18 November 2019
2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

18 November 2019
On November 18–19, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participates in the 2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference. The event is attended by ombudspersons of Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Tunisia, Lithuania, Morocco and other countries. During the International Conference, the ombudspersons will share successful practices, as well as discuss problematic human rights issues.…
13 November 2019
Representative of High Commissioner participates in ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting and Annual Conference

Representative of High Commissioner participates in ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting and Annual Conference

13 November 2019
On November 13–14, in Brussels, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participates in the General Assembly Meeting and the Annual Conference of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI). ENNHRI brings together over 40 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) across Europe with a broad mandate to protect human rights. These…
08 November 2019
Meeting with experts from World Organisation Against Torture

Meeting with experts from World Organisation Against Torture

08 November 2019
On November 8, representatives of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation met with experts from the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT). Representatives of the High Commissioner and OMCT experts exchanged views on the situation with the implementation of the recommendations of the UN Committee against Torture in the Russian Federation. In particular, representatives of the…
29 October 2019
Rights of foreign citizens in Russia discussed in High Commissioner’s Office

Rights of foreign citizens in Russia discussed in High Commissioner’s Office

29 October 2019
On October 29, round table "Respect for rights of foreign citizens and stateless persons during identification procedure" was held in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. According to Tatiana Moskalkova, the Russian Federation hosts the fourth largest number of migrants worldwide. "In the last 8 months of this year, 221158 people had…
17 October 2019
Conference “Taking action to improve women’s participation in public and political decision making” held in Sochi

Conference “Taking action to improve women’s participation in public and political decision making” held in Sochi

17 October 2019
In the framework of the joint project of the Council of Europe, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation «Co-operation on the implementation of the Russian Federation National Action Strategy for Women (2017–2022)» a conference «Actions to promote the…
28 August 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

28 August 2019
I welcome the decision of the Podolsky court of Kiev, which today has released Kirill Vyshinsky from detention under personal guarantee. I think this decision is fair, devoid of political undertones. This gives hope for a further objective examination of the journalist’s case. I congratulate Kirill, his relatives, friends and all those helping his release!
16 August 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint reception of citizens

Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint reception of citizens

16 August 2019
On August 16, in Moscow, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan held a joint reception of citizens of the two countries. The applicants addressed the ombudspersons with a wide range of issues related to the criminal procedure, social services, migration and other areas. Tatiana Moskalkova…
Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint human rights consultations

Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint human rights consultations

16 August 2019
On August 16, Tatiana Moskalkova and Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan held joint Russian-Armenian human rights consultations in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. The event was part of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance. Tatiana Moskalkova noted that, creating the Alliance, the participating countries attached great…
25 July 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Lyudmila Denisova detention of Russian tanker

Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Lyudmila Denisova detention of Russian tanker

25 July 2019
On July 25, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova about information in mass media concerning the detention of a Russian tanker in the port of Izmail. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova asked Lyudmila Denisova to clarify the circumstances of the vessel’s detention, as well…
16 July 2019
Ombudswomen of Russia and Ukraine outlined ways of interaction and assistance to citizens

Ombudswomen of Russia and Ukraine outlined ways of interaction and assistance to citizens

16 July 2019
On July 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova. Tatiana Moskalkova and Lyudmila Denisova established a roadmap for cooperation and expansion of tools for protecting the rights of citizens in the two countries. "Today, together with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human…