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28.05.2015
The key takeaways of the St Petersburg International Legal Forum are yet to be finalized, but the insights of the Forum participants will surely not be left to waste, says Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union and European Atomic Agency.
28.05.2015
In the framework of St. Petersburg International Legal Forum Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law Cristophe Bernasconi has given his speech. In his report Secretary General has described the main activities of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
28.05.2015
On the second day of the 5th International Legal Forum in St Petersburg, Valery Zorkin, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, delivered a lecture titled "Power of Law and the Right to Power” which discussed topics such as tolerance, return of death penalty, prisoner rights and relation between law and ethic aspects.
28.05.2015
Discussions at the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum are of great relevance, said Yuriy Voronin, Head of Staff of the Accounts Chamber and moderator of roundtable “Which Pension System is Urgent for Modern Russia”. According to the expert, discussions on social issues should play an important role in the Forum’s Agenda.
28.05.2015
St.Petersburg International Legal Forum gives experts from different countries, representatives of various authorities and non-governmental organizations an annual platform for dialogue. This point of view was expressed by Alexander Kibovsky. the Head of the Department of Culture in the Government of Moscow, moderator of the round table “State protection of the cultural heritage items”.
28.05.2015
Collisions of international, federal and regional regulations concerning the protection of cultural and historical heritage were discussed at the round table “State Preservation of Cultural Heritage: How It Works” during the 5th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.
28.05.2015
Experts at the V St. Petersburg International Legal Forum discussed pro bono services legal standard and the need for international norms regulating the level of subsidized legal services. The discussion became the continuation of the opening ceremony of the Program of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe “Rendering subsidized legal aid to socially vulnerable groups”.
28.05.2015
In the framework of St. Petersburg International Legal forum experts have discussed the configuration of legal systems in the context of integrated economic and political structures. This political aspect has become one of the key issues at the conference ‘Eurasian integration: One Year since Signing the Treaty on Eurasian Economic Union’.
27.05.2015
V St.Petersburg International Legal Forum was opened with a plenary session “Mission of Law in an Era of Changes” on Wednesday, May 27.
27.05.2015
On May 27, 2015 the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation held a conference “Eurasian Integration: One Year Since Signing the Treaty on Eurasian Economic Union” in the frame of the V St. Petersburg International Legal Forum.