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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14th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies on “Operational EMBs for democratic elections”

15 - 16 May 2017 Saint-Petersburg

The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe organised in co-operation with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States the Fourteenth European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies in...

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World Press Freedom Day

3 MAY 2017 Moscow

On 3 May 2017, an event dedicated to the celebration of World Press Freedom Day proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 was held at the UN House in Moscow. The topic of the event was “Freedom to hold opinions and receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public...

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Head of the Council of Europe Programme Office in Russia took part in the XIV All-Russian Congress of Children’s Rights Commissioners

19-20 April 2017 Belgorod

The XIV all-Russian Congress of Children’s Rights Commissioners on the topic “Protection of the right of a child to live and to be brought up in a family as a priority of the national family policy” took place in Belgorod on 19-20 April 2017. Children’s rights commissioners from different regions...

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The Ministry of Justice of Russia publishes “Free Civil Legal Aid Decision-Making Tool”

19 April 2017 Moscow

“Free Civil Legal Aid Decision-Making Tool” was prepared in the framework of the joint project with the Council of Europe "Free Civil Legal Aid and Assistance to Vulnerable Groups" aimed at improving access to justice for low-income citizens and other vulnerable groups of citizens of the Russian...

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Session «Promoting Quality Inclusive Education: Policies and Tools»

13 April 2017 Moscow

The Council of Europe jointly with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation held a session on “Promoting quality inclusive education: policies and tools” in the framework of the Moscow International Education Fair on 13 April 2017. State Secretary, Deputy Minister of...

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Round table «Dialogue of judges on the relevant issues of the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the law of the Russian Federation»

11-12 April 2017 Moscow

A round table on «Dialogue of judges on the relevant issues of the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the law of the Russian Federation» took place on 11-12 April 2017 in the Russian State University of Justice with the participation of the judges of the Russian...

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