21 April 201712:17

Press release on the upcoming visit by UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy


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Idriss Jazairy, Special Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Council on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, will visit Russia on April 24-28 at the invitation of Russian authorities.

In Moscow Mr Jazairy will hold meetings at the Foreign Ministry, the Labour and Social Protection Ministry, the Economic Development Ministry, the Finance Ministry, the Energy Ministry, the State Statistics Service, the Federation Council, the Civic Chamber, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, and Vnesheconombank. He will also meet with the Russian Commissioner for Human Rights and delegates from several Russian regions.

The Special Rapporteur plans to discuss many issues, including the human rights aspects of the anti-Russia sanctions’ influence on life in our country.

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