High Commissioner will submit an Alternative Report on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to the UN Committee

01 February 2018
High Commissioner will submit an Alternative Report on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to the UN Committee

On January 31, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova sent her Alternative Report on the compliance with the UN Convention obligations related to the rights of persons with disabilities for consideration by the UN Committee.

In February, the document will be presented to the international community during the 19th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities which will be held in Geneva.

The Committee is a body of 18 independent experts supervising the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. All States Parties are required to regularly report to the Committee on the implementation of the rights enshrined in the Convention.

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Tatiana Moskalkova presented Annual 2017 Report to Vladimir Putin

Tatiana Moskalkova presented Annual 2017 Report to Vladimir Putin

16 April 2018

On April 16, federal ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova presented a Report on the Activities of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation 2017 to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and informed the head of state about human rights situation in the country.

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to housing

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to housing

10 April 2018

The right to housing is enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation, therefore in some cases the state undertakes to provide citizens with an apartment or a house. However, unfortunately, violations of housing rights occur constantly and everywhere.

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Assistance in a desperate situation

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Assistance in a desperate situation

09 April 2018

A lot of letters coming to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation contain requests for assistance in desperate situations, for example, when a single woman is left with an infant and she does not know what to do…

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