Russian State Library will host exhibition dedicated to 20th anniversary of Federal Constitutional Law on Commissioner

18 December 2017
Russian State Library will host exhibition dedicated to 20th anniversary of Federal Constitutional Law on Commissioner

On December 19, at the Russian State Library (RSL), the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova will open a book exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Federal Constitutional Law «On the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation».

The thematic exposition includes rare editions from the book collections of the RSL and the library of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. The documents and publications presented at the exhibition reflect the milestones in the development of the institute of state human rights protection in Russia.

In the second part of the educational event, the All-Russian competition «Innovative technologies in legal education on the issues of citizens' rights and freedoms, forms and methods of their protection» will be launched. It is aimed at promoting the formation of the legal culture among the population, involving youth in the process of human rights education of citizens, promotion of human rights knowledge in the information society.

The opening ceremony will be attended by Chairperson of the Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights Mikhail Fedotov, Chairperson of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building Andrey Klishas, the first High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Oleg Mironov, Chairperson of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture Zinaida Dragunkina, President of the Russian State Library Viktor Fyodorov, Vice-Chairperson of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Aslan Abashidze, as well as representatives of scientific and educational community and human rights organizations.

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