Print

2d day of High Commissioner's visit to Strasbourg

31 January 2020
2d day of High Commissioner's visit to Strasbourg

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.

Tatiana Moskalkova and the Director General of Democracy discussed positive changes in the field of the protection of women’s rights in Russia. In particular, work is underway to adopt a law on the prevention of domestic violence, additional protection mechanisms have been adopted for mothers with young children, special attention is paid to children with disabilities.

Russian ombudswoman also spoke at the presentation of the book by President of the European Court of Human Rights Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos.

Tatiana Moskalkova noted the importance of the experience of European legal education in the field of human rights protection.

High Commissioner also took part in the opening ceremony of a seminar dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights. The seminar touched upon the further development of international human rights instruments, the significance and prospects of multilateral cooperation in this area.

"The Convention is one of the most important international documents that has launched numerous positive changes and has contributed to raising the standards of human rights protection around the world. 830 million people in 47 countries of Europe are under protection of this important European document," Russian ombudswoman noted.

At the end of the visit Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the opening ceremony of the ECHR judicial year.

World news
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…
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…
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…
World news