framework for Sustainable ...

Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM), University of Oxford’s Geography and the Environment, University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration have begun the implementation of the 30 month collaborative project “Gobi Framework for ...

2018-11-12

Focus Areas

  • MINING

    MINING

    MINING

    IRIM has implemented over 20 research, monitoring, evaluation and workshop-based projects during the last ten years.

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  • EDUCATION

    EDUCATION

    EDUCATION

    Although all Mongolian citizens have the right to learn, some groups (including migrants, herders, vulnerable children, and children with disability) have less access to, and opportunities within, secondary and higher education. IRIM has undertaken various projects which contribute to the improvement of access to, and quality of, secondary and higher education for all; especially vulnerable groups.

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  • GOVERNANCE

    GOVERNANCE

    GOVERNANCE

    IRIM focuses on improving appropriate mechanisms, legislation and controls for the government’s activities, and for the integrity, transparency and accountability of public services in general.

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  • LABOUR MARKET

    LABOUR MARKET

    LABOUR MARKET

    To reveal employers’ demands, and know the skillsets of employees, the labour market must be systematically analyzed, and compared with planned areas of investment and economic priorities.

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  • GENDER

    GENDER

    GENDER

    Since its establishment in 2008, IRIM has accumulated considerable resources of data and evidence on gender sensitive policy-making, while striving to ensure gender equality in all areas of its operations.

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  • PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

    PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

    PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

    Nationally, approximately four per cent of Mongolians have disabilities, even though, a few of them involved in the service of education, employment and participated actively in social life.

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Geographical experience

IRIM has successfully conducted projects in more than 220 soums of the 21 provinces of Mongolia.
The map presents our references in specific provinces and cities.

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Respondents

Successfully implemented 160+ projects throughout Mongolia since 2008.

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Clients

Executed projects for 80+ clients and collaborated with 290+ organizations, which are based locally and overseas.

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Partners

25+ experienced professionals in the fields of sociology, economics, management, social work, and legal studies.