“THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC CONFERENCE ON “LAW AND DEVELOPMENT IN A TIME OF CRISIS” WAS BEING HELD”
The 20th anniversary of the National Legal Institute of Mongolia occurs on September 26, 2022. The International Academic Conference on “Law and development in a time of crisis” was being held as part of the 20th Anniversary of the National Legal Institute. Domestic and foreign scholars from Korea, Singapore, and Japan attended the conference.
The conference was inaugurated by Dr. Erdem-Undrakh.Kh, Director of the National Legal Institute. During the opening speech about the conference’s purpose, importance, and features, she emphasized that the legal system plays an important role in developing countries despite the fact that a nation’s prosperity depends on various internal and external factors.
During the opening marks, Zandanshatar. G, Chairman of the Great Ikh Khural of Mongolia, highlighted that the National Legal Institute of Mongolia is one of the fundamental organizations in the legal sector which makes an outstanding contribution to the development of national legislation.
Subsequently, Nyambaatar.Kh, Minister of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia, Felix Glenk, Resident Representative of the Hanns-Seidel Foundation, as well as Prof. Dr. Amarsanaa B, Director School of Law, National University of Mongolia, gave their speeches, expressing their sincere gratitude to the participating scholars and highlighting the role of NLI and further legislative development of Mongolia.
The conference consisted of three main parts and general and fundamental issues were discussed during the first part, while issues related to public and private law were discussed in the second and third parts separately. Narangerel.S, member of the Academy of Sciences and Professor Emeritus of NUM presented “The Evolution of the spirit of laws: Chinggis Khan and Montesquieu”.
The first part of the conference was also comprised of presentations by Sainzorig P, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia and Prof. Dr. Andrew James Harding, National University of Singapore, named “Current issues of private law in Mongolia: Reform Policy” and “Law and Development: A New Moment”.
In the second part of the conference, Ganzorig D, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, NUM and Prof. Dr. Byambaa.J, Prof. Dr. Narufumi Kadomatsu of Graduate School of Law, Kobe University participated with their presentations such as “The relationship between Local government law and other laws”, “Criminal Justice: Traditions and Reforms” and “How can land law address ‘underuse’ issues: The case of Japan”.
After the presentation “No need to be woke: Contextualizing Anglo-America’s discovery of corporate purpose,” which was presented by Prof. Dr. Dan W. Puchniak, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore Management University, conference participants, Dr. Buyankhishig B, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, NUM and Prof. Dr. Uranstetseg.B, National Academy of Governance, presented their articles named “Civil law traditions and contemporary challenges” and “Defining the role of the Labour code in national development” before the presentation on “Korea’s legislative development to overcome natural disaster” by Dr. Junseo Lee, Korea Legislation Research Institute, Senior Principal Researcher and Dr. Jiyeon Choi, Korea Legislation Research Institute, Senior Researcher.