On October 27, 2017, International and Comparative Law Research Center and LF Academy with the support of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and St. Petersburg International Legal Forum held the Conference "Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: enhancing the dialogue".
The Conference was opened with the welcome addresses of Alexander Konovalov, Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation, Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe, Andrey Klishas, Chairman, Committee for constitutional legislation and state construction, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Among the speakers of the first session on Application Control: Concept of the ECHR. Legal Consequences of Application and Approaches of other International Bodies were:
The participants of the second session on International Standards and Principles of Enforcing Freedom of Speech Right in the Light of the ECHR Case-Law:
Closing remarks were made by Mikhail Galperin, Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights – Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation.