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Conference on Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: enhancing the dialogue

27 October 2017
Conference

Event Description

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:

  • Anatoliy Kovler (Russia) – Moderator;
  • Robert Spano (Iceland);
  • Michele de Salvia (Italy);
  • Aleksey Ispolinov (Russia);
  • Philippe Boillat (Switzerland);
  • Vasily Torkanovsky (Russia).

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:

  • Yury Berestnev (Russia);
  • Natalia Brady (Russia);
  • Mikhail Fedotov (Russia);
  • Dmitry Dedov (Russia);
  • Genevieve Mayer (France);
  • Alexey Kartsov (Russia);
  • Anita Soboleva (Russia).

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.

Statistics

17
Speakers
102
Participants

Presentations were made by

Alexander Konovalov (Russia)
Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation
Christos Giakoumopoulos
Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe
Andrey Klishas (Russia)
Chairman, Committee for constitutional legislation and state construction, Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Anatoliy Kovler (Russia)
Head of the Centre for problems of integration and international cooperation of the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, Judge of ECHR (retired) – Moderator
Robert Spano (Iceland)
Judge, Section President, European Court of Human Rights
Michele de Salvia (Italy)
Jurisconsult, European Court of Human Rights (retired), Professor of Law, Catholic University of Milan
Aleksey Ispolinov (Russia)
Ph.D, Head of the Department of International Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Philippe Boillat (Switzerland)
Head of the Directorate General of Human Rights and the Rule of Law of the Council of Europe (retired since July 2017)
Vasily Torkanovsky (Russia)
Head of the international law practice group at Ivanyan & Partners
Yury Berestnev (Russia)
Chief Editor of the “Bulletin of the European Court of Human Rights”
Natalia Brady (Russia)
Registry, European Court of Human Rights
Mikhail Fedotov (Russia)
Adviser to the President of Russian Federation, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights
Dmitry Dedov (Russia)
Elected Judge from Russian Federation, European Court of Human Rights
Genevieve Mayer (France)
Head of the Department of Execution of Judgements of the European Court of Human Rights, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe
Alexey Kartsov (Russia)
Leading advisor, Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
Anita Soboleva (Russia)
Associate professor, Department of theory and history of law, National Research Institute «HSE»
Mikhail Galperin (Russia)
Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights – Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

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