The International Scientific Roundtable “Criminal proceedings and ECHR case-law: current issues (on the occasion of 25th Anniversary of the Russian Federation's Membership in the Council of Europe)”, jointly organised by the Council of Europe HELP Project, the Kazan Branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ), with the support of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan, took place in Kazan on 8 December.
Ilgiz Gilazov, Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan, Petr Sich, Head of the Programme Office of the Council of Europe in the Russian Federation, Ekaterina Gorbatova, Head of division of the Department of the European Co-operation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Ramil Sharifullin, Director of the Kazan branch of RSUJ, delivered the opening remarks.
The Roundtable was attended by representatives of the judiciary and law enforcement agencies, academics from various regions of the Russian Federation, international experts from the Council of Europe, as well as academics from relevant higher education institutions. It focused on the application of specific ECHR standards in criminal proceedings.
Furthermore, within the framework of the Roundtable, certificates were awarded to the successful participants of the HELP courses “Reasoning of Criminal Judgements” and “Introduction to Article 5: Right to Liberty and Security” that were launched online on 28 October.