The law on the institution of Ombudsman for children sent to the presidential Administration

Закон об институте детского омбудсмена направлен в Администрацию президента

The Federal law on the Institute for the rights of the child aimed the apparatus of Ombudsman for children on the coordination to presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, said the Ombudsman under the RF President on the rights of the child Anna Kuznetsova.

“There is a project (of the law). It is composed by the Federation Council. And we concluded… That while the internal exchange, internal dimension passed… Now we sent it to a definitive agreement (the presidential Administration),” said Kuznetsova on the results of the national conference of commissioners on the rights of the child.

The Ombudsman noted that the project has flaws, but it is important that he was adopted as a whole.

Earlier in an interview with RIA Novosti, Kuznetsov said that most regional ombudsmen support the adoption of a uniform law on the Ombudsman for the rights of the child, as now the powers of the ombudsmen are determined by regional authorities, and every subject of the Russian Federation ombudsmen have different capabilities.

All-Russian meeting of the commissioners for children’s rights was held on November 28-29 in Moscow. The theme was “Improving the activities of the Ombudsman for children’s rights in Russia: challenges and prospects”. The meeting will be not only the regional ombudsmen, but the Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin, Minister of education and science of the Russian Federation Olga Vasilieva and others.

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