Council of Europe Programme Office in the Russian Federation

The Council of Europe Programme Office in the Russian Federation officially started its activities on 29 October 2013. Its status is based on the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of 14 June 2011 and it has for objective implementing programmes of cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe.

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Round table on the occasion of the International Youth Day

14 August 2017 Moscow
Round table “International Youth Day 2017: youth participation in peace building” organised by the United Nations Information Center in Moscow and National Youth Council of Russia took place on 14 August 2017 in Moscow. Representatives of Russian state authorities, UN agencies and international...

Call for Applications to the Training of Trainers of the Council of Europe HELP Programme

10 August 2017 Moscow
The European Programme on Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (the HELP Programme of the Council of Europe) announces a call for applications for participation in the Training of Trainers (ToT), which will be held from 4 to 7 October 2017 in Moscow region (exact venue to be announced...

Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe G. Battaini-Dragoni visited Russia

13-14 July 2017 Moscow
A delegation of the Council of Europe, led by the Deputy Secretary-General Mrs. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, visited Moscow on 13 July. During the visit, the negotiations were held with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Mr Gennady Gatilov, and with the Chairperson of the Council of...

Seminar "HELP Course on Human Rights and Biomedicine"

The seminar "HELP Course on Human Rights and Biomedicine" took place on 30 June at Moscow State University in the framework of the preparation of the first HELP* course focusing on Human Rights in Biomedicine. The focus was in particular on discussing an outline of this future course, taking into...

Conference "Human rights and biomedicine. Ethical and legal aspects of informed consent"

The Conference concerning the human rights in biomedicine took place on 29 June in Moscow. It was jointly organised by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the Russian State University of Justice and the Bioethics Unit of the Council of Europe. The Conference provided a unique...