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On September 12 in Khabarovsk, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with regional Commissioner Igor Chesnitsky and Governor of the Khabarovsk Territory Vyacheslav Shport and discussed a wide range of issues related to ensuring the rights of citizens in the region. Among them: the issues of providing housing for social workers, including orphans, provision of land and environmental security.
On September 12 in Khabarovsk Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Commissioner for Human Rights in Khabarovsk Krai Igor Chesnitsky held a joint reception of citizens, in which heads of the Ministry of Construction, the Labor and Employment Committee, the Ministry of Health, the regional office of the social insurance Fund, the Ministry of Social Affairs of the Khabarovsk Territory and the regional administration of the Federal Bailiff Service also took part.
The birth of a child can be called the most wonderful event in the woman’s life, when everything acquires new colors and your priorities are replaced with completely different ones. Undoubtedly, the «work» of the mother is the most noble and most honorable, therefore women take maternity leave. And they should feel confident in the future. However, this is not always the case.
Representative of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation visited Belgorod Region
On a single voting day on September 10, Oleg Popov, the adviser to the High Commissioner for the Russian Federation, held a working meeting with the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of the Belgorod Region. The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Belgorod region and members of the monitoring group also participated in the event. No complaints concerning violations of the voters’ rights were received.
On September 10, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova visited several polling stations in Moscow.
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova achieved the restoration of the electoral rights of more than 300 citizens held in the Altai Territory pre-trial detention centers.
On the eve of a single voting day on September 10, 2017 it is paid much attention to ensuring one of the basic political rights of individual and citizen — the right to elect and be elected.
Criminal proceedings issues were discussed at meeting of Expert Council’s section under High Commissioner
A regular meeting of the Expert Council’s section was held with the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation on the issues of ensuring human and civil rights and freedoms in criminal proceedings and places of detention.
On September 6, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova spoke at the international forum of Ombudspersons on "The Commissioner’s Role in the Improvement of Legal Acts in the Field of Human Rights: Expectations and Prospects" in Bishkek.
Tatiana Moskalkova: several states expressed their intention to become founders of Ombudspersons’ Eurasian Alliance
The signing of the Memorandum on the establishment of the Eurasian Alliance of Ombudspersons has been postponed due to the wish of the Commissioners of Turkey, Mongolia and others to become one of the founders. High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova reported this on 6 September in Bishkek.