12 October 2016

Legal Marathon for Elderly

12 October 2016

On 11 October, a legal education space was organised where experts of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Moscow Region Chamber of Lawyers provided 67 free legal consultations.

11 October 2016
High Commissioner’s representative participates in seminar on implementation of European Convention on Human Rights

High Commissioner’s representative participates in seminar on implementation of European Convention on Human Rights

11 October 2016

On 11 October, representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights participates in seminar ‘Practice of Implementation of European Convention on Human Rights: Experience of Norway and Russia’ in Saint Petersburg.

10 October 2016
Sverdlovsk Commissioner participated in Regional Total Reading Action

Sverdlovsk Commissioner participated in Regional Total Reading Action

10 October 2016

On 7 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in marathon ‘Everybody Reads’ held within the framework of the Regional Total Reading Action ‘Day of Reading’.

07 October 2016

Commissioner in Altai Territory visited Central Nursing Home following complaint of facility’s patient

07 October 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin visited the Central Nursing Home for Senior and Disabled Citizens with a site inspection following a complaint of the facility’s patient.

06 October 2016
School of Legal Knowledge of Tula Commissioner continued work in new academic year

School of Legal Knowledge of Tula Commissioner continued work in new academic year

06 October 2016

On 5 October, the School of Legal Knowledge of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Tula Region held its first lecture in the new academic year. The lecture was devoted to the major directions of legal education of population.

05 October 2016
Open office hours timed to Decade of Elderly People held by Office of Novosibirsk Commissioner

Open office hours timed to Decade of Elderly People held by Office of Novosibirsk Commissioner

05 October 2016

On 4 October, open office hours for public timed to Decade of Elderly People were held by the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region.

04 October 2016
Irkutsk Commissioner petitioned regional prosecutor in connection with restriction of right to free fare

Irkutsk Commissioner petitioned regional prosecutor in connection with restriction of right to free fare

04 October 2016

On 3 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin sent a letter of request to Prosecutor of Irkutsk Region Igor Melnkov in connection with the regional Government’s resolution restricting a number of free rides in public transport for preferential categories of citizens since 1 October 2016.

03 October 2016

Rights of former serviceman restored with assistance of Chelyabinsk Commissioner

03 October 2016

With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova a former serviceman’s pension amount has been reassessed. As a result, the amount of pension payments has increased by three times.

22 September 2016

Commissioner in Penza Region held open office hours for public and visited social and medical facilities of Lopatinskiy District

22 September 2016

On 21 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region visited the Lopatinskiy District, where she held open office hours for public and inspected social and medical facilities.

21 September 2016
Legal education programme for students launched by Office of High Commissioner

Legal education programme for students launched by Office of High Commissioner

21 September 2016

In the new academic year, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia launched a legal education programme for students of the International Protection of Human Rights Master's Programme.