19 December 2016
High Commissioner took part in round table at Council of Federation

High Commissioner took part in round table at Council of Federation

19 December 2016

On 19 December, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova took part in a round table of the Council of the Federation Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State-Building. The event was dedicated to the activities of state human rights protection institutions in the context of the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the International Covenants.

15 December 2016
High Commissioner held working meeting with Governor of Nenets Autonomous Area

High Commissioner held working meeting with Governor of Nenets Autonomous Area

15 December 2016

On 15 December, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova held a working meeting with Governor of Nenets Autonomous Area Igor Koshin and a candidate for the post of the regional Commissioner for Human Rights, Larisa Sviridova.

14 December 2016
Tatiana Moskalkova met with students of legal clinics

Tatiana Moskalkova met with students of legal clinics

14 December 2016

On 14 December, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with students who provide legal consultations as volunteers at legal clinics. Students from main universities of Moscow: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow City University and others attended the meeting.

12 December 2016
Address on Constitution Day

Address on Constitution Day

12 December 2016

I congratulate you on one of the main public holidays of our country — Day of Constitution of the Russian Federation. On 14 December 1993 a new basic law was adopted in our country. This law proclaimed Man to be the supreme value, while his or her rights and freedoms to be permanent priorities of the State. Article 2 of the Constitution reads: "Man, his rights and freedoms shall be the supreme value. The recognition, observance and protection of human and civil rights and freedoms shall be an obligation of the State".

11 December 2016
Condolences following terrorist attacks in Turkey and Egypt

Condolences following terrorist attacks in Turkey and Egypt

11 December 2016

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova expressed her deepest condolences following a sequence of terrorist attacks that had happened on the night of 11 December in Istanbul (Turkey) and on 11 December in Cairo (Egypt).

10 December 2016
Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

10 December 2016

Dear colleagues, friends and everyone who devoted their lives to the noble cause of protection of human rights and freedoms.

09 December 2016
Meeting with representatives of human rights organisations

Meeting with representatives of human rights organisations

09 December 2016

On 9 December, in the run-up of Human Rights Day, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova held a meeting with representatives of human rights organisations. The participants in the metting discussed topical issues of human rights protection, shared current problems in their human rights activities and asked for the High Commissioner’s assistance in solving them.

08 December 2016
Meeting of Council for Civil Society and Human Rights chaired by President of Russia

Meeting of Council for Civil Society and Human Rights chaired by President of Russia

08 December 2016

On 8 December, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova took part in the meeting of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights chaired by Vladimir Putin.

Tatiana Moskalkova held High Commissioner’s 11th ‘Hasten to Do Good’ medal ceremony

08 December 2016

On 7 December, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova held the 11th ceremony named ‘Hasten to Do Good’ having awarded High Commissioner’s medals. The ceremony took place at the Zurab Tsereteli Arts Gallery.

Closing day of Coordination Council of Russian Commissioners for Human Rights

Closing day of Coordination Council of Russian Commissioners for Human Rights

08 December 2016

On 8 December, the Government House of Moscow Region hosted the final day of the Coordination Council of Russian Commissioners for Human Rights chaired by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. Members of the Coordination Council discussed execution of judgements in force.