Representative of High Commissioner spoke at Forum in Astana

16 May 2017

On May 16, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ivan Solovyov spoke at the first forum of the National Preventive Mechanism "Torture prevention: Kazakh and international experience".

In his speech, Ivan Solovyov dwelled on the issues of cooperation of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and public monitoring commissions, as well as on other mechanisms of due course of law in detention facilities.

Furthermore, the event was attended by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov, members of the Coordination Council under the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan, heads of regional groups of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM), representatives of the Council of Europe and of the OSCE programs office in Astana, delegates of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, foreign ombudsmen as well as representatives of legislative, monitoring, law enforcement and educational authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The NPM mechanism has been operating in Kazakhstan since 2014. Since then more than a thousand of preventive visits have been made and 22 trainings for NPM groups have been organized. Also, amendments concerning the modernization of legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan have been proposed.

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Tatiana Moskalkova held a reception of citizens of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic via videoconference

Tatiana Moskalkova held a reception of citizens of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic via videoconference

17 August 2017

On August 17, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a reception of applicants from the Kabardino-Balkar Republic through videoconference.

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Saving a family

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Saving a family

14 August 2017

Helping people is a top priority for the High Commissioner. Whichever difficulties a person faces, regardless of his/her social status and financial situation, it is our duty to help him/her. Fortunately, in some cases we manage to help whole families.

High Commissioner representative addressed the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

High Commissioner representative addressed the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

03 August 2017

On August 31, at the 93rd session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in Geneva the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Olga Goncharenko informed the audience that the federal ombudsman continually monitors manifestations of racial discrimination in any area of public life.

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