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Special Representative of the President on Environmental Protection considers it necessary to increase accountability for environmental damage

12 October 2021
Special Representative of the President on Environmental Protection considers it necessary to increase accountability for environmental damage

Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergey Ivanov participated in the V International Conference “Human rights protection in Eurasia: exchange of best practices of ombudspersons”. Sergey Ivanov, commenting on precedents of inadequate fines and low accountability for breaches of environmental legislation, expressed his opinion that in cases when there is proof of serious environmental harm, there should be much larger fines for the perpetrator. “The fines for environmental damage should be adequate enough so that the owner of the business [that causes harm to the environment] understands that environmental regulations are not to be underestimated and that non-compliance will lead to very serious consequences”.

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Protection of women’s rights will become one of the areas of cooperation between the Ombudspersons of Russia and Bahrain

Protection of women’s rights will become one of the areas of cooperation between the Ombudspersons of Russia and Bahrain

09 November 2021
On November 9, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Chairperson of the National Institution for Human Rights of the Kingdom of Bahrain Ali Ahmed Alderazi signed a Protocol on interaction between the national human rights institutions for 2022. One of the key areas of cooperation under the protocol will be the protection of women’s rights.…
Tatiana Moskalkova met the Chairman of the Shura Council and members of the Human Rights Committee

Tatiana Moskalkova met the Chairman of the Shura Council and members of the Human Rights Committee

08 November 2021
On November 8, during a visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met Chairman of the Shura Council (upper house of Parliament) Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh and members of the Human Rights Committee. During the meeting Tatiana Moskalkova told the Chairman and members of the Human Rights Committee under…
Meeting with members of the Standing Committee on Human Rights of the Bahrain Council of Representatives

Meeting with members of the Standing Committee on Human Rights of the Bahrain Council of Representatives

08 November 2021
On November 8, in Manama, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met members of the Standing Committee on Human Rights of the Bahrain Council of Representatives, which is the lower house of parliament. Tatiana Moskalkova spoke about joint work with the State Duma and the Federation Council to improve human rights legislation, and also paid attention to human…
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