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High Commissioner’s working visit to Geneva

21 February 2018
High Commissioner’s working visit to Geneva

On February 21, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova arrived on a working visit to Geneva.

The High Commissioner will participate in a number of events of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) Annual Conference from 21 to 23 February.

Ombudspersons from more than 100 human rights institutions will discuss a wide range of issues related to the protection of human rights and freedoms. This year the conference is focused on protection of elderly people and persons with disabilities.

On February 21, Tatiana Moskalkova will participate in the meeting of European Network of NHRI members and hold a number of working meetings with representatives of international organizations and ombudspersons from foreign countries.

On February 22 and 23, Tatiana Moskalkova will share experience and best practices with foreign colleagues within the framework of GANHRI Annual Conference. She will also speak about problems related to the protection of persons with disabilities and older people rights by the High Commissioner of Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

GANHRI was established in 1993 as independent body to promote and strengthen National Human Rights Institutions to be in accordance with the Paris Principles. The Alliance is a unique platform that provides an opportunity for ombudspersons from all regions to exchange experience on the most pressing issues of human rights protection.

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