14 May 2019
State Duma Committee on Issues of Public Associations supported draft law on regional ombudspersons

State Duma Committee on Issues of Public Associations supported draft law on regional ombudspersons

14 May 2019
On May 14, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of the State Duma Committee on Issues of Public Associations and Religious Organizations. The federal ombudswoman together with the Federation Council members presented to members of the committee draft federal law "On General Principles of Organization and Operation of Commissioners for Human Rights…
17 April 2019
Statement by High Commissioner at the 10th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly

Statement by High Commissioner at the 10th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly

17 April 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ms. Tatiana Moskalkova at the 10th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly Mr. Chairman, Dear Colleagues! About the relevance of ageing problem in the world and in Russia A consistent increase in human life expectancy is an outstanding feature of humanity development. According to expert estimates, the…
16 April 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova met with Chairman of Open-ended Working Group on Ageing Martin Garcia Moritan

Tatiana Moskalkova met with Chairman of Open-ended Working Group on Ageing Martin Garcia Moritan

16 April 2019
On April 26, in New York High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Chairman of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing Martin Garcia Moritan. During the meeting, Tatiana Moskalkova noted that the number of older people in Russia has reached 35,986,000 people in 2018. "That is 24.6% of the total population of the country. In this…
Meeting with CoE representatives in High Commissioner’s Office

Meeting with CoE representatives in High Commissioner’s Office

16 April 2019
On April 16, Chief of Staff of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Vladimir Lozbinev met with Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena Taylor. The participants of the meeting discussed interaction of the High Commissioner and the Council of Europe and the perspectives of the joint project…
14 April 2019
High Commissioner’s official visit to the US from 15 to 18 April

High Commissioner’s official visit to the US from 15 to 18 April

14 April 2019
From 15 to 18 April, in New York, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to participate in the Tenth Working Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly. The High Commissioner is to share the experience and best practices on the protection of the rights of elder persons in Russia. During the visit, Tatiana Moskalkova…
11 April 2019
Council on rights of persons with disabilities to be established under High Commissioner

Council on rights of persons with disabilities to be established under High Commissioner

11 April 2019
On April 11, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with leaders of public organizations of persons with disabilities. During the event, Tatiana Moskalkova said that representatives of public organizations of persons with disabilities would join the Council on the rights of persons with disabilities under the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the…
03 April 2019
Russian and CoE Commissioners met with Ukrainian sailors in Lefortovo Prison

Russian and CoE Commissioners met with Ukrainian sailors in Lefortovo Prison

03 April 2019
On 3 April, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović visited Ukrainian sailors in Pretrial Detention Center No.2 (SIZO-2 Lefortovo). When communicating with seafarers, the CE Commissioner asked them about the conditions of detention, health and medical care. The sailors reported that…
Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

03 April 2019
On April 3, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova spoke about the main areas of activity of the Russian Commissioner, the subjects of complaints, and the results of the restoration of violated rights. The parties discussed a broad…
Meeting with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Meeting with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

03 April 2019
On April 3, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to meet with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović. Tatiana Moskalkova is to present the results of the federal ombudswoman’s activity and talk about the main tools and mechanisms for protecting and restoring violated rights in Russia. The parties will also discuss…
27 March 2019
High Commissioner met with Secretary General of Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland

High Commissioner met with Secretary General of Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland

27 March 2019
On March 27, in Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland. Tatiana Moskalkova and Thorbjørn Jagland discussed the development of interaction between Russia and the Council of Europe in the field of human rights diplomacy, protection of human rights and humanitarian cooperation. Thorbjørn Jagland noted the importance…