Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online

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General Editor: Seokwoo Lee

Incorporating the work of numerous leading scholars, the Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online provides a detailed description of the practice and implementation of international law in various Asian states. The Encyclopedia covers the introduction of Western international law and the resulting shift from the older Asian order; the development of modern international law; and the impact that all of this has had on Asian states. Each jurisdiction included in the Encyclopedia follows a standard structure for the broadest comparative advantage and starts with a Country Snapshot (Date of Independence, Date of Admission to the United Nations, Geographical Size, Population, Demographic Information, Form of Government, System of Law), followed by a State Report Overview (Executive summary of state report, Key highlights of unique state practice).

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9. Mongolia & International Organizations

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Author(s): Khasbazar, Bekhbat
9.1 Mongolia and the United NationsMongolia joined the United Nations as a full member on October 27, 1961. Thanks to becoming a full member of the international community, Mongolia was able to join other organizations of the United Nations system and international treaties. As a result, Mongolia could expand its foreign relations, receive assistance from the UN and its member countries, and actively cooperate with them. Since Mongolia became a member of the United Nations, it has actively participat…