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

18 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...

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Seminar "HELP Course on Human Rights and Biomedicine"

30 JUNE 2017 MOSCOW

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...

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

29 JUNE 2017 MOSCOW

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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IX All-Russian conference of business ombudsmen

24 May 2017 Moscow

IX All-Russian conference of business ombudsmen was held on 24 May 2017 in Moscow. Its plenary session was focused on the presentation and discussion of the main points of the annual report of the Federal Business Ombudsman Boris Titov to the President of the Russian Federation. The report...

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Presentation of the Project’s results «Free Civil Legal Aid and Assistance for Vulnerable Groups in the Russian Federation» at St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

17 May 2017 Saint-Petersburg

Presentation of the results of the Project «Free Civil Legal Aid and Assistance for Vulnerable Groups in the Russian Federation» carried out by the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Justice of Russia took place on 17 May at the Saint-Petersburg International Legal Forum. A two-year Project...

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