Russia: Secretary General Jagland concerned about freedom of expression and freedom of assembly after mass detentions at demonstrations

27 March 2017 Strasbourg

The detention of hundreds of citizens, including opposition leader Alexey Navalny while exercising their right to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly raises issues under the European Convention on Human Rights. I am particularly concerned about the reported detention of minors. I call...

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Workshops for business ombudsmen within the project “PRECOP II” will take place in Tver

28-30 March 2017 Tver

The PRECOP II project will conduct three workshops on 28-30 March 2017 in Tver: - "Corruption factors and trends in provision of public services to business entities by municipal authorities in the Russian Federation"; - "Typologies of corruption affecting the entrepreneurs in the Russian...

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Workshops for regional business ombudsmen within the project “PRECOP II” took place in Krasnodar

16-17 March 2017 Krasnodar

The PRECOP II project conducted the second workshop on “Inspections at municipal level and their impact on the regular business processes” and the first workshop on “Corruption practices affecting the procurement process at the municipal level in the Russian Federation” on 16-17 March 2017 in...

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Round table "Protection of social rights as an indispensable guarantee of sustainable development of the rule of law state"

16-17 March 2017 Sochi

A round table “Protection of social rights as an indispensable guarantee of sustainable development of the rule of law state” was held in Sochi on 16-17 March 2017. The event was jointly organised by the Council of Europe and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian...

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Council of Europe announces completion of the Free Civil Legal Aid Project in the Russian Federation

Council of Europe announces completion of the Free Civil Legal Aid Project in the Russian Federation

23 February 2017 Moscow

The Free Civil Legal Aid Project has been implemented by the Council of Europe in close cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and funded by the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg between March 2015 and February 2017. The Project aimed to support the implementation of the...

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Training of Trainers of the Council of Europe HELP Programme

23 February 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 29 March to 1 April 2017 in Moscow region (exact venue to be...

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Workshop on “Inspections at municipal level and their impact on the regular business processes”

Workshop on “Inspections at municipal level and their impact on the regular business processes”

14 February 2017 Tyumen

The Project “Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in the Russian Federation from Corrupt Practices at the Municipal Level - PRECOP II” held the workshop on “Inspections at municipal level and their impact on the regular business processes” on 14 February 2017 in Tyumen. This event continued...

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Workshop on “Typologies of corruption affecting the entrepreneurs at the regional and municipal levels”

Workshop on “Typologies of corruption affecting the entrepreneurs at the regional and municipal levels”

13 February 2017 Tyumen

Project “Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in the Russian Federation from Corrupt Practices at the Municipal Level - PRECOP II” held the second workshop on “Typologies of corruption affecting the entrepreneurs at the regional and municipal levels” on 13 February 2017 in Tyumen. The...

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Workshop on “Typologies of corruption affecting the entrepreneurs at the regional and municipal levels”

30 January 2017 Petrozavodsk

The workshop on “Typologies of corruption affecting the entrepreneurs at the regional and municipal levels” took place in Petrozavodsk on 30 January 2017. It was a first workshop in the series of events planned under the project “Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in the Russian Federation...

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Council of Europe

Study on the rights of children in biomedicine

16 January 2017 Strasbourg

The Committee on Bioethics (DH-BIO) has published a study prepared at its request by researchers from Uppsala University Department of Law (Sweden) on the challenges posed to the rights of the child by scientific and technological developments in biomedicine. The study will be used as the basis...

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