Following the decision of the Committee of Ministers on 16 March 2022 the Russian Federation is no longer a member of the Council of Europe. The Moscow Office ceased to implement technical cooperation projects. This website will therefore no longer be updated.

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Russia ceases to be a Party to the European Convention on Human Rights on 16 September 2022

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 23 MARCH 2022 STRASBOURG

Following its expulsion from the Council of Europe on 16 March 2022, the Russian Federation will cease to be a High Contracting Party to the European Convention on Human Rights on 16 September 2022. This was confirmed today in a Resolution by the Committee of Ministers. In line with the...

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Plenary Court adopts a Resolution on the consequences of Russia’s cessation of membership to the Council of Europe

23 March 2022 Strasburg

On 22 March 2022, the European Court of Human rights has adopted a Resolution on the consequences of the cessation of membership of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe in light of Article 58 of the European Convention on Human Rights (link to the Resolution).

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Resolution CM/Res(2022)2 on the cessation of the membership of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe

Committee of Ministers 16 March 2022 Strasburg

Resolution CM/Res(2022)2 on the cessation of the membership of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 16 March 2022 at the 1428ter meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) The Committee of Ministers, Reaffirming that the aggression of the Russian...

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The Russian Federation is excluded from the Council of Europe

COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS 16 MARCH 2022 STRASBOURG

In an extraordinary meeting this morning, the Committee of Ministers decided, in the context of the procedure launched under Article 8 of the Statute of the Council of Europe, that the Russian Federation ceases to be a member of the Council of Europe as from today, after 26 years of membership....

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Council of Europe leaders make joint statement on the exclusion of the Russian Federation from the Council of Europe

COUNCIL OF EUROPE 15 MARCH 2022 STRASBOURG

The Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chair of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers, Luigi Di Maio, the President of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, Tiny Kox, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović...

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