01 March 2018
Closing remarks at the 19th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Closing remarks at the 19th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

01 March 2018

On February 28 the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation made closing remarks at the 19th session of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Geneva.

28 February 2018
Round table "Decriminalization of beating after a year: consequences of the adoption of the law"

Round table "Decriminalization of beating after a year: consequences of the adoption of the law"

28 February 2018
On February 28, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation held a round table "Decriminalization of beating after a year: the consequences of the adoption of the law", organized by the Commission on Security and Interaction with the PMC (Public monitoring commission) of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation. During the discussion, participants paid special attention to the issue of liberalization of the…
26 February 2018
Statement by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova on the Decision of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia

Statement by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova on the Decision of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia

26 February 2018
I express my extreme concern over the initiative brought forward by the commission of the Saeima and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia to introduce Latvian as the language of instruction in all schools of national minorities. The initiative received support on the part of the members of the Latvian parliament, which created condition for violation of national minorities’ cultural and…
21 February 2018
High Commissioner’s working visit to Geneva

High Commissioner’s working visit to Geneva

21 February 2018

On February 21, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova arrived on a working visit to Geneva.

20 February 2018
Congratulations of High Commissioner on the Day of Social Justice

Congratulations of High Commissioner on the Day of Social Justice

20 February 2018
Dear friends! Today the world celebrates the Day of Social Justice, proclaimed by the United Nations in 2009. Social justice is the base for peaceful and safe community at the national and global level. The Constitution of the Russian Federation proclaims the principles of social justice, eliminating barriers to gender, age, race, ethnicity or religion, culture. In the current context…
19 February 2018
High Commissioner addressed Director of Federal Bureau of Prisons of the USA Ministry of Justice to protect the rights of Konstantin Yaroshenko

High Commissioner addressed Director of Federal Bureau of Prisons of the USA Ministry of Justice to protect the rights of Konstantin Yaroshenko

19 February 2018

On February 19, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova sent a letter to Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons of the Ministry of Justice of the USA Mark S. Inch on the issue of protection of rights of the Russian citizen Konstantin Yaroshenko.

15 February 2018
Tatiana Moskalkova set up a working group on monitoring the observance of electoral rights

Tatiana Moskalkova set up a working group on monitoring the observance of electoral rights

15 February 2018

On February 15, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed an order establishing a working group to monitor the observance of the electoral rights of citizens during the preparation and conduct of the election of the President of the Russian Federation.

Meeting of Coordination Committee on Conducting Contests for Presidential Grants for Civil Society Development

Meeting of Coordination Committee on Conducting Contests for Presidential Grants for Civil Society Development

15 February 2018

On February 15, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took part in a meeting of the Coordination Committee for holding contests for grants of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society under the chairmanship of First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Kirienko.

14 February 2018
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Second chance

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Second chance

14 February 2018

It is important to show caring and kindness to a person who is in a helpless condition, after all, perhaps it is your concern that will save him and give him a second chance to live a decent life.

13 February 2018
Meeting of Expert Council’s section on civil and political rights and liberties

Meeting of Expert Council’s section on civil and political rights and liberties

13 February 2018

On February 13, meeting of section on civil (personal) and political rights and liberties of man and citizen of the Expert Council under the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation was held for the first time this year.