Russian Human Rights Lawyers Visit PluriCourts

At the initiative of the Norwegian Consulate General in St. Petersburg, a delegation of Russian human rights lawyers visits Oslo. Today, they will meet With human rights researchers from PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights.

The topic

Topics on the agenda include the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in Russia, asylum and refugee law, and how national parliaments can protect human rights.

The Russian delegation consists of scholars, lawyers representing applicants or the government before the European Court of Human Rights, and NGO representatives.

Practice oriented seminars at PluriCourts

PluriCourts has a tradition of holding seminars geared towards practitioners working with international courts. Each year, PluriCourts organizes a seminar in collaboration with the Norwegian Courts Administration. The topic of this year's seminar is The European Convention on Human Rights Under Pressure? Furthermore, we cooperate with the Council of Europe on common seminars involving national experts represented in the Steering Committee for Human Rights and Judges from the European Court of Human Rights.

Other conferences and seminars involve international courts' secretariats (Unseen Actors in International Adjudication) or practitioners in international investment law.

Tags: Human Rights
Published Aug. 30, 2017 12:00 AM - Last modified Aug. 31, 2017 10:00 AM