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08.10.2019 On October 6-7, 2019 a two-day seminar "How to Protect Property Rights in Strasbourg? Evaluation of the Prospects of the Case and Argumentation of the Complaint to the European Court" was held in Moscow

On October 6-7, 2019 a seminar of the Institute for Law and Public Policy was held in Moscow, aimed at acquiring and improving skills for applying to the European Court of Human Rights.

The two-day seminar was attended by 30 people, including 24 attorneys and 6 practicing lawyers representing such subjects of the Russian Federation as Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Moscow, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo and Rostov regions, the Stavropol Territory, Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Republic of Adygea, Dagestan, Tatarstan and Udmurtia.

Maxim Timofeev, Ph.D. in Law, Associate Professor at the European Humanities University (Vilnius) and Expert at the Institute for Law and Public Policy, and Andrey Esin, an expert of the European Council, acted as trainers at the seminar.


The two-day seminar was divided into practical and theoretical sessions. During the lecture part of the seminar among other things, the participants learned how the European Court of Human Rights functions, what decisions it takes, what cases fall within the jurisdiction of the European Court, what rights are protected by the European Convention, and how to properly argue the complaint to the European Court. A separate session was devoted to the criteria for admissibility of a complaint to the European Court.

During the practical sessions, the participants of the seminar, using the example of the plot of training cases, learned how to identify violations of the European 

Convention and formulate arguments about human rights violations in a complaint to the European Court. Some particular attention was paid to the application of the principle of proportionality in the argument of the complaint.

The participants have received a certificate.

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