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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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Dialogue with High Commissioner. Russian Passport

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On September 11, in Kaluga, I held a personal reception of citizens together with the regional ombudsman Yuriy Zelnikov. I was approached by citizen F., who was born in the city of Marhanets, Dnipropetrovsk Region of Ukraine. As a child, he arrived in Russia with his parents, in 2007 his mother died, his father left for Ukraine.

Supreme Court changed the rules of dealing with “likes” and “reposts” cases

Supreme Court changed the rules of dealing with “likes” and “reposts” cases

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Thanks to High Commissioner, victims of fraudulent actions received a chance to return their money

Thanks to High Commissioner, victims of fraudulent actions received a chance to return their money

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Disabled person of group II R. addressed a complaint about inaction of officials on his application for a crime (fraud on the part of citizen V. , who had taken possession of his money) to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. By deceptive means, V. kidnapped money from a bank account for the amount of almost 400,000 rubles:…
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