29 January 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova: it is very important to develop new measures to protect women

Tatiana Moskalkova: it is very important to develop new measures to protect women

29 January 2019
On January 29, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the opening ceremony of the project «Co-operation on the implementation of the Russian Federation National Action Strategy for Women (2017–2022)». The ceremony involved Verena Taylor, Director of the Office of the Council of Europe Directorate General of Programmes, Alexey Vovchenko, the First Deputy Minister…
High Commissioner met with Governor of Stavropol Territory

High Commissioner met with Governor of Stavropol Territory

29 January 2019
On January 29 High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Governor and the Stavropol Territory Vladimir Vladimirov. During the meeting Tatiana Moskalkova and Vladimir Vladimirov discussed the further development of the human rights institution in the region. According to the Ombudsman, in the Stavropol Territory special attention is paid to public discussion…
24 January 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of citizens

Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of citizens

24 January 2019
On January 24, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of citizens, most of the questions concerned the protection of rights in criminal proceedings, including the refusal to initiate a criminal case, disagreement with a court decision and the arguments of medical forensic examination. Also aspects of the unlawful dismissal of women on maternity leave and…
22 January 2019
Work is underway on the Report on the Activity of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation for 2018

Work is underway on the Report on the Activity of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation for 2018

22 January 2019
On January 22, outline of the Report on the Activity of the Federal Ombudsperson for 2018 was discussed in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. "Today, we discussed topical civil and social rights issues. From year to year, the social issues are the most important and interesting both at the level of civil society…
18 January 2019
Council of Europe Convention on Data Protection discussed in Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

Council of Europe Convention on Data Protection discussed in Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

18 January 2019
On January 16, a representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participated in a meeting of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation on the draft federal law on ratification of the protocol amending the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data. Representatives of the competent…
16 January 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova held several meetings with colleagues in Uzbekistan

Tatiana Moskalkova held several meetings with colleagues in Uzbekistan

16 January 2019
On January 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held several meetings with colleagues during a working visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan. Tatiana Moskalkova met with Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Nuriddinjon Ismailov. The parties discussed the development of Russian-Uzbek cooperation and the main human…
Tatiana Moskalkova spoke about importance of cooperation with Uzbekistan on education and protection of migrants’ rights

Tatiana Moskalkova spoke about importance of cooperation with Uzbekistan on education and protection of migrants’ rights

16 January 2019
On January 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the Uzbek-Russian round table discussion "Cooperation for human rights and the rule of law: humanitarian aspects of cooperation between the ombudsman institutions of Uzbekistan and Russia". In her address, the federal ombudswoman emphasized the importance of the Strategy on the rights of youth. According…
High Commissioner signed Memorandums on Cooperation with Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan

High Commissioner signed Memorandums on Cooperation with Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan

16 January 2019
High Commissioner signed Memorandums on Cooperation with Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan On January 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed Memorandums on Cooperation with the Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and the National Human Rights Centre of the Republic Of Uzbekistan. "The signed Memorandums will consolidate the national human…
14 January 2019
Discussions continue on draft federal law on regional Commissioners

Discussions continue on draft federal law on regional Commissioners

14 January 2019
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 Сommissioners. "The High Commissioner’s Institute has been functioning for years. Life is changing, new trends have…
12 January 2019
Urgent Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Urgent Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

12 January 2019
I found out from the post of Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmyla Denisova on Facebook that our Ukrainian colleagues did not receive from us responses to their appeals and requests about Ukrainian prisoners held in Russia. I was really surprised and concerned about that fact. Lyudmila Denisova sent me a list of those citizens, and I am quite…