22 June 2015

High Commissioner’s visit to France

22 June 2015

On 17–19 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova made a working visit to Paris by invitation of French Defender of Rights Jacques Toubon.

16 June 2015

Working visit to UN Office at Geneva

16 June 2015

On 15–16 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova took part in the 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which discussed such matters as protection of rights of displaced persons, migrants, and gender equality issues.

05 June 2015
Coordination Council, Director of FPS and Deputy Chief Justice of Supreme Court discussed prisoners’ rights protection and social adaptation problems

Coordination Council, Director of FPS and Deputy Chief Justice of Supreme Court discussed prisoners’ rights protection and social adaptation problems

05 June 2015

On 4–5 June, a meeting of the Coordination Council of Commissioners for Human Rights in Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation took place in Moscow. The meeting was co-chaired  by High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova and Commissioner for Human Rights in  Saint-Petersburg  Alexander Shishlov.

03 June 2015

High Commissioner warns against mass human rights violations if draft law on legal regulation of use of force by penitentiary staff is to be adopted

03 June 2015

On 3 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova addressed Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Sergei Naryshkin with a request to speak to the deputies of the Lower House of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, to persuade them to withdraw draft law № 802242–6, since its adoption could lead to severe or mass violations of human rights.

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova presented report to senators

03 June 2015

On 3 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova presented her annual Activity Report 2014 to the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

Valeriya Lutkovska visited Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev following Ella Pamfilova’s request

03 June 2015

This was stated in the official letter of reply from Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeria Lutkovska regarding human rights protection of two Russian nationals – Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev.

28 May 2015

Ella Pamfilova visited Lefortovo pre-trial detention centre

28 May 2015

On 28 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova visited Lefortovo  pre-trial  detention centre (SIZO No. 2, the FPS of Russia) in Moscow.

27 May 2015
Not GULAG, but right to free choice, labour and social support

Not GULAG, but right to free choice, labour and social support

27 May 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova, members of the Commissioner’s Office, officials of the Federal Penitentiary Service, Deputy of the State Duma Alexander Khinshtein, and an independent expert Natalia Khutorskaya discussed a range of problems connected with the issues of  re-socialisation  and labour rehabilitation of convicts.

Meeting with representatives of European Union

27 May 2015

On 27 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with ambassadors of Estonia, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Finland, and temporary chargés d’affaires for Belgium and France.

25 May 2015

Meeting with representatives of United Nations

25 May 2015

On 25 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova held a working meeting with OHCHR Senior Human Rights Adviser in Russia Ryszard Komenda and Adviser of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Russian Federation Rashid Aluash.