On 25 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov met with his colleague from Nizhny Novgorod Region Nadezhda Otdelkina and the Chairperson of Nizhny Novgorod Region Election Commission. The participants in the meeting discussed the ways of interaction between the state institution of commissioners for human rights and regional election commissions, as well as the issues of ensuring the additional guarantees of citizens’ rights to participate in elections.
The parties also discussed the improper methods of election campaigns and the means to fight them.
Mr Shakhov spoke about the signed agreement with the Chairperson of the Pskov Region Election Commission and pointed out several interesting provisions, which can be used in case of concluding the same agreement between the Nizhny Novgorod Region Election Commission and the regional human rights commissioner.
Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region