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  Prime Minister - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
A prime minister is an official in a presidential system or semi-presidential system whose duty is to execute the directives of the President and manage the civil service.
In some monarchies the prime minister exercises powers (known as the Royal Prerogative) that are constitutionally vested in the monarch and which can be exercised without the approval of parliament.
Prime Ministers can be found in both constitutional monarchies (as is the case in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Norway and Japan), and in republics, where the head of state is an elected or unelected official with varying degrees of real power.
open-encyclopedia.com /Prime_Minister   (1191 words)

 Prime Minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In some monarchies the prime minister exercises powers (known as the Royal Prerogative) which are constitutionally vested in the Crown and can be exercised without the approval of parliament.
The post of prime minister is one which may be encountered both in constitutional monarchies (such as Belgium, Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and the United Kingdom), and in republics in which the head of state is an elected (such as France) or unelected official (such as Germany) with varying degrees of real power.
Contrary to popular and journalistic myth, most prime ministers in parliamentary systems are not appointed for a specific term of office and in effect may remain in power through a number of elections and parliaments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_minister   (1430 words)

 Prime Minister of Mongolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prime Minister of Mongolia is the highest member of the Mongolian government's executive arm, and heads the Mongolian cabinet.
By the time of Mongolia's second (and more generally recognised) declaration of independence in 1921, the office was controlled by a communist group known as the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party.
A lama named Tseren (or Tserenchimed) held office as "Prime Minister" during a provisional government, and is sometimes cited as the first holder of the modern office.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_Mongolia   (320 words)

 Prime Minister
A prime minister is the chief member of the cabinet in a parliamentary system of government, or alternatively an official in a presidential system or semi-presidential system whose duty is to execute the directives of the President and manage the civil service.
Prime Ministers can be found in both constitutional monarchies (as is the case in the United Kingdom, Norway and Japan), and in republics, where the head of state is an elected or unelected official with varying degrees of real power.
The Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President of the Republic after consultation and with the parties represented in the Assembly of the Republic, due regard being had to the [general] election results.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/prime_minister.html   (1250 words)

On behalf of the Government and people of Mongolia and in my own name I wish to wholeheartedly congratulate you on the occasion of the inauguration of the United Nations Common House, bringing the UN organizations in Ulaanbaatar under common umbrella, thus serving as an embodiment of intensifying their development partnership for Mongolia.
In particular, Mongolia has sponsored resolutions of the UN General Assembly pertaining to UN Literacy Decade: Education for All, the role of co-operatives in social development, the advancement of rural women, promotion of the rights of land-locked developing countries and the principles of the international negotiations.
The Government of Mongolia is committed to working more actively with the United Nations and UN country team headed by the Resident Coordinator Mrs.Menon in promoting poverty alleviation, advancing the livelihood of our people and ensuring the sustainable development of the country.
www.un.int /mongolia/pmaddresscommonhouse.htm   (626 words)

 Nambaryn Enkhbayar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Nambaryn Enkhbayar (Mongolian language: Намбарын Энхбаяр) (born June 1, 1958, in Ulaanbaatar) is the President-elect of Mongolia.
He was the Prime Minister of Mongolia from 2000 until 2004 and Speaker of Parliament between 2004 and 2005.
In the presidential elections on May 22, 2005, Enkhbayar was elected to succeed Natsagiyn Bagabandi with 53.4 percent of the vote, thus avoiding a second round of voting.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Nambaryn_Enkhbayar   (362 words)

 JURIST - Mongolia: Mongolian Law, Legal Research, Human Rights
The constitution empowers the president to propose a prime minister, call for the government's dissolution, initiate legislation, veto all or parts of legislation (the SGH can override the veto with a two-thirds majority), and issue decrees, which become effective with the prime minister's signature.
The prime minister is nominated by the president and confirmed by the SGH.
Dissolution of the government occurs upon the prime minister's resignation, simultaneous resignation of half the cabinet, or after an SGH vote for dissolution.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /world/mongolia.htm   (841 words)

 Tsakhiagiyn Elbegdorj - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elbegdorj Tsakhia (Цахиагийн Элбэгдорж) (born March 30, 1963 in Zereg, Hovd province, Mongolia) is the Prime Minister of Mongolia.
He was actively involved in the drafting and adoption of Mongolia’s new Constitution, one that guarantees human rights, democracy and a free market economy.
On August 20, 2004, Elbegdorj Tsakhia became a Prime Minister of Mongolia again in a grand coalition with the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, after a disputed even split voting for the two major political forces in the parliamentary elections.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tsakhiagiyn_Elbegdorj   (528 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Mongolia had been working consistently within the framework of the Mongolian Constitution on the adoption and implementation of domestic laws regarding provision of human rights and freedoms, especially the rights of the child.
The delegation of Mongolia was made up of representatives of the Office of the Prime Minister; the Office of the General Prosecutor; the Ministry of Finance; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Ministry of Health; the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Ministry of Social Protection and Labour; and the Department of the Police.
As one of the 192 States parties to the Convention, Mongolia is obliged to present periodic reports to the Committee on its efforts to comply with the provisions of the treaty.
www.unhchr.ch /huricane/huricane.nsf/view01/DC3A51A3671516D0C125700E0031BC24?opendocument   (3890 words)

 BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Mongolia faces calamity
At present, 171 counties in 13 provinces of Mongolia are in the disaster-stricken zone.
Mongolia's territory is large, and it is not that easy to deliver assistance to remote localities hit by the winter.
Yes, it is a hard time for Mongolia, and in particular for those at risk in the zud-stricken areas, and we are forced to face a host of unforeseen economic and social problems because of the current disaster in addition to those we are encountering on our way to a democratic and free society.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/asia-pacific/newsid_694000/694716.stm   (1167 words)

 Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
It established a unicameral parliament headed by the Prime Minister and joined by a nationally elected President.
The Prime Minister of Mongolia, the head of the government, presides over the Ih Hural and forms the government, i.e., selects members of the cabinet to head each ministry.
While Americans refer to all three branches (legislative, executive, judicial) as "the government," in Mongolia this term is reserved for the Prime Minister and Cabinet of Ministers.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Mongolia/section3c.shtml   (365 words)

 Foreign relations of Mongolia - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary
The Prime Minister called for coexistence with all nations, and Mongolia follows a general policy of expanding relations with as many countries as possible.
Mongolia is seeking to join APEC and became a full participant in the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in July 1998.
Mongolia did not join the UN until 1960 because repeated threats to veto by the Republic of China, who considered Mongolia to be part of its territory.
smartybrain.com /index.php/Foreign_relations_of_Mongolia   (797 words)

 Former Mongolian Prime Minister Speaks on Mongolia's Transition to Capitalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Elbegdorj Tsakhia, former prime minister of Mongolia, gave a talk entitled "Communism to Capitalism in the Land of Genghis Khan" at the Hoover Institution on May 20.
As Mongolia made the transition to parliamentary democracy in early 1990, Tsakhia was a leader in the movement for political and economic reform.
In addition to serving as prime minister, majority leader, and vice-speaker of the Mongolia's Great Hural (parliament), Tsakhia is the founding president of Liberty Center, a nongovernmental organization supporting political reform and justice in Mongolia, strengthening its democratic society, and protecting human rights and liberty.
www-hoover.stanford.edu /pubaffairs/newsletter/03061/mongolia.html   (383 words)

 The Mongolian Government
Limited to two terms, the Mongolian President is empowered by the constitution to nominate a prime minister, call for dissolution of the government, initiate legislation, veto all or parts of legislation, and issue decrees, which become effective with the prime minister's signature.
The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Ministers are nominated by the President and confirmed by the State Great Hural.
As Mongolia's supreme governmental body, the 76 deputies of the State Great Hural are empowered to enact and amend laws, determine domestic and foreign policy, ratify international agreements, and declare states of emergency.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Jta/Mo/MoGOV0.htm   (790 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Mongolia approves new prime minister, ending feud over disputed elections
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia – A Harvard-educated journalist was chosen by lawmakers Friday to be Mongolia's next prime minister, ending a two-month-old feud over disputed legislative elections.
He was forced to cut short his first term as prime minister after a government, led by former pro-democracy activists, was shaken by a banking scandal.
Former Prime Minister Nambariin Enkhbayar of the MPRP became speaker of parliament, while a vice speaker was named from each of the two main political camps.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040820-0329-mongolia-politics.html   (410 words)

 Once-feared invader's reputation gets a revival - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Asia - News
Since Mongolia emerged from the Soviet Union's shadow in the early 1990s, the lore and myth surrounding the khan, the original bad boy of history, have captured the imagination of this country.
This veneration of Genghis Khan is partly traditional in Mongolia, where most revere their ancestors and where he is considered the father of the nation.
In Mongolia alone, as much as 16 percent of the population could have descended from the Khan, giving new meaning to the idea of nation as family.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2005/07/03/once_feared_invaders_reputation_gets_a_revival   (1251 words)

 mm05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Prime Minister N. Enkhbayar received an invitation from Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed, to attend the 14th summit of the Non-Alignment Movement, to take place in Kuala Lumpur in February 2003.
Prime Minister N. Enkhbayar wrote a congratulatory telegram from Davos, “While participating in the Davos meeting, I heard that Asashoryu Dagvadorj won the Sumo Tournament receiving the Grand Champion title, spreading Mongolia’s reputation in the sumo world with his majestic wrestling, and I am sincerely happy.
Prime Minister expressed gratitude for the effort to arrange the many years of cultural heritage for later generations.
www.mongolmessenger.mn /mm05.htm   (1725 words)

 Mongolian Woman MP Takes Aim at Corruption - Nations and States - Global Policy Forum
Sanjaasuren Oyun, one of only five women in Mongolia’s 76-seat parliament, says her schedule is now so demanding that her karate fl belt is gathering dust at home.
Mongolia’s prime minister, Elbegdorj Tsakhia, told RFA last month he believes her efforts would result in a vote soon.
The current prime minister, Elbegdorj, regards Oyun as among the country’s "most vocal proponents of good governance and democratic, transparent processes." She and her party, he says, have contributed to a change in Mongolian thinking on those issues.
www.globalpolicy.org /nations/launder/regions/2005/0425mongolian.htm   (653 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Mongolia's parliament has appointed a new prime minister, breaking a political impasse following highly contested elections in the north Asian nation two months ago.
Analysts in Mongolia say the new prime minister's biggest challenge will be to keep together a parliament that is so evenly divided.
About half of Mongolia's 2.7 million people are nomadic, and much of the economy depends on animal husbandry.
quickstart.clari.net /voa/art/ec/3AC36253-B05D-4FD8-86C636DE05009E75.html   (315 words)

It is, indeed a great honour and privilege for me to address this special session of the United Nations General Assembly on Children on behalf of the government and the National Children`s Council of Mongolia.
As a young nations with children under 18 making up over a half of its population, Mongolia attaches primary importance to this special session to inspire the vision, commitment and leadership that is needed to fulfil the promise of a better future for every child at the dawn of the 21st century.
Thus, we have been able to improve the quality of education, increase the number of secondary schools and enrolment rates and foster educational opportunities for children, especially for the poor and vulnerable.
www.un-mongolia.mn /unicef/show_news.php?uid=138   (743 words)

The two Prime Ministers agreed that the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in December 2005 would be observed in a befitting manner.
Considering the ancient and historic ties between India and Mongolia, the Government of India agreed to waive the payment for the plot of land allotted to Mongolia at Bodh Gaya for construction of a Mongolian monastery.
On January 15, 2004 Prime Minister Enkhbayar addressed a joint business luncheon meeting by FICCI and CII which was attended by the business community from India and Mongolia.
meaindia.nic.in /pressrelease/2004/01/16pr01.htm   (727 words)

Mongolia lies in central Asia between Siberia on the north and China on the south.
Allied with the USSR in its dispute with China, Mongolia began mobilizing troops along its borders in 1968 when the two powers became involved in border clashes on the Kazakh-Sinkiang frontier to the west and at the Amur and Ussuri rivers.
Disagreement within Mongolia's ruling coalition over the pace and direction of market reforms in April 1998 caused a shake-up that thrust Tsakhiagiyn Elbegdorj, a pro-reform politician, into the prime minister's position.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107796.html   (877 words)

 Encyclopedia: Prime Minister of Mongolia
Peljidiyn Genden (1892 - November 26, 1937) was a Prime Minister of Mongolia.
Horloogiyn Choybalsan (1895–January 26, 1952) was the Communist leader of Mongolia from the 1930s until his death.
Elbegdorj Tsakhiagiyn (Цахиагийн Элбэгдорж;) (born March 30, 1963 in Zereg, Hovd province, Mongolia) is the Prime Minister of Mongolia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Prime-Minister-of-Mongolia   (2391 words)

 OpinionJournal - America the Beautiful
Mongolia's 2.6 million citizens have at least as much claim to poverty, suffering and a horrific past as many of the angry folks in the more troublesome nations on which the U.S. lavishes loads of attention.
Wedged between China and Russia, Mongolia perforce deals with the world mainly via the two unenviable hubs of Beijing and the Siberian city of Irkutsk--routes that entail a high surcharge for travel and trade.
I would not advise smothering Mongolia in aid, which too often warps and corrupts the development of the economies it is meant to boost.
www.opinionjournal.com /columnists/cRosett?id=95001832   (1145 words)

 September 1998
Mongolia: Prime minister candidate Rinchinnyamyn Amarjargal is rejected by Parliament, winning only 35 of 71 votes.
On September 11 the Duma elects Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov as prime minister (317-63).
Sweden: In parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Göran Persson's Social Democratic Party wins 36.6% of the vote (131 of 349 seats), the Moderate Party 22.7% (82), the Left Party 12% (43), the Christian Democrats 11.8% (42), the Centre Party 5.1% (18), the Liberal Party 4.7% (17), and the Green Party 4.5% (16).
rulers.org /1998-09.html   (709 words)

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