High Commissioner’s Expert Council composition approved

09 March 2017

On 27 February, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed an order to approve the composition of the Expert Council.

In accordance with the order, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is the Chairperson of the council. Honored Lawyer of Russia, Advocate Henry Reznik and Doctor of Law, Professor and Honored Lawyer of Russia Valery Chernikov have been appointed Vice-Presidents.

The Expert Council includes well-known representatives of the human rights and scientific communities, as well as experts in the field of national and international legislation. The full list of members (in Russian language) is available in the Documents section.

The Expert Council is an advisory body formed in accordance with Article 41 of the Federal Constitutional Law On the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

The main tasks of the Council are to develop recommendations, advise and inform the High Commissioner on the protection of human and civil rights and freedoms, as well as interaction with governmental bodies and civil society.

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High Commissioner held working meeting with Governor of Belgorod Region

High Commissioner held working meeting with Governor of Belgorod Region

17 March 2017

On 17 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova held a working meeting with Governor of Belgorod Region Yevgeny Savchenko and regional Commissioner for Human Rights Alexander Panin.

With assistance of High Commissioner 12 convicted Ukrainian citizens transferred to country of citizenship

With assistance of High Commissioner 12 convicted Ukrainian citizens transferred to country of citizenship

17 March 2017

On 17 March, with the assistance of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova, 12 convicted Ukrainian citizens who served their sentences in correctional institutions of the Republic of Crimea and other regions of Russia were transferred to Ukraine at the checkpoint "Nekhoteyevka-Goptovka" in Belgorod Region.

Joint workshop with Council of Europe started in Sochi

Joint workshop with Council of Europe started in Sochi

16 March 2017

On 16 March, a  two-day  seminar called ‘Protection of Social Rights as a Necessary Guarantee of  Law-Based  State Sustainable Development’ under the auspices of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe was launched in Sochi.

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