Ethnic and Cultural Public Associations Council met in Saratov Region

30 June 2017

On June 28, meeting of the Council of Ethnic and Cultural Public Associations took place under the auspices of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik.

The event was held jointly with the Committee of Public Relations and National Policy of the Saratov Region.

Minister and chairman of the Committee on public relations and national policy of the Saratov Region Sergey Zyuzin, representatives of migration and law enforcement bodies, members of the Council representing ethnic and cultural associations, members of the Public Chamber, representatives of non-governmental human rights organizations took part in the event.

Tatiana Zhurik noted that today the most pressing issue in the sphere of migration is the problem of legalization of persons with uncertain civil status present in the territory of the region.

The regional Commissioner also informed the public about the expected positive changes in the solution of the problem of long-term detention of foreign citizens and stateless persons subject to administrative expulsion in a special temporary detention facility.

The participants discussed the importance of an open dialogue between the authorities, law enforcement agencies and civil society institutions and heard a number of reports.

The work of the Ethnic and Cultural Public Associations Council under the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Saratov Region will be continued taking into account the recommendations made during the meeting.

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

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