On 24 March 2021, in frames of the Council of Europe Program on Human rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP programme), the team of the project “HELP in the Russian Federation (III phase)” in co-operation with the Kazan branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ) and the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan organised an on-line roundtable dedicated to the launch of the HELP course on “Introduction to Article 5 of the European Convention on human rights: Right to Liberty and Security” for a group of judges of the Supreme court of the Republic of Tatarstan, their assistances and judges of federal courts of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Ilgiz Gilazov, Chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan, Petr Sich, Head of the Council of Europe Programme Office in the Russian Federation, and Ramil Sharifullin, director of the Kazan branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ), welcomed the participants. Vasilisa Neshataeva, project co-ordinator of the Council of Europe, provided the participants with the overview of the “HELP in Russia III” project, Dmitry Gurin, former lawyer of the European Court of Human Rights and Council of Europe expert, delivered a presentation on the Court’s case-law on Article 5.
The course will be delivered online and tutored by Oksana Kachalova, professor of the RSUJ and Council of Europe expert.
HELP course “Article 5: Right to Liberty and Security” in Russian will be soon available for self-learning at the HELP platform.