CE commissar on human rights to attend int'l conference in Baku

Society Materials 21 April 2006 13:25 (UTC +04:00)

Thomas Hammeberg, the Council of Europe on Human Rights plans to participate in an international conference State and perspectives of development of cooperation in improvement of human rights protection, to be held in Baku on 5-7 May 2006, the Azerbaijani Ombudsmans Appatrat told Trend on 21 April.

Organized at the initiative of the Azerbaijan and Russian Ombudsmen, the forum targets development of bilateral cooperation between the Ombudsman Institutes of the two countries.

Attending the event are MPs, representatives from different state administrations, employees of regional centers of the Azerbaijani Ombudsmans Institute, as well as Ombudsman from 20 regions of the Russian Federation.

Earlier Thomas Hammaeberg told a Trend correspondent in Strasbourg about his decision to come to Baku on 6 May 2006.