06 June 2016

Struggle against utility services organization succeeded in Nizhny Novgorod Region

06 June 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod Region Nadezhda Otdelkina assisted in solving the problem with water supply.

Club of Kuban Civil Society Activists established in Krasnodar Territory

Club of Kuban Civil Society Activists established in Krasnodar Territory

06 June 2016

On 3 June, on the initiative of Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak a round table devoted to the issues of civil society development was held in the region. The proposal to establish a club of Kuban Civil Society Activists, which would become a new discussion platform for representatives of the public and authorities, was the main topic of the event. The idea of establishing the club belongs to Sergey Myshak.

03 June 2016
Protection of rights of citizens suffering from mental disorders in Novosibirsk Region

Protection of rights of citizens suffering from mental disorders in Novosibirsk Region

03 June 2016

On 2 June, a round table named ‘Issues of Mental Health of the Population. Current Issues of Observance of Rights of Citizens Suffering from Mental Disorders’ was held in Novosibirsk Region. As a result a working group was formed to consolidate the received information and develop recommendations for legislative and executive bodies to prevent violations of rights of citizens suffering from mental disorders.

Mechanisms of detainees’ rights protection improved in Komi Republic

Mechanisms of detainees’ rights protection improved in Komi Republic

03 June 2016

On 3 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Komi Republic Nadezhda Bikovskaya participated in the interdepartmental meeting on the improvement of mechanisms of ensuring human rights and legitimate interests of detainees or prisoners held in the pre-trial centres and penitentiaries of the Komi Republic Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

Day of Law and NGOs in Ulyanovsk Region: Young disabled and large families’ human rights protection

Day of Law and NGOs in Ulyanovsk Region: Young disabled and large families’ human rights protection

03 June 2016

On 3 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina participated in one of the stages of the Professional Citizen Forum run by the Ulyanovsk Region Governor’s Council for Civil Society and Human Rights. Day of Law and NGOs was held in the Veshkaymsky District on the last day of spring and included several important events.

02 June 2016
Results of contest among children from substitute families summarised in Omsk Region

Results of contest among children from substitute families summarised in Omsk Region

02 June 2016

On International Day for Protection of Children, results of children creative contest ‘My Family: Rights and Responsibilities’ were summarised in Omsk. The contest was organised by the Ministry of Education of Omsk Region jointly with Commissioner for Human Rights in Omsk Region Viktor Lokhichev and Omsk Governor Commissioner for Children’s Rights Elizaveta Stepkina. 111 children from substitute families participated in the contest.

Employment rights of pregnant woman in Tomsk reinstated

02 June 2016

With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova, labour rights of a pregnant woman were restored. The order of her discharge was cancelled, and all required payments were made.

01 June 2016
Sverdlovsk Commissioner supports environmental initiative

Sverdlovsk Commissioner supports environmental initiative

01 June 2016

On 2–3 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova will address the IV Intersectoral Forum of Industrialists, Industrial Waste Processors and Suppliers of Technology ‘Ural Market of Scrap and Industrial Wastes’ in Ekaterinburg with a report devoted to a role of civil society in resolving ecological conflicts.

Human rights activists discussed issues of minors’ rights protection

01 June 2016

A round table devoted to current issues of minors’ rights protection was held in the North-West Branch of Kutafin University (MSLA). It was dedicated to the International Day for Protection of Children. Commissioner for Human Rights in Vologda Region Oleg Dimoni, the Vologda Governor Commissioner for Children’s Rights, representatives of state authorities and judicial community participated in the event.

31 May 2016

Saratov Commissioner held open office hours via Skype

31 May 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik held open office hours for residents of Khvalynskiy District via Skype. So, an opportunity to appeal to the Commissioner was provided to residents who face difficulties with traveling to the Region’s centre.