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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Expert Council under the High Commissioner approved its sections

Expert Council under the High Commissioner approved its sections

19 May 2017

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed a regulation on creation of the following sections of the Expert Council under the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Representative of High Commissioner visited Butyrka prison castle

Representative of High Commissioner visited Butyrka prison castle

18 May 2017

On May 18, at the invitation of the administration of the Federal State Institution Pretrial Detention Center No. 2 of the Federal Service for the Execution of Sanctions Office in Moscow, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ivan Solovyov took part in the dedication of the iconostasion and the Mantle of Our Lady Temple in the Butyrka prison castle.

Tatiana Moskalkova presented Annual Report on activity of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation before deputies of State Duma

Tatiana Moskalkova presented Annual Report on activity of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation before deputies of State Duma

18 May 2017

On May 17, Tatiana Moskalkova presented the Annual 2016 Report on the activity of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation at the plenary session of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

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