Council of Europe Programme Office in the Russian Federation

The Council of Europe Programme Office in the Russian Federation officially started its activities on 29 October 2013. Its status is based on the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of 14 June 2011 and it has for objective implementing programmes of cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe.

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Within the framework of the PRECOP II project, a training on Risk-based approach to inspections at regional and municipal levels in the Russian Federation was held in Tyumen on 18-19 April 2019

18 - 19 April 2019 Tyumen, Russian Federation
Within the project on “Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in the Russian Federation from Corrupt Practices at the Municipal Level” - PRECOP II the Council of Europe organised a training on “Risk-based approach to inspections at regional and municipal levels in the Russian Federation” on...

Meeting of the Council of Europe delegation with the officials of the Administration of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

15 April 2019 Moscow, Russian Federation
On April 16 a meeting of the Council of Europe delegation was held in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the Russian Federation. The Council of Europe was represented by Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes Mrs. Verena Taylor, Head of the Council of...

Launch of the Council of Europe in-service training session on the “Implementation of international and constitutional guarantees of human rights in Russian law and law-enforcement” at MGIMO

15 April 2019 Moscow, Russian Federation
On 15 April a launch of in-service training session for civil servants on the “Implementation of international and constitutional guarantees of human rights in Russian law and law-enforcement” for government employees, judges, scientists, academics and lawyers took place at the Moscow State...

Preventing and combating violence against women – practitioners and policy-makers meet in Astrakhan, Russia to discuss inter-agency co-operation

9 - 10 April 2019 Astrakhan, Russian Federation
On 9-10 April 2019, a seminar on “Inter-agency co-operation: models to prevent and combat violence against women at the regional level” took place in Astrakhan. The seminar was organised within the framework of the Council of Europe joint project “Co-operation on the implementation of the Russian...

Participation of the Council of Europe representative in the 10th Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2019) in Moscow

08 April 2019 Moscow, Russian Federation
On April 8, 2019, the 10th Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2019) took place in Moscow. The Head of the Information Society Department under the Directorate General Human Rights and the Rule of Law at the Council of Europe, Mr Patrick Penninckx, presented a report on "International...