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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Russian Constitutional Court appreciated High Commissioner’s arguments for position clarifying

Russian Constitutional Court appreciated High Commissioner’s arguments for position clarifying

17 October 2017

On October 17, the Constitutional Court of Russia, having taken into account the arguments of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova clarified the position on the issue of the return of money previously received by citizens from the Social Insurance Fund of Russia.

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in Russian-Turkish seminar of Ombudsmen

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in Russian-Turkish seminar of Ombudsmen

16 October 2017

On October 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Chief Ombudsman of the Republic of Turkey Seref Malcoc held a joint Russian-Turkish seminar on the exchange of best practices «Analysis of the powers and activities of both institutions, including international cooperation» in Antalya.

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in International Child Volunteers Congress

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in International Child Volunteers Congress

14 October 2017

October 14, Tatiana Moskalkova took part in the International Child Volunteers Congress, which was held in the Hall of Columns of the House of Unions.

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