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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Round table on “European Social Charter – 60th anniversary and 25 years of Russian membership of the Council of Europe”

29 September 2021 Moscow

MEDIA RELEASE COMMUNICATIONS Ref. DC 166(2021) 29 September, Moscow (9.30 a.m./8.30 a.m. CET) – A Round table on “European Social Charter – 60th anniversary and 25 years of Russian membership of the Council of Europe” will take place at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian...

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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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Venice Commission calls on Russian authorities to thoroughly revise the entire body of “foreign agent” legislation, including the most recent amendments

COUNCIL OF EUROPE DIRECTORATE OF COMMUNICATIONS 7 July 2021 STRASBOURG

Неофициальный перевод на русский Strasbourg, 06.07.2021 – The recent amendments to Russia’s “foreign agent” legislation take a clear direction towards expanding the scope of entities and individuals qualifying as “foreign agents”, as well as obligations, restrictions and sanctions imposed, says...

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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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2021 HELP Network e-Conference: join us online on 1-2 July 2021

30 June 2021 Moscow

On 1-2 July 2021 the Council of Europe HELP Program will hold its Annual Network Conference "Human Rights Responses to Global Challenges." The Conference will be a mixed format and will be fully broadcast online in English, French and Russian. The conference is open to everyone interested in the...

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