05 June 2020
Russian Commissioner joined International Ombudsman Institute

Russian Commissioner joined International Ombudsman Institute

05 June 2020
The Institution of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation has been admitted to the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) as a Voting member. The positive decision regarding the High Commissioner’s application for IOI Voting membership was accepted by the IOI Board of Directors at its last meeting. A preliminary agreement on the Russian membership was reached in February 2019…
30 April 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in closing event of the joint project with the Council of Europe

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in closing event of the joint project with the Council of Europe

30 April 2020
On April 30, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the closing event of the project "Co-operation on the implementation of the Russian Federation National Action Strategy for Women (2017–2022)" that ran from November 2018 to May 2020. The event was also attended by First Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection Alexey…
29 April 2020
EOA meeting dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory

EOA meeting dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory

29 April 2020
On April 29, the meeting of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance (EOA) dedicated to the 75th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War was held via videoconference. The event was attended by the heads of the national human rights institutions of Armenia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Tajikistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, the National Center for Human Rights in the Republic of Uzbekistan…
10 April 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova shared with Zoran Pašalić Russian experience in combating pandemic

Tatiana Moskalkova shared with Zoran Pašalić Russian experience in combating pandemic

10 April 2020
On April 10, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Protector of Citizens (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Serbia Zoran Pašalić current human rights issues via videoconference. During the conversation Tatiana Moskalkova noted the importance of ombudsmen cooperation in combating COVID-19. According to the Russian Ombudswoman, the effectiveness of anti-crisis measures taken by states…
Ombudswomen of Russia and Azerbaijan held videoconference

Ombudswomen of Russia and Azerbaijan held videoconference

10 April 2020
On April 10, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Sabina Aliyeva held a conversation via videoconference. Tatiana Moskalkova and Sabina Aliyeva discussed a wide range of human rights issues, as well as prospects for cooperation. The parties paid special attention to the human rights…
07 April 2020
Family reunited thanks to collaboration of  Russian and Armenian Ombudsmen

Family reunited thanks to collaboration of Russian and Armenian Ombudsmen

07 April 2020
On March 27, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received an appeal from Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan with a request to assist in the reunification of the Armenian family, which was in a difficult life situation as a result of quarantine. According to the appeal, the applicants, as Armenian citizens, were unable to fly to Russia at their…
31 March 2020
Ombudsmen of Russia and Armenia discussed protection of human rights during coronavirus pandemic

Ombudsmen of Russia and Armenia discussed protection of human rights during coronavirus pandemic

31 March 2020
On March 31, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a meeting with Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan via videoconference. During the conversation, the Ombudspersons of Russia and Armenia discussed human rights issues in the context of countering the spread of a new coronavirus infection. The exchange of experience has indicated…
23 March 2020
High Commissioner addressed UN in defense of rights of Alexander Vinnik

High Commissioner addressed UN in defense of rights of Alexander Vinnik

23 March 2020
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Nils Melzer for the protection of the rights of Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik. According to information available to the federal ombudswoman, the health of Alexander Vinnik has significantly deteriorated. "The hearings on his case are…
10 February 2020
Seminar “Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence” to be held in Ekaterinburg

Seminar “Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence” to be held in Ekaterinburg

10 February 2020
On February 18–19, the seminar «Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence, including situations of social disadvantage, at the regional level» will take place in Ekaterinburg. The Council of Europe, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are…
31 January 2020
2d day of High Commissioner's visit to Strasbourg

2d day of High Commissioner's visit to Strasbourg

31 January 2020
On January 31, during the second day of a working visit to Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Director General of Democracy Snežana Samardžić-Marković. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova drew the attention of Snežana Samardžić-Marković to the need to improve legal mechanisms aimed at preventing the social injustice against women.…