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High Commissioner signed Memorandums on Cooperation with Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan

16 January 2019
High Commissioner signed Memorandums on Cooperation with Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan

High Commissioner signed Memorandums on Cooperation with Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan

On January 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed Memorandums on Cooperation with the Ombudsman of Uzbekistan and the National Human Rights Centre of the Republic Of Uzbekistan.

"The signed Memorandums will consolidate the national human rights institutions' efforts to provide legal assistance for citizens. In particular, this will allow to respond to requests as soon as possible, not exceeding one month after the date of receipt, to receive requests via e-mail and to consider them as official documents, to notify each other, in a timely manner, about violations of the rights of Russian citizens in Uzbekistan and vice versa, to receive appeals from citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the territory of the Russian Federation and vice versa," Tatiana Moskalkova said.

The documents provide for regular bilateral consultations on the protection of citizens’ rights and freedoms, joint research activities, scientific and practical conferences.

In addition, the Memorandum with National Human Rights Centre of Uzbekistan provides for the mutual exchange of experience on the promotion of state compliance with obligations under international human rights conventions and agreements.

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