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Meeting of Council for Civil Society and Human Rights

November 12, 2012

Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights.

Tags: human rights

Meeting with Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights Mikhail Fedotov

November 1, 2012

Mikhail Fedotov submitted to Vladimir Putin a list of candidates for the Council, compiled ​​following public consultations.

Tags: human rights

Meeting with regional human rights ombudspersons

August 16, 2012

Vladimir Putin held a meeting with human rights ombudspersons from over 60 Russian regions.

Tags: human rights

Working meeting with Head of the Federal Agency for Youth Sergei Belokonev

August 3, 2012

The Seliger 2012 National Youth Education Forum, which ran from July 1 to August 2 in Tver Region, was among the subjects discussed at the meeting.

Tags: fight against crime, human rights

Law ratifying the agreement between Russia and the United States of America on simplifying visa procedures signed

July 30, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Ratification of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the United States of America on Simplifying Visa Procedures for Citizens of the Russian Federation and the United States of America.

Tags: foreign policy, human rights, United States

Amendments to the Criminal Code aimed at protecting citizens’ constitutional rights

July 30, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Amendments to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and Certain Legislative Acts.

Tags: human rights

Law on the donation of blood and its components

July 21, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On the Donation of Blood and Its Components.

Tags: healthcare, human rights

Opinion on amendments to the law on NGOs and the anti-defamation law

July 10, 2012

Vladimir Putin submitted to the Parliament his opinion on draft laws currently under consideration by the State Duma aimed at amending legislation regulating the activities of nongovernmental organisations and amending the Criminal Code and other legislative acts to increase liability for violating the constitutional rights of individuals to protection of their honour and dignity.

Tags: human rights

Meeting with Mikhail Fedotov, Vladimir Lukin and Boris Titov

July 10, 2012

Vladimir Putin had a meeting with Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights Mikhail Fedotov, Human Rights Ombudsman Vladimir Lukin and Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights Boris Titov.

Tags: economy and finance, human rights

Meeting with Human Rights Ombudsman Vladimir Lukin

June 27, 2012

Mr Lukin briefed Vladimir Putin on the work of human rights ombudspersons in the regions.

Tags: human rights, regions

Amendments to laws on the police force, on bailiffs and on the legal status of foreign nationals in Russia

June 26, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Amendments to Article 54 of the Federal Law On the Police Force, Article 6 of the Federal Law On Amendments to the Federal Law On Bailiffs and Certain Other Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

Tags: fight against crime, human rights, law enforcement agencies, migration

Law on Russia’s accession to the Convention on Protection of Children

June 6, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Law On Accession of the Russian Federation to the Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Cooperation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children.

Tags: children, human rights

Instructions following meeting of Council for Civil Society and Human Rights

May 7, 2012

Vladimir Putin approved a list of instructions following the meeting of the Council for Civil Society and Human rights held on April 28, 2012.

Tags: fight against corruption, human rights, law enforcement agencies

Amendments to the law on principles of tourist activities in Russia

May 3, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Amendments to the Federal Law On the Fundamental Principles of Tourist Activities in the Russian Federation and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

Tags: human rights

Law on ratification of Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities

May 3, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Tags: disabled individuals, human rights

Meeting of Council for Civil Society and Human Rights

April 28, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev held a meeting of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights.

Tags: human rights

Amendments to the law on citizenship have been submitted to the State Duma

April 24, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev submitted to the State Duma draft Federal Law On Amendments to Article 14 of the Federal Law On Russian Federation Citizenship.

Tags: human rights

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities submitted to State Duma for ratification

April 10, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev submitted to the State Duma for ratification the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which was signed on behalf of the Russian Federation on September 24, 2008 in New York.

Tags: disabled individuals, human rights

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