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Tur-Od Lkhagvajav

Tur-Od Lkhagvajav (@TurodLkhagvajav) holds several leading civil society positions, including as Co-Founder & President of Transparency International – Mongolia, a member of the National OGP (Open Government Partnership) Task Force and National Council for EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative), and an elected member of Coordinating Council for Publish What You Pay/PWYP – Coalition of 30 Mongolian NGOs. Since 2013, he has also functioned as first Country Facilitator for LOGIN – Local Governance Initiative and Network for South and East Asia. He is founding Chair of the Mongolian Foundation for Democracy and first Convener/Secretary General of Mongolia Democracy Foundation & Network. He is also National Coordinator for 11th Asia-Europe People’s Forum ( within the ASEM process and Co-Convener & Steering Committee member of Asia Democracy Network ( In addition, he was appointed by the President of Mongolia as member and elected Chairman of the Public Oversight Council (with 15 leading CSOs and mass media representatives as its members) at the Independent Authority Against Corruption in May 2014 until 2018. Prior, Tur-Od was Legal Assistant to the President of Mongolia and Special Adviser to the Minister of Justice in 2012-2014.

Tur-Od served on the OGP Steering Committee as a civil society member from 2017 – 2020.

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