On October 10, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participated in the 13th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions "Expanding the civic space and promoting and protecting human rights defenders, with a specific focus on women: The role of national human rights institutions". The conference
The representative of the Russian ombudswoman shared the High Commissioner’s experience, described interaction between the Russian ombudswoman and human rights defenders and their collaborative work to protect citizens’ rights. She also spoke about positive changes in the Russian legislation on
"Provision of financial, property, information support and consultancy for human rights
The conference is marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the 25th anniversary of the endorsement of the Paris Principles and the establishment of the international network of NHRIs, the 20th anniversary of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.