IRIM has successfully organized closing workshop for ‘PROMOTING EFFECTIVE MINING SECTOR GOVERNANCE THROUGH CAPACITY BUILDING RESEARCH AND ENGAGING PROGRAM’ (for the details of the program please visit ) under the Australian Awards Fellowship, funded by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australian Government.

During the workshop AAF fellows introduced initial findings of their research, which have been commenced at the Griffith University as an outcome of the AAF program. 

Besides the research of the fellows, IRIM partners introduced findings of their research in the field of promoting mining governance. 

Following studies have been presented at the workshop:

  • Role of Mining in Sustainable Development: Comparative Analyses of changes in income inequality in mining community of Mongolia, Fellow Mr. Batsugar Tsedendamba
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development: CSR practices in the Mongolian mining sector, Fellow Ms. Minjirmaa Namjinbaatar
  • Missing variables in SIA of mining project of Mongolia: Comparing practices using variables of the International Principles for SIA, Fellow Ms. Elberel Tumenjargal
  • Mineral Licensing Corruption Risk Assessment, Transparency International Mongolia
  • Mining index, MIRIM Consultant LLC.

Representatives of CSO, government, industry, think thanks and academia have participated in the workshop. 

As it is one of our core missions to promote good governance in mining sector with increasing benefit for the community, IRIM will continue its contribution to the research and analysis in mining and in building a national network for the sustainable mining in Mongolia.