High Commissioner took part in meeting held by Civic Chamber of Russian Federation

11 January 2017

On 11 January, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova took part in a meeting of a working group for formation, interaction and increase of effectiveness of Russian public monitoring commissions. The working group has been formed at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

Discussion of additional intake of PMC members taking into account opinion of human rights community was a key topic of the meeting.

The participants discussed amendments to Federal Law No. 76-FZ as of 10 June 2008 On Public Control Over Respect for Human Rights at Places of Detention and Assistance to Persons Held at Places of Detention to establish the procedure of additional nomination of candidatures to the composition of a public monitoring commission at a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, if the number of members fixed by a council of the Civic Chamber for a corresponding constituent entity of the Russian Federation allows it to appoint additional candidatures.

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Tatiana Moskalkova held a reception of citizens of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic via videoconference

Tatiana Moskalkova held a reception of citizens of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic via videoconference

17 August 2017

On August 17, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a reception of applicants from the Kabardino-Balkar Republic through videoconference.

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Saving a family

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Saving a family

14 August 2017

Helping people is a top priority for the High Commissioner. Whichever difficulties a person faces, regardless of his/her social status and financial situation, it is our duty to help him/her. Fortunately, in some cases we manage to help whole families.

High Commissioner representative addressed the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

High Commissioner representative addressed the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

03 August 2017

On August 31, at the 93rd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in Geneva the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Olga Goncharenko informed the audience that the federal ombudsman continually monitors manifestations of racial discrimination in any area of public life.

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