Print

Tatiana Moskalkova held meeting with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

05 March 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova held meeting with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

On March 5, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held the meeting with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in the framework of Geneva official visit.

At the meeting participants discussed the results of human rights activities, as well as areas for further development of interaction between the Office of the High Commissioner and OHCHR in the framework of ongoing projects.

According to the federal ombudsman, in 2018 the rights of more than 184,000 citizens who asked for help in solving problems with provision of housing, providing small settlements with health centers, environmental problems, etc were restored. Assistance was also provided to foreigners who came to Russia to attend matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The High Commissioner spoke about the establishment of the Scientific and Educational Center for Human Rights in Russia, and also announced the launch of a joint project with the Council of Europe "Cooperation in the implementation of the National Strategy for Women for 2017–2022".

At the end of the meeting participants noted the importance of holding joint seminars on anti-discrimination issues. The Russian Ombudsman also supported the idea of conducting training seminars for newly authorized ombudsman officers and their employees. By prior arrangement, training is scheduled for the period of the Coordinating Council of Commissioners for Human Rights in Kazan in May.

News of the High Commissioner
Tatiana Moskalkova appealed to Lyudmila Denisova in defense of rights of Vladimir Filimonov

Tatiana Moskalkova appealed to Lyudmila Denisova in defense of rights of Vladimir Filimonov

07 March 2019
At the end of February, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received an appeal from a lawyer of Russian citizen Vladimir Filimonov regarding his unlawful detention. The applicant complains against the extension of the detention and asks to report on the conditions of detention and the state of health of Vladimir Filimonov. Last October, Russian lawyers Vladimir…
High Commissioner addressed 40th session of UN Human Rights Council

High Commissioner addressed 40th session of UN Human Rights Council

06 March 2019
On March 6, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed the 40th session of the Human Rights Council in the Panel Discussion on Rights of Persons with Disabilities. President, colleagues, After the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2012, we have achieved significant progress in promoting and protecting their rights. We have…
Commissioners from around the world exchanged best practices to protect women’s rights

Commissioners from around the world exchanged best practices to protect women’s rights

05 March 2019
On March 5, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the session of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) dedicated to protection of women’s rights. During the event, ombudsmen from around the world shared their best practices in the protection of women’s rights and also discussed existing problematic issues and…
News of the High Commissioner