Solemn awarding of certificates of successful completion of the course in frames of the European Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals Programme (HELP Programme) in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan

25 August 2021 Moscow

On 25 August 2021 in Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan, a ceremony was held to mark the successful completion of the HELP course "Right to liberty and security" under Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The course was held in frames of the third phase of the Council of Europe's...

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High-level conference “Role of Prosecutor’s Office in Protection of Individual Rights and Public Interest in Light of Requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights”

6 July 2021 Strasbourg

7-8 July, Saint-Petersburg, Russia – The high-level conference “Role of Prosecutor’s Office in Protection of Individual Rights and Public Interest in Light of Requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights” co-organised jointly by the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian...

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Roundtable dedicated to the launch of the HELP course “Right to liberty and security” for the group of judges from the Khabarovsk region, Russia

2 June 2021 Moscow

On 2 June 2021, the team of the Council of Europe project “HELP in the Russian Federation” (phase III) in co-operation with the Far Eastern branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ) organised an on-line roundtable and a launch of the HELP course on Introduction to Article 5 of the...

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First training for trainers on HELP methodology for the faculty of higher education and training institutions of the Federal Penitentiary Service system

28 May 2021 Moscow

On 26-27 May, first online training for trainers on HELP methodology was held for the faculty of higher education and training institutions of the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation. This training was made possible due to the ongoing implementation of the project “HELP in the...

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Regional HELP Training for Trainers in Central Asia

26 April 2021 Moscow

On 22 and 23 April 2021 in frames of the Central Asia Rule of Law Programme the first online regional HELP Training for Trainers was organised for 37 legal professionals from the Central Asian region: Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The opening session was addressed by...

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A round table dedicated to the launch of the Council of Europe HELP course on “Prohibition of Ill-treatment in law-enforcement, security and other coercive contexts” held in Nizhny Novgorod

16 April 2021 Moscow

On 16 April 2021, within the framework 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 Privolzhsky branch of the Russian State University of Justice...

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The updated Guidebook on HELP (European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) Methodology is now available in Russian

16 April 2021 Moscow

The Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) has recently developed an updated manual on the HELP methodology. It is now available in Russian. The HELP methodology is a structured approach (with steps and principles for implementation), in accordance...

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A round table dedicated to the launch of the Council of Europe HELP course on “Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Execution of Judgments” held in Nizhny Novgorod

14 April 2021 Moscow

On 14 April 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 Privolzhsky branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ) held...

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Presentation and launch of the HELP course “Right to liberty and security” for the group of magistrates from the Northwestern Federal District, Russia

19 March 2021 Moscow

On 19 March 2021, the team of the Council of Europe project HELP in the Russian Federation (III phase) in co-operation with the Northwest branch of the Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ) organised an on-line roundtable and a pilot launch of the HELP course on Introduction to Article 5 of...

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Solemn awarding of certificates for successful completion of the course in frames of the Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP Programme) in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan

3 March 2021 Kazan

On 3 March the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan in Kazan held a solemn awarding of certificates for successful completion of the HELP course "Prohibition of Ill-treatment " within the scope of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Participants of the programme – judges...

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Council of Europe delegation visited Russia

24 February 2021 Moscow

On 15-19 February a Council of Europe's delegation visited Moscow to discuss with key Russian partners a wide range of current affairs and forthcoming cooperation activities. The delegation of the Council of Europe led by Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law,...

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Roundtable on the launch of the HELP course on Prohibition of Ill-treatment in law-enforcement, security and other coercive contexts for the group of judges from Saint-Petersburg

11 February 2021 Moscow

On 11 February 2021, the team of the Council of Europe project HELP in the Russian Federation (III phase) jointly with the Northwest branch of Russian State University of Justice (RSUJ) organised a roundtable on the launch of the HELP course on Prohibition of Ill-treatment in law-enforcement,...

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Presentation and launch of the HELP course on Prohibition of Ill-treatment in law-enforcement, security and other coercive contexts for the group of judges from the Republic of Tatarstan

11 December 2020 Moscow

On 10 December 2020, the team of the Council of Europe project HELP in the Russian Federation (III phase) in co-operation with the Kazan branch of Russian State University of Justice organised an on-line presentation and pilot launch of the HELP course on Prohibition of Ill-treatment in...

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HELP course on Introduction to the ECHR and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) launched for the group of judges from Vologda region

8 December 2020 Moscow

On 3 December 2020, the updated HELP course on Introduction to the ECHR and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was launched for the group of 25 judges from Vologda region. Senior Project Managers Ms Vasilisa Neshataeva and Ms Irina Vitchinka delivered welcoming remarks and gave an...

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European Convention on Human Rights: updated HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) course launched in Russia

20 October 2020 Moscow

On 19 October 2020 the updated HELP course on Introduction to the ECHR and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was launched for the first time on the national level, for a group of some 150 civil servants. For the first time it contains a module on the execution of judgments from the...

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Human rights in law and practice: Council of Europe event at Moscow MGIMO University

Council of Europe Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law 16 October 2020 Strasbourg

On 19-21 October the Council of Europe and MGIMO European Studies Institute will hold annual in-service training courses for Russian civil servants on the implementation of constitutional and international human rights guarantees in Russian law and practice. The courses have now run for twelve...

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Senior Project Officer
Ms. Irina VITCHINKA

Project Assistant
Ms. Maria BELYAK