MOSCOW, September 3 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting of the Presidential Council of Civil Society and Human Rights on September 4, the Kremlin press service reported on Tuesday.
“Members of the council will report to the Russian president about their work in this year and will raise the most topical problems of civil society development, including the strengthening of the state support system for human rights organizations, the improvement of the legislation in the sphere of non-profit organizations, the prospects of development of public control and a reform of the judicial system,” the Kremlin press service noted.
Along with the members of the presidential council, which includes 61 people now, Commissioner of Human Rights Vladimir Lukin and First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Vyacheslav Volodin will also participate in the meeting.
This will be the first meeting between the president and members of the presidential council in 2013, the previous meeting was held at the Kremlin on November 12, 2012. Then the president held the first meeting of the council after the reshuffle in it.
The Presidential Council of Civil Society and Human Rights is an advisory body at the president of the Russian Federation. The decisions of the council are consultative. The president approves the regulations of the council and its composition.