Alexander Verkhovsky presented recommendations on freedom of expression in Russia on behalf of a joint coalition of NGOs at the pre-session for the Russia's 3rd UPR in Geneva.11.04.2018
On June 7, 2016, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) released its conclusions on the implementation of a number of recommendations made in its country reports. We publish the conclusions in respect of the Russian Federation.
On February 12, 2013, at the 82nd Session of the UN Committee on
the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the Committee held an
interactive dialogue with non-governmental organizations about the situation in
the Russian Federation.
Representatives of ADC Memorial, Sova Center, the International Partnership for Human
Rights (IPHR), and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) who had
non-government report on the implementation of the Convention on the
Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in Russia took part in the discussion.14.02.2013
On October 15, 2009, UN Human Rights Committee examined the sixth periodic report of the Russian Federation on measures taken to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. We publish the briefing points of the SOVA Center for Information and Analysis.16.10.2009
On May 25-26, 2009, in Brussels, the SOVA Center, as a part of a group of Russian human rights NGOs, participated in the EU/Russian Federation human rights consultations. We publish the talking points of the SOVA Center representative.29.05.2009
On February 4, 2009, in Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review Working Group reviewed the fulfillment of human rights obligations by the Russian Federation.05.02.2009
This collection of materials has been produced in August-September 2008 by a coalition of Russian NGOs for submission to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the course of preparation of Universal Periodic Review of implementation of international obligations by the Russian Federation in the UN Human Rights Council. The materials have been prepared in accordance with the Office of the HCHR guidelines and include recommendations and references to more detailed reports and publications. The coalition includes the following NGOs: SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, :Public Verdict; Foundation, :Memorial; Human Rights Center, Institute for Human Rights, Moscow Helsinki Group, Center for Social and Labor Rights, :Golos; Association, Glasnost Defense Foundation, Youth Human Rights Movement, Center :Demos,; :Social Partnership; Foundation, :Perspektiva,; :Civic Assistance to Refugees and Forced Migrants; Committee, and Interregional Committee Against Torture.
You also can download the report as a Word document.04.02.2009