IV All-Russian conference "Topical issues of ensuring the rights and freedoms of men and citizen: a regional vector", dedicated to the Day of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the International Day of Human Rights.

7 December 2021

By the invitation of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Khabarovsk Region I.I. Chesnitsky, the Head of the Programme Office of the Council of Europe in the Russian Federation P. Sich took part in the IV All-Russian Conference "Topical Issues of Ensuring Human and Civil Rights and Freedoms:...

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Commissioner urges the Russian General Prosecutor to discontinue the liquidation proceedings of Memorial human rights NGOs

07 december 2021 STRASBOURG

In a letter to the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation published today, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, expresses her concerns over the liquidation proceedings against two prominent Russian human rights groups - International Memorial and Human...

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International Conference on Child Friendly Justice

3 December 2021 Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia

On 2 and 3 December the 7th International Scientific and Practical Conference "Child-Friendly Justice" was held in Ulan-Ude, the capital of the Republic of Buryatia. The conference was co-organised by the Buryatia State University, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Buryatia, the Ministry of...

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International seminar "Youth policy: from standards to practice"

2 December 2021 St. Petersburg

An international seminar "Youth policy: from standards to practice" on the Council of Europe standards in the field of youth policy and youth work and their application in national policies and programs took place in St. Petersburg from November 29 to December 2, 2021. The seminar was held in a...

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Council of Europe Project "HELP in the Russian Federation": roundtable discussion "Topical Issues of Criminal Proceedings in the ECtHR Practice" (Nizhny Novgorod)

24 November 2021 Nizhny Novgorod

On 24 November Nizhny Novgorod Regional Court hosted an international roundtable discussion on topical issues of criminal proceedings in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights. The event was organized by the Council of Europe project "HELP in the Russian Federation" in...

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The visit of Deputy Secretary General to Moscow

10 November Moscow

Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Mr. Bjorn Berge took part in the International Conference of Sberbank "The Path of Artificial Intelligence 2021" in Moscow on November 10, 2021. Within the framework of the visit to Moscow, Mr. Berge's delegation was invited to an Official...

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Registration for the European Court of Human Rights Model is now open

The European Court of Human Rights Model is a set of educational events organised by the MGIMO Law Club under the academic supervision of the European Training Institute and with the support of the Council of Europe. ECHR Model 2021-2022 is conducted in a mixed format: online and offline. During...

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Round table dedicated to the launch of the HELP courses on Motivation of Judgments and Right to Liberty and Security for representatives of the judiciary of the Republic of Tatarstan

28 October

On October 28, 2021 the Council of Europe's project on "Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) in the Russian Federation" in cooperation with the Kazan branch of the Russian State University of Justice and the Supreme Court of the Republic of Tatarstan held a round table dedicated...

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International scientific conference «The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: Problems of implementation in Russian criminal proceedings» and HELP courses launch in Khabarovsk

headline 14-15 October Khabarovsk

The International scientific conference "The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: Problems of Implementation in Russian Criminal Procedure", jointly organised by the Council of Europe HELP Project, the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian State University...

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Third Eurasian Women’s Forum ‘Women: A Global Mission in a New Reality’

13-15 October Saint-Petersburg

The Third Eurasian Women’s Forum ‘Women: A Global Mission in a New Reality’, organized by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, took place in Saint-Petersburg on 13-15 October 2021. The plenary session of the forum was opened by the Chairman of the Federation...

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2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Statement by the Council of Europe Secretary General

8 October 2021 Strasbourg

MEDIA RELEASE Communications Réf. DC 180(2021) Strasbourg, 08.10.2021 – The Secretary General of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has today made the following statement: “I am delighted that the Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to...

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V International Scientific and Practical Conference "Problems of Human Rights Protection in the Eurasian Space: Exchange of Best Practices of Ombudsmen"

12 October Moscow

On October 12, the House of Human Rights hosted the V International Scientific and Practical Conference "Problems of Human Rights Protection in the Eurasian Space: Exchange of Best Practices of Ombudsmen". This year's conference is dedicated to the protection of the rights of persons with...

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International scientific conference «The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: Problems of implementation in Russian criminal proceedings»

15 October Khabarovsk

The International scientific conference "The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: Problems of Implementation in Russian Criminal Procedure", jointly organised by the Council of Europe HELP Project, the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian State University...

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The 60th Anniversary of the European Social Charter and 25 years of Russia in the Council of Europe: event at the Ministry of Labour and Social protection on Wednesday

29 September 2021 Moscow

On Wednesday, 29 September, a Round table on “European Social Charter – 60th anniversary and 25 years of Russian membership of the Council of Europe” took place at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation in Moscow. This event is organised by the Department of the...

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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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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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