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IRIM's PARTICIPATION AT THE 90th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE JAPANESE SOCIOLOGICAL SOCIETY

IRIM’s delegate Ms Tselmegsaikhan Lkhagva, sociologist, has attended the 90th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Sociological Society (JSS) at the University of Tokyo in Japan between 4-5th November 2017

2017-11-09

International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) Annual meeting is taking place in Washington, DC, between 9-15th of October 2017.

This year annual meeting is bringing together 12000 participants, such as central bankers, ministers of finance and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil

2017-10-24

“Evaluation of national health programs” project

IRIM is conducting an evaluation of the “National Health Program” and “Second National program on prevention and control of disease caused by unhealthy habits” among adolescents and youth in Bayanzurk

2017-10-03

Democracy in the 21st Century: Challenges and the Ways Forward

Democracy in the 21st Century: Challenges and the Ways Forward An international conference sponsored by the World Society Foundation Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 9-­‐10 July 2018

2017-09-28

Citizen opinion survey on decentralization of public services

IRIM is conducting a survey to determine citizens’ satisfaction with public services and to identify steps to improve access to such services in collaboration with The Asia Foundation.

2017-09-27

Is equitable participation of men and women in environmental decision making and benefits ensured in the current situation of Mongolia ?

IRIM started a new research project in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to provide overview the current situation of gender equality in the environmenta

2017-09-20

Real- time monitoring of the impact of planned fiscal tightening and changes on social welfare spending

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is implementing a project on the social and economic consequences of welfare payment changes especially on the Child Money Program (CMP)” in colla

2017-09-14

IRIM research Institute is implementing capacity building programme in cooperation with and hosted by Griffith University

Governance and sustainable development of mining and environment is one of key focus area of IRIM research institute. Thus, under the mission to build capacity for research and consulting, and further

2017-09-13

CHILD DEVELOPMENTAL ACTIVITIES ARE UNDERTAKEN ALIGNING NEEDS OF THE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

CHILD DEVELOPMENTAL ACTIVITIES ARE UNDERTAKEN ALIGNING NEEDS OF THE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (The Mongolian version of the screening tool used in detecting any difficulties in children functions on

2017-08-16

THE BEST PRACTICES COMPETITION, HELD WITHIN THE PROJECT “BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY” IS OVER

Since April 2016, IRIM is implementing the “Brighter Future for Children with Disability” project Iin cooperation with World Vision International Mongolia. , IRIM NGO is currently implementing the pr

2017-07-25

8th African Evaluation Association International Conference 2017

The African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) was founded in 1999 and is therefore one of the oldest regional associations in the world. Their primary aim is to increase evaluation opportunities by build

2017-04-20

IRIM's Nine Standout Projects

We are presenting nine standout projects to mark our ninth anniversary. Please click on a projects name to download the full report. For all nine standout project reports please go to 'Publications',

2017-04-10

Happy birthday to IRIM!

Today marks nine years since we were established on 4 April 2008, and my how we’ve grown! When we were founded we had four staff members, and we now have around 25 full-time staff, as well as a large

2017-04-04

We are organizing a consultative meeting on developing national evaluation standards

We are organizing a consultative meeting on developing national evaluation standards on March 21 2017. This meeting is part of the “Launching and applying the ASEAN regional evaluation standard framew

2017-03-20

Annual reception-2016

It becomes IRIM’s tradition to host an Annual reception, which aims at raising awareness and attention among the key stakeholders on some important issues it works on. This year’s topic was "Sustainab

2016-12-19

The Swiss Development Agency started to implement the 4th phase of Sustainable Artisanal Mining Project (SAM) from 2015

The Swiss Development Agency started to implement the 4th phase of Sustainable Artisanal Mining Project (SAM) from 2015

2016-11-23

“Gobi Oyu” Development Support Fund Strategic Planning Workshop Project

IRIM is implementing training and consultation project ordered by “Gobi Oyu” Development Support Fund, aiming to improve its strategic and policy planning.

2016-11-17

IRIM Board independent member Ms. Batchimeg Namsraidorj participated in the 2016 Asian Evaluation Week

IRIM Board independent member Ms. Batchimeg Namsraidorj participated in the 2016 Asian Evaluation Week in Xi’an city, People’s Republic of China on 5-9 September and presented IRIM’s paper on Gender R

2016-11-17

The Higher Education Responsiveness to Labor Market consultancy service

Dissemination workshop of the project "ADB- The Higher Education Responsiveness to Labor Market consultancy service under Higher Education Reform Project (HERP)" was organized at the Ministry of Educa

2016-11-03

Technical specifications for the study on technical needs of mercury management in Mongolia

“Technical Specifications for the Study on Technical Needs of Mercury Management in Mongolia” which was ordered by “EX” Research Institute of Japan within cooperation between Japanese Ministry of the

2016-10-12

IRIM has accomplished a project ‘Engaging Stakeholders in Environmental Conversation Phase II’

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) has completed an end-line study for the ‘Engaging Stakeholders in Environmental Conversation, Phase II’(ESEC II) project.

2016-09-20

A MOU is signed with Chingeltei District Governor Office

Chingeltei District Governor Office, World Vision-Mongolia International Organization and IRIM Research Institute have concluded a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding within in the framework of pro

2016-09-20

A MOU is signed with Bayanzurkh District Governor Office

Bayanzurkh District Governor Office, World Vision-Mongolia International Organization, IRIM Research Institute have concluded a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding within in the framework of projec

2016-09-01

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2016-08-26

Mainstreaming, acceleration and policy support (MAPs) for SDGs: Gender baseline analysis against SDGs in Mongolia

As part of the ongoing efforts in supporting Mongolia’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) readiness and national target setting, ‘MAPS: Gender Baseline Analysis against SDGs in Mongolia’ assessment w

2016-07-29

IRIM has started to implement a project “Brighter Future for the Children with Disabilities” in collaboration with World Vision Mongolia on 23 ...

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) has started to implement a project “Brighter Future for the Children with Disabilities” in collaboration with World Vision Mongolia on 23 June 201

2016-07-18

Engaging Stakeholders in Environmental Conversation Phase II (ESEC II)

The Asian Foundation cooperating with Ministry of Mining started project ‘Engaging Stakeholders in Environmental Conversation Phase II (ESEC II)’ since 2013. The ESEC II project focuses on environment

2016-07-18

Corruption risk assessment in Mining sector of Mongolia

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) has accomplished the “Corruption Risk Assessment in Mining Sector of Mongolia” from November 2015 to June 2016.  The main goal of this assessment

2016-06-16

IRIM President, Ambassador Bekhbat Receives Légion d’Honneur Medal

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and IRIM President Dr Bekhbat Khasbazar received Légion d’Honneur Medal on 7 June 2016. Recognising Ambassador Bekhbat’s contributions made to diplomatic r

2016-06-15

IRIM attended the 2016 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington, DC

The Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group took place in Washington, DC, April 15-17, 2016. This year's Spring Meetings events brought together nearly 10,00

2016-06-03

INTERNATIONAL MONGOLIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON DC, USA

Project Coordinator Ms. Ulziisaikhan Sereeter participated in the 10th Annual International Mongolian Studies Conference in Washington D.C on 13-14th of May in 2016. In 10th Annual International Mong

2016-06-03

“IRIM” is implementing socio-economic evaluation survey of the Regional Environmental Assessment of a Coal to Synthetic Natural Gas Plant ...

“IRIM” is implementing socio-economic evaluation survey of the Regional Environmental Assessment of a Coal to Synthetic Natural Gas Plant sub-project of Mining Infrastructure Investment Support projec

2016-06-03

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Project and research manager

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2016-05-31

International Mongolian Studies Conference in Washington DC, USA.

Mrs.Ulziisaikhan participated and presented survey findings at international Mongolian Studies Conference in Washington DC, USA.

2016-05-19

Evaluation study on “Policy and Activities to increase employment of Persons With Disabilities”

IRIM is launching Evaluation study on “Policy and Activities to increase employment of Persons With Disabilities”, in cooperation with Ministry of Labor. Survey will be conducted in Ulaanbaatar, Huvs

2016-04-26

‘Bulgan area development programme’ midterm evaluation

Project purpose: The fundamental goal of the organization is to decrease poverty and create healthy and safe environments for childrens’ growth by supporting parents and improving living standards of

2016-04-25

Happy anniversary

Today is a special day for us. IRIM was established in April 4th , 2008 and since then we have been operating sustainably with a vision of becoming world-class professional organisation that provides

2016-04-04

Regional economic integration: Opportunities and risks for Mongolia

In general, the approach is to offer capacity development to policy-makers, civil service officials and organizations in the private sector and civil society. The proposed study aims at undertaking a

2016-03-21

Prospectors and Developers Association PDAC 2016 - 84th Anniversary

PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is the world’s leading Convention for people, companies and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. The four-day annua

2016-03-09

INCEPTION MISSION WORKSHOP: Strengthening Extractive Sector Management in Mongolia (SESMIM) project

The workshop took place on 14-15 January 2016 at Chinggis Khaan Hotel in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The workshop was held from 9am to 5pm. A total of 48 participants attended the workshop in order to refl

2016-03-07

IRIM IS CONDUCTING THE BASELINE STUDY OF "MAINSTREAMING SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN MONGOLIA" (MASAM) PROGRAM

The project goal or end-of-project-vision aims for citizens in poor localities to have increased access to public decision-making processes and quality services through social accountability.

2016-03-07

Anti – Corruption Reforms in Mongolia report

The IAAC’s activity reports for 2013 and 2014 also mentioned that memoranda of understanding were concluded between the IAAC and number of NGOs, including Transparency International, Globe Internation

2016-03-07

Study of Local Educational Organizations; for Sustainable and Green Development

The Study is part of the ‘Education for Sustainable Development’ project; planned, implemented and jointly financed by the SDC, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (MECS) and Ministry of Enviro

2016-02-01

EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY Transparency in mining sector licensing in Mongolia is measured

Funded by NRGI Mongolia, IRIM has conducted a policy research on open data in mining sector licensing. The research is aimed to measure transparency in allocation of mining licenses and develop recomm

2015-12-30

IRIM supports the Bangkok Declaration on National Evaluation Capacities and Global Evaluation Agenda 2016-2020

From 26-30 October, IRIM participated at the 4th International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities (NEC) in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of the conference was ‘Blending Evaluation Principles

2015-12-30

IRIM presented its design on Impact Evaluation of EITI Mongolia at the G7 Fast Track Partnership Conference

On 10 and 11 November 2015, G7‘Fast-Track Partnerships´ Conference’ on mid-term review of the EITI was organized by GIZ Integrated Mineral Resource Initiative (IMRI) at Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar.

2015-12-30

Assessment on corruption risk in Mongolian extractive industries is started

United Nations Development Programme conducts projects and programs, since 1973, related to certain areas such as human development support, poverty reduction, sustainable management of environmental

2015-12-30

"Information Transparency in Mongolia - Today" Consultative Meeting is held

Law on Information Transparency and Right to Information and law on Glass account have now been under implementation stage in Mongolia since it was first adopted. IRIM and Transparency International M

2015-12-24

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Project and research manager

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2015-12-22

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Project development director

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2015-12-22

Workshop on “Reflecting Labor Market Survey Findings for Higher Education Activities”

“Reflecting Labor Market Survey Findings for Higher Education Activities” workshop of Consultancy service for higher education responsiveness to labor market was organized on 2nd of December. The Mini

2015-12-21

IRIM Annual Reception 2015

Since its establishment, IRIM has been actively involved in supporting international initiatives to promote evaluation policies and evaluation usage, and to incorporate them into the national public p

2015-12-15

"The Second National Workshop on Implementing Responsible Governance of Tenure"

E.Oyundelger, Research of IRIM, attended "The Second National Workshop on Implementing Responsible Governance of Tenure", between November 4-5, 2015 organized in Khan Palace Kempinski Hotel, Ulaanbaat

2015-11-23

Consultancy Service For Higher Education Responsiveness To Labor Market

The ADB loan 2766-MON: Consultancy Service for Higher Education Responsiveness to Labor Market organized the “Graduates employment, Employment satisfaction survey and analysis” workshop for Higher Edu

2015-10-16

The IRIM completes the baseline survey of the ‘Youth Development Project’

The Youth Development Programme (YDP) (2013-2016) is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Government of Luxembourg, and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and is jointly im

2015-10-16

The Sustainable Artisanal Mining Project (SAM)

The Sustainable Artisanal Mining Project (SAM) Phase 4 builds upon 10 years of Implementation and aims to consolidate the remarkable progress towards responsible community mining within an enabling le

2015-10-16

Endline evaluation of FOCE Project

The Asia Foundation (TAF) is implementing the Fostering Civic Engagement at Sub-National Level (FOCE) project in cooperation with the Office of the President of Mongolia and with generous funding from

2015-10-16

IRIM is conducting Monitoring and Evaluation training as part of the World Bank funded Institutional Strengthening for Donor Assistance Management ...

The Mongolian Ministry of Finance is implementing the World Bank funded Institutional Strengthening for Donor Assistance Management project. This project intends to support the Government of Mongolia

2015-10-16

CONSULTANCY SERVICE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION RESPONSIVENESS TO LABOR MARKET

The ADB Higher Education Reform Project (HERP) aims to support the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (MECS) to institute needed reforms of the higher education sector. The project will be imp

2015-10-16

The final evaluation survey of The Asia Foundations FOCE Project has started

IRIM is implementing the final evaluation survey of the Fostering Civic Engagement at Subnational Level (FOCE) project for The Asia Foundation. IRIM implemented the baseline assessment survey for this

2015-10-16

IRIM implements the baseline assessment of The Asia Foundations HWTS project in Nalaikh District

IRIM implements the baseline assessment of The Asia Foundations HWTS project in Nalaikh District IRIM has implemented the baseline assessment survey of the Environmental Protection and School-and Hou

2015-10-16

IRIM is conducting a disability and education project with JICA

The Disability and Education research project is a Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funded project implemented by IRIM and JICA under methodological guidance of the JICA Research Institut

2015-10-16

The second follow-up survey for the One Stop Shop project has started at IRIM.

IRIM has started implementing a second follow-up survey of the “One Stop Shop” (OSS) project. The follow-up surveys are a Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation  funded project run by the Human

2015-10-16

IRIM participated in the Forum on Japan - ADB Assistance

IRIM Operations Director S.Moiltmaa and Executive Director A.Dolgion participated in the Forum on Japan-ADB assistance in Mongolia, jointly organised by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan Fund

2015-10-16

IRIM organizes “Multi-Stakeholder Consultation Workshop” within the “Tuul River Improvement Project”

IRIM has been engaged in Social Analysis activities of the “Tuul River Improvement Project TA-8560 MON”, implemented by MEGD through the ADB. Within the project scope, IRIM team successfully organized

2015-10-16

IRIM is Committed to Make Impact Evaluation Matter

IRIM has a strong agenda in providing rigorous evidence on ‘what works, how, why and at what cost’ through impact evaluations. Within this goal, IRIM participated in the “Making Impact Evaluation Matt

2015-10-16

IRIM participates in PDAC 2014 held in Toronto.

Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) attended the annual convention of Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada – PDAC 2014 held in Toronto, Canada on March 2-5, 2014. IRIM’s part

2015-10-16

Public Perception Baseline Survey on Water and Mining Issues

 As a result of the recent boom in Mongolia’s mining sector, nature and environment, in particular, water issues in the Gobi have been raised as an outstanding topic among the Government, locals and m

2015-10-16

IRIM has commenced Public Perception Survey on water issues in Umnugobi aimag

       Independent Research Institute of Mongolia has launched baseline survey on public perception over water issues in Umnugobi aimag under subscription of the International Finance Corporation, a m

2015-10-16

Mongolian Police Services Delivery Monitoring is launched

Independent Research Institute of Mongolia has launched a Police Service Delivery Monitoring project from September 2013, commissioned by the Ministry of Justice and the General Police Agency of Mongo

2015-10-16

IRIM implemented the Baseline Survey of the Fostering Civic Engagement at Sub-National Level project

IRIM was selected as a Monitoring and Evaluation entity of the Fostering Civic Engagement at Sub-National Level project. The project is implemented by the Asia Foundation and funded by Swiss Agency fo

2015-10-16

Baseline study on the value of investment made by miners and traders into local economic sector and their contribution to economic growth in ASM ...

In phase 4 of the Sustainable Artisanal Mining (SAM) project implementation, one of broad outcome areas of the project focuses on maximizing commodities contributions from artisanal small-scale mining

2015-10-16

Comprehensive Socio-economic Development in Rural Mongolia

Social care programme of the MRCS implemented the project between 2012 and 2015 in order to enhance the socio-economic development of 7 target provinces. The project had two main activities, which wer

2015-10-16

“Risk assessment project of the officials and organizations’ integrity, transparency and openness of the decisions of Municipality of the Capital ...

 IRIM is launching “Risk assessment project of the officials and organizations’ integrity, transparency and openness of the decisions of Municipality of the Capital city”, in cooperation with Transpar

2015-10-16

Consultancy Service For Higher Education Responsiveness To Labor Market

The ADB loan 2766-MON: Consultancy Service for Higher Education Responsiveness to Labor Market organized the “Graduates employment, Employment satisfaction survey and analysis” workshop for Higher Edu

2015-10-16

The IRIM completes the baseline survey of the ‘Youth Development Project’

The Youth Development Programme (YDP) (2013-2016) is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Government of Luxembourg, and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and is jointly im

2015-10-16

The Sustainable Artisanal Mining Project (SAM)

The Sustainable Artisanal Mining Project (SAM) Phase 4 builds upon 10 years of Implementation and aims to consolidate the remarkable progress towards responsible community mining within an enabling le

2015-10-16

IRIM Annual report 2014/2015

2014/2015 жилийн тайлан хэвлэгдэн гарлаа.

2015-10-16

The final evaluation survey of The Asia Foundations FOCE Project has started

IRIM is implementing the final evaluation survey of the Fostering Civic Engagement at Subnational Level (FOCE) project for The Asia Foundation. IRIM implemented the baseline assessment survey for this

2015-10-16

VACANCY NOTICE Employment opportunity: Project and research manager

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2015-10-16

VACANCY NOTICE Employment opportunity: Consultants

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2015-10-16

VACANCY NOTICE Employment opportunity: Operations Director (1 position)

 The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world

2015-10-16

VACANCY NOTICE Employment opportunity: Executive Director (1 position)

The Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) is a leading organization that develops and conducts research, consultation, evaluation, and training projects. We are striving to become a world-

2015-10-16

IRIM attends the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology

The ISA XVIII World Congress of Sociology (July 13-19, 2014) is being held in Yokohama, Japan under the theme of “Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology”. The Congress is held every

2015-10-16

IRIM team presented survey result at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s Mid-Term review meeting

Over the past two months, IRIM staff have been working intensively on the first part of a contract to establish a ‘Monitoring Survey for the SDC Cooperation Strategy of 2013-2016’. The system will pro

2015-10-16

Invitation

We are looking for a joint partner on consultancy at Higher education reform project announced by ADB. Interested consulting service providers are welcome to contact our company.

2015-10-16

IRIM is implementing the SDC Cooperation Strategy Monitoring Survey

Over the past two months, IRIM staff have been working intensively on the first part of a contract to establish a ‘Monitoring Survey for the SDC Cooperation Strategy of 2013-2016’. The system will pro

2015-10-16

AYAD heads in to the field

Australian Youth Ambassador for Development (AYAD), Rebecca King, recently had her first experience with field work research in Jargalant soum, in Tov aimag Mongolia.

2015-10-16

Fifth Anniversary Message

As we celebrate our fifth anniversary, we wanted to let you know that we are grateful for our colleagues and fellow scholars for supporting us, clients for cooperating with us and all the respondents

2015-10-16

Ulaanbaatar Ger Area Baseline Survey is in progress

Mongolian Government and UB city municipality have been aiming to transform today’s UB Ger area into an internationally approved living environment where social-economical, cultural, and ecological st

2015-10-16

Researcher Student Program

Researcher students in the program continue to the end of the first graduates of our program IRIM has worked as a researcher. This program is held for the third consecutive year. You Receive active pr

2015-09-29

IRIM’s use of tablets in data collection

Since 2014 IRIM has started using Mobile applications in data collection at the field. IRIM’s collecting quantitative, qualitative and geo data (GPS coordinates) using ODK, CSPro Data Entry applicatio

2015-09-29

Researcher Program Announced students.

Researcher Program Announced students.

2015-09-28

Discussion of the Omnogovi water was successfully completed.

Discussion of the Omnogovi water was successfully completed.

2015-09-07