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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Postage stamp timed to 20th anniversary of High Commissioner’s institution launched

Postage stamp timed to 20th anniversary of High Commissioner’s institution launched

27 February 2017

On 27 February, a ceremony of postage cancellation was held in Moscow. The postage stamp with symbolics of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation has been launched to mark 20th anniversary since adoption of the Federal Constitutional Law On High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

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

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

21 February 2017

On 21 February, 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.

High Commissioner commented on decision of Constitutional Court

High Commissioner commented on decision of Constitutional Court

10 February 2017

“The Constitutional Court has made a very reasonable decision concerning the article on rules of conducting public meetings,” Tatiana Moskalkova noted.

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