Narantuya’s PhD thesis at The Australian National University focussed on ‘Transcending Human Rights Instrumentalism: a Study of the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Australia and Mongolia’. She submitted her thesis in July 2016.
Nara is a lawyer from Mongolia specialising in public international law and human rights. She started her career at Amnesty International’s branch in Ulaanbaatar as a campaign coordinator advocating for the ratification of the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court. In 2004, Nara joined the Mongolian Human Rights Commission as a policy officer responsible for monitoring the implementation of Mongolia’s human rights obligations. In different roles such as senior complaints officer and a chief of staff, Nara continued working for Mongolian Human Rights Commission until 2012 when she commenced her PhD studies at RegNet.
Nara has also held various consultancy positions with Mongolian NGOs and international organisations including United Nations Development Program, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Lund University. She was awarded a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University of Mongolia, and Master of Laws degree from the University of Melbourne.