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03.05.2018 On April 27-28, 2018 a seminar on Appealing to the European Court of Human Rights was held in Krasnoyarsk

On April 27-28, 2018 a seminar On Appealing to the European Court of Human Rights was held in Krasnoyarsk.

A two-day seminar was attended by 34 people selected from almost 80 applicants. The participants were lawyers with different experience, lawyers from non-profit organizations and government agencies, as well as representatives of education and science - SFU Law School graduate students and teachers, coaches of the Institute for Advanced Training of Lawyers. The representatives of Business Ombbudsman in the Krasnoyarsk territory took part in the event for the first time.

The program of the seminar included a review of the basic aspects of the 1950 European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (a detailed analysis of the circumstances of the case, formulation of the position, reasoning on articles 3, 5, 6, 8 of the Convention). The seminar leaders, Maxim Timofeyev and Natalia Sekretareva, explained how to most effectively file a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights and apply the legal positions of the Court in their practical activities in Russia.


Over the seminar the participants will received answers to the following questions:

- What is the specificity of the case in the European Court?
- What are the criteria for the admissibility of the complaint and the specifics of their application by the European Court?
- How to deal with a national court, so as not to lose the chances for its consideration by the European Court?
- How to file a complaint with the European Court under the new rules so that it can be considered by the Court on its merits?
- What typical mistakes of the applicants does the Court of Justice face and how to prevent them?
How to argue the complaint (to formulate the violation, to work out the applicant's position, to pick up its legal justification, to formulate the demand for the European Court)?

As a result of the seminar, certificates were issued.


The seminar was held by the Institute for Advancement of Lawyers of the Krasnoyarsk Bar  as part of the project Enhancing Civic Engagement in Strategic Constitutional Litigation in Russia implemented by the Institute for Law and Public Policy.

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Find the information about upcoming seminars on the website of the Institute and its official page on Facebook


The seminar is conducted with support from the European Union

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