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Agreement with Social Insurance Fund signed in Pskov Region

24 April 2018

On April 24, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov and manager of the regional office of Social Insurance Fund Vladimir Gogolev signed an agreement on cooperation and joint activities to inform and advise citizens on issues within the competence of the parties.

The document provides for joint work to protect human rights and freedoms and prevent their violations, including in the field of compulsory social insurance, insurance against accidents at work and occupational diseases in case of temporary incapacity and in connection with maternity.

Within the framework of the working meeting, the parties discussed issues related to the procedure of granting citizens entitled to benefits for sanatorium and spa treatment, provision of disabled persons with technical means of rehabilitation and guaranteed benefits payments to insured persons.

The participants of the meeting agreed that the signed document would strengthen inter-agency cooperation, create an effective mechanism for cooperation on the protection of human rights, identify, eliminate and prevent their violation within the competence of the parties.

Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Pskov Region

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