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High Commissioner’s working visit to Strasbourg from 25 to 28 March

21 March 2019
High Commissioner’s working visit to Strasbourg from 25 to 28 March

From 25 to 28 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to pay a working visit to Strasbourg.

During the visit, Tatiana Moskalkova is to meet with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović, Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena Taylor, Director General of the Directorate of Human Rights and the Rule of Law of the Council of Europe Christos Giakoumopoulos and President of the European Court of Human Rights Guido Raimondi.

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