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High Commissioner’s representative met with Director of Office of Directorate General of Programmes of Council of Europe

11 March 2021
High Commissioner’s representative met with Director of Office of Directorate General of Programmes of Council of Europe

On March 11, Chief of Staff of High Commissioner’s Office Vladimir Lozbinev met with Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena Taylor.

The Chief of Staff of High Commissioner’s Office and the Director of the Office of the Directorate General discussed the implementation of the National Action Strategy for Women, the protection of the right to health in the pandemic, resocialization of prisoners and further prospects for cooperation.

The past joint activities under the National Strategy provided an opportunity to share the best human rights practices, to explore the mechanisms and tools for resolving existing problems. The meeting participants expressed their willingness to implement the second phase of the project.

Project "Co-operation on the implementation of the Russian Federation National Action Strategy for Women for 2017–2022" is implemented by the Council of Europe in co-operation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

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