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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