Print

2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

18 November 2019
2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

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.

High Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova sent the welcoming address to the participants of the event.

Distinguished Mr. Malkoç, dear colleagues, friends!

Let me welcome such a high-level international forum, which is aimed at discussing experience of ombudsman institutions in raising the effectiveness of public administration.

Following Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to member states as of 20 June 2007 No.7 the Code of Good Administration was adopted, which defines good administration as an effective tool intended to improve public sector efficiency, the value of the state authorities in the eyes of the society.

Good governance is a prerequisite for stability and a crucial condition for a progressive and wealthy society. This very phenomenon is also the key to ensure security and legality, equality and human rights, sustainable economic development and multiplication of human resources.

Ombudsman institution is one of the democratic bodies that can directly address systemic problems, assist in legal education of the society and raise public awareness by considering complaints from citizens on the basis of independency and objectivity.

In the long term, successful recognition, respect and protection of human rights and freedoms in each State depends on the activity of an Ombudsman.

I wish all participants fruitful discussions and exchange of opinions on achieving this very important goal!

World news
High Commissioner addressed United States Attorney General in defense of rights of Bogdana Osipova

High Commissioner addressed United States Attorney General in defense of rights of Bogdana Osipova

18 August 2020
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed Attorney General of the United States of America Mr. William P. Barr for the protection of the rights of Russian citizen Bogdana Osipova. Dear Mr. Barr, I hereby present my compliments to you. As a High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, I am deeply concerned about the situation…
High Commissioner addressed Samarkand Youth Rights Forum

High Commissioner addressed Samarkand Youth Rights Forum

12 August 2020
On August 12, International Youth Day, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took part in Samarkand Human Rights Forum "Youth 2020: Global Solidarity, Sustainable Development and Human Rights". The web forum was held to discuss the role of youth in ensuring peace and security, implementing the sustainable development goals and identifying…
His Excellency Michel Moussa, Head of the Human Rights Committee of Lebanon

His Excellency Michel Moussa, Head of the Human Rights Committee of Lebanon

05 August 2020
Your Excellency! I express my most sincere and deepest condolences in connection with the recent terrible tragedy that claimed the lives of so many people and caused massive destruction in Beirut. Let me also convey my words of sympathy and support to the families, relatives and friends of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to the injured. I wish you and your compatriots…
World news