Council of Europe and Russian Federation
The Council of Europe
The Council of Europe is the continent's leading human rights organisation. It has 47 member states, 28 of which are members of the European Union. All Council of Europe member states have signed up to the European Convention on Human Rights, a treaty designed to protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
Russian Federation and the Council of Europe
Russian Federation became the 39th member state of the Council of Europe on 28 February 1996.
Russian Federation and the Parliamentary Assembly
Russian Federation is represented in the Parliamentary Assembly by a delegation of 18 representatives and 18 substitutes.
Russian Federation and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
Russian Federation is represented in the Congress by a delegation of 18 representatives and 18 substitutes.