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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Project "PRECOP II": Corruption risks in procurement processes and provision of public services discussed in Krasnousolsk

15-16 June 2017 Krasnousolsk, Republic of Bashkortostan
Two back to back workshops on "Corruption practices affecting the procurement process at the municipal level in the Russian Federation" and on "Corruption factors and trends in provision of public services to business entities by municipal authorities in the Russian Federation" took place on...

Final meeting of the HELP course on family law and human rights

30 May 2017 Moscow
The final meeting of participants and official completion of the HELP course "Family law and human rights. Topical issues and challenges. International standards of protection of human and children’s rights" was held in Moscow on 30 May 2017. The event was jointly organized by the Federal Chamber...

Film of Russian director А. Zvyagintsev “Loveless” supported by the CoE fund “Eurimages” awarded with Jury Prize of the Cannes Festival 2017

31 May 2017
Film of Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev «Loveless»/«Nelyubov» (co-production between Russia, France, Germany, Belgium) supported by the Council of Europe fund “Eurimages” was awarded with the Jury Prize of the Cannes Festival 2017 chaired by Pedro Almodovar. The Palme d’Or was given to the...

Seminar "HELP Course on Human Rights and Biomedicine"

30 June 2017 Moscow
The course, to be finalized by the end of 2017, will be addressed to both legal professionals (judges, lawyers and prosecutors) and medical and other health-care professionals. These two professional groups have been selected because of their responsibility for the implementation of human rights...

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

29 June 2017 Moscow
Recent case-law of the European Court of Human Rights together with the jurisprudence of the Russian courts reflect the topicality of this issue. It demonstrates also the importance of examining the implementation of this principle from both medical and legal perspectives. The Conference will do...