The draft federal law "On General Principles of Organization and Operation of Commissioners for Human Rights in the Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation" was submitted to the State Duma. The law is aimed at the introduction of uniform standards to regulate powers and guarantees of regional commissioners.
On the eve of the first reading of the draft law, round tables, discussions and conferences are held throughout the country to find the best solutions to grant regional ombudspersons the most comprehensive tools to protect human rights and freedoms.
The draft law has already been supported by regional legislative bodies of the
Furthermore, the draft law is to be discussed in the People’s Assembly of the Republic of Ingushetia and the Bryansk Region Duma.