On 27 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Mordovia Valery Levin presented to the State Assembly of the Republic of Mordovia a report «On the activities of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Mordovia in 2017».
In his speech, Valery Levin noted that the monitoring of the human rights situation over the past year represents the progressive work of the authorities of the Republic of Mordovia at all levels on providing their observance and describes the situation as acceptable.
The analysis of appeals statistics allows to indicate that the most acute problem is the issues of social protection of citizens: social security and pension provision, violations in the sphere of housing and communal services, rights to work and fair payment, affordable and quality health care.
Most of the citizens who were provided with the assistance of the Commissioner in the protection of violated rights were pensioners, disabled people, people from among orphan children and children deprived of parental support, unemployed people.
In order to ensure the observance and protection of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens, the Commissioner offered the recommendations to improve the legislation on human and civil rights and freedoms and measures of state response addressed to the State Assembly of the republic, to the Government of the republic and its subordinate agencies, officials and local authorities.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Mordovia