четвъртък, 26 май 2016 г.

Conference on Judicial Power in Transitional Countries



International conference

"Judicial Power in Transitional Countries"
27 May 2016, Moscow

Location: HSE Law School, Bolshoi Trekhsvyatitelskiy, 3 , conference room 311

Registration: 9:00-9:30
Opening (9:30-10:00): Tamara Morscshakova
Session one (10:00 – 13:30)
Moderator: Tamara Morschakova
Roberto Toniatti, Professor of Law, Trento University, Italy
A Living Judiciary for a Living Law: Constitutional Transitions and Governmental Checks and Balances
Anatoly Kovler, Professor, NRU Higher School of Economics, Russia
International Standards of Judicial Independency уточнить
Nicolae EsanuMember of the Venice Commission (Council of Europe), Moldova
 «Попытки радикального обновления судейского корпуса и независимость судей – взгляд Венецианской Комиссии»
Alexander Blankenagel, Professor of Public Law, Humboldt University, Germany
Some Unusual Proposals for the Development of the Judicial Power
Lunch (13:30 – 14:30)
Session two (14:30 – 18:00)
Moderator: Andrey Medushevsky
Daniel Smilov, Associate Professor, the University of Sofia
Judicial Discretion in Constitutional Adjudication

Anna Sledzinska-Simon, Associate Professor, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Constitutional review and (dis)empowered courts: a new constitutional design in times of crisis

Violeta Besirevic, Professor of Law, Union University Law School Belgrade, Serbia

The Myth of Judicial Reform in Serbia

Oleksand Yevsieiev, Associate Professor, National Judicial University named after Yaroslav the Wise, Ukraine
Transitional Justice in Ukraine

Closing remarks (18:00-18:30)Tamara Moscshkova

понеделник, 23 май 2016 г.

Conference in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)


 



Council of Europe
The Presidential Council for Civil Society Development and Human Rights
National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE)

Conference
“Human Rights Education and Research in the Promotion of the Council of Europe Standards”

Programme
24-25 May 2016


Information support:
 


Organizing Committee:
Anita Soboleva, HSE, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of law; Chair of the Commission on social rights of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights – Chair of the Organizing Committee,
Dmitry Mazaev, HSE, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of law,
Sergey Platov, aide to the Chair of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights.


DAY 1              Tuesday, 24 May 2016
09.00 10.00      Official opening session (with simultaneous interpretation)
Moderator: Anita Soboleva, Chair of the Organizing Committee, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of law at HSE; Chair of the Commission on social rights of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights.

Welcome speeches:
Yaroslav Kuzminov, Rector of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics", PH.D. in Economics.

Mikhail Fedotov, Chair of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor.

Peter Zikh, Head of the Council of Europe Programme office in the Russian Federation.

Markus Jaeger, Head of Cooperation with International Institutions and Civil Society Division, Human Rights Policy and Co-operation Department, Council of Europe.

Tatyana Moskalkova, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor.

Vladimir Lukin, Chair of the Paralympic Committee, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation in 2004-2014, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor.


10.00 11.30          Plenary Session (with simultaneous interpretation)
The role of national policies and human rights education in implementing the standards of the Council of Europe;
Presentations - 15 minutes.

Chairperson: Yevgeny Bobrov, vice-Chair of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights and Chair of the Commission on migration policy and protection of human rights in the sphere of inter-ethnic relations, PH.D. in law.

Speakers:
Andrey Klishas, ​ Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Development, Doctor of Law.
The correlation of the Council of Europe standards with the standards of human rights provided by the Russian Constitution.

Anatoly Kovler, member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, Professor of the Department of Judicial Power at HSE, Doctor of Law, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights (1999-2012).
Twenty years of Russia's membership in the Council of Europe: gains and losses.


Tamara Morschakova, Chair of the Department of Judicial Power at HSE, Doctor of Law, Professor, Chair of the Commission on civil participation in legal reform of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Development and Human Rights.
Implementation of human rights in the Russian legal system: legal forms of recognition of rights

Markus Jaeger, Head of Cooperation with International Institutions and Civil Society Division, Human Rights Policy and Co-operation Department, Council of Europe;  co-chair of the Supervisory Board of the “Next Generation - Russian Public Monitoring Commissions” Project.
Respect for Human Rights in Detention and the Role of Civil Society: Council of Europe contribution through professional training.

Andrey Babushkin, Chair of the Commission on assistance to public monitoring commissions, penal reform and crime prevention of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Development and Human Rights.
Possible ways of improvement of the Council of Europe human rights protection system.

Andrey Yurov, Chair of the Commission on protection of human rights abroad of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Development and Human Rights.
Human rights education and civic education as tools for global promotion of the main priorities of the Council of Europe: human rights, rule of law and democracy.

 Anastasia Shadarova, project officer, Council of Europe Programme office in Moscow.
Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for legal professionals – HELP: challenges and achievements in Russia.

Lyudmila Alekseyeva, Chair of the Moscow Helsinki Group, member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights.


11.45 - 12.15          Coffee break


12.15 - 14.00     Plenary Session. Strengthening the role of Ombudsperson in the legal education (simultaneous interpretation). Presentations - 15 minutes.

Moderator:  Natalia Evdokimova, Chair of the commission on NGO developoment of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, Adviser to the Saint-Petersburg Commissioner on Human Rights

Speakers:
Tatyana Merzlyakova, Sverdlovsk Region Commissioner for Human Rights.
International standards of human rights: the experience of the Regional Commissioner in the implementation of educational programs.

Tatyana Zrazhevskaya, Voronezh Region Commissioner for Human Rights, Professor, Doctor of Law.
Implementation of the Master’s programme “Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms” at a law faculty.

Tatyana Margolina, Perm Region Commissioner for Human Rights, Professor of the Perm State National Research University, PH.D.  
The role of the Russian regional ombudspersons in the promotion of the Council of Europe Standards.

Alexander Shishlov, Commissioner for Human Rights in St. Petersburg (topic tba)


Ekaterina Semenova, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Moscow region. (topic tba)

Tatyana Potyaeva, Commissioner for Human Rights in the city of Moscow, PhD, Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation. (topic tba)

Viktor Mikhailov, Associate Professor of the Department of Judicial Power, HSE.
The significance of the legal positions of ECtHR for the activities of the ombudspersons.

Anna Demeneva, consultant to the Sverdlovsk Region Commissioner for Human Rights, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of international relations of the Ural Federal University.
Practice of the Sverdlovsk Region Commissioner for Human Rights in the application of legal positions of the European Court of Human Rights in claimants’ rights protection.

Irina Biryukova, lawyer.
Cooperation between lawyers and the Commissioners for Human Rights in the national implementation of European standards in protection of prisoners’ rights.

14.00 - 15.00 Lunch

15.00 - 19.00        Programs and courses on human rights for law students at the universities of the Council of Europe member states (with simultaneous interpretation).

Presentations - 15 minutes.

Chairperson: Anita Soboleva, Chair of the Organizing Committee, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of law at HSE; Chair of the Commission on social rights of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, PH.D.

Speakers:
Sergey Dikman, programme co-ordinator of Human Rights Policy and Co-operation Department, Directorate of Human Rights, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe; PH.D. in law.
Council of Europe and the support to legal education through its co-operation programmes: formal education and extracurricular activities.

Daniel Smilov, Associate Professor of political science at Sofia University, Director of the program of the Centre for Liberal Strategies , Sofia, Bulgaria; SJD (Scientific Judicial Doctor) .
Teaching Council of Europe “Hard” and “Soft” Law in Bulgaria.

Nina Belyaeva, Chair of the Public Policy Department at HSE, Professor, PH.D.  
'Human Rights in Globalizing World'  and ' Global Actors in Public Policy' as the first HSE experience in skype teaching in 'Global classroom' format , involving Council of Europe partners from INGO Conference and European Wergeland Center.

Karina Moskalenko, lawyer, founder and first Director of the International Protection Center.
Comparative analysis of the rights guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and Chapter 2 of the Russian Constitution: the problem of the Court's jurisdiction and the obligatory nature of its judgments for the Council of Europe member states.

Marianna Muraveva, Professor of department of theory and history of law, HSE; PH.D.
Training of specialists in the field of human rights: the main problems and prospects of human rights education.

Svetlana Mironova, Associate Professor of law, Comrat University (Moldova), Ph.D. in political science, Head of the Representative Office of the People’s Advocate (Ombudsperson) in Gagauzia.
Teaching the course “Legal protection of human rights” with respect to national and regional legislation in the Republic of Moldova.

Simon Matthijsen former Ombudsperson of Schiedam, substitute Ombudsperson of Rotterdam and 11 cities around; guest lecturer at Utrecht University’s Montaigne Centre for Judicial Administration and Conflict Resolution, Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Viadrina University in Frankfurt Oder (Germany); external adviser to the board of the European Ombudsperson Institute (EOI) and permanent Representative of the EOI at the International NGO conference of the Council of Europe; reporter of the Journal of Complaint Law (Tijdschrift voor KLachtrecht), the Netherlands.
Human Rights education in enhancing and enabling environment for civil societies and NGOs.

Violetta Beshirevich, Professor, Union University Law School in Belgrade, SJD.
English language Human Rights Law Master Program in Union University Law School in Belgrade: Human Rights Practicum and distant learning courses with foreign universities

Alla Tymofeyeva, Assistant Professor of the International Law Department, Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, PH.D.
Human Rights Education aiming to promote the CoE standards at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague.

Rachid Alouach, HR Rights Officer, OHCHR Programme, UNCT Russia. 
Methodology of education in the field of human rights: the UN guidelines.

Silvo Devetak, Professor, ISCOMET Institute and President, ISCOMET NGO with the Participatory status at the Council of Europe, Maribor, Slovenia.
Teaching on the implementation of Council of Europe human rights standards and antidiscrimination law of the European Union and its members.

DAY 2              Wednesday, 25 May 2016
PARALLEL SESSIONS
10.00 - 14.00 (Coffee break 11.30- 12.00):


SESSION I:        Programs and courses on human rights in universities and for legal practitioners
Presentations -20 minutes, 30 minutes general discussion.
Chairperson:                 Marianna Muraveva, Professor of the department of theory and history of law at HSE, PH.D.
Speakers:        
Maria Smirnova, Research Associate of University of Manchester Research Centre, School of Law, UK. PH.D. in law.
Human Rights Education for Russian judges: a strategic tool for the judicial reform.

Dmitry Zaitsev, HSE Associate Professor of the Department of Public Policy at HSE, PH.D. in political science.
Developing expertise on human rights for the master's program on public policy: balancing the knowledge, skills and values ​​(the Council of Europe materials).

Oleg Bresky, Head of the Law Department of European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Grounds for the teaching of human rights law at the University: global citizenship, cosmopolitanism and social rights.

Maria Isayeva, Managing Partner at Threefold Legal Advisors LLC, Moscow, Russia.
Soviet methods of teaching of public international law and human rights as an obstacle to the formation of a positive image of human rights in Russia.

Kseniia Ivanova, senior lecturer of the department of constitutional and municipal law of the Tyumen State University, PH.D. in law. “Script” method in teaching the standards of the European Court of Human Rights in Russia.

Maria Voskobitova, Associate Professor of the department of procedural law of the Russian Academy of Foreign Trade, PH.D. in law.
Extracurricular programs on human rights: human rights and school professional development programmes.

Anita Soboleva,  Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of law at HSE; Chair of the Commission on social rights of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, PH.D.
 Teaching human rights to law students and students of other specialisations: the experience of HSE.

Sanjay Kumar Rajhans, Senior Lecturer of the HSE Department of Public Policy.
Teaching European values in Muslim-majority class: experience of the innovative course 'Human Rights in non-western societies'.
Sergey Parkhomenko, Associate Professor of HSE Department of Public Policy.
Anti-corruption strategies, rule-of-law values and organizing internships at HR organizations.
SESSION II:       Academic research in the field of human rights (in Russian). Regulations - 20 minutes, 30 minutes general discussion.
Chairperson: Natalia Evdokimova, Chair of the commission on NGO developoment of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, Adviser to the Saint-Petersburg Commissioner on Human Rights

Speakers:        

Anastasia Tumanova, Professor of the department of theory and history of law at HSE, Doctor of Legal Sciences, and Alexander Safonov, Professor of the department of theory and history of law at HSE, Doctor of Legal Sciences.
The institutionalization of human rights in pre-revolutionary Russia as a research topic for the study-and-research group at HSE.

Irina Mersiyanova, Head of the Department of Economics and Management in Non-governmental Non-profit Organizations and Head of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Studies in Non-Commercial Sector at HSE, Associate Professor, PH.D. in sociology.
Legal consciousness of Russians (based on 10 years of observations in the monitoring of the state of civil society).

Vera Rusinova, Associate Professor of the department of international public and private law at HSE. ECHR practice in human rights education and research in Russia.

Ekaterina Shugrina, Director of the Centre for support and assistance to local governments of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor. Protection of local government in the European Court of Human Rights.

Evgeniya Pavlenko, Moscow City Teacher Training University (MCTTU), Associate Professor of the department of international law and human rights, PH.D. in Law. Human rights culture as scientific category and the phenomenon of public life in modern Russia.
Elena Gerasimova, Chair of the Department of Labour Law and Social Protection, Associate Professor at HSE, PH.D. in law; vice-Chair of the Public Council of the Ministry of Labour Russia, Director of the Centre for Social and Labour Rights.
Council of Europe standards in the field of the right of association and collective bargaining: implications for Russia.

Olga Teplyakova, Associate Professor of Constitutional and Municipal law of the Tyumen State University, PH.D. in law.
The right of the child to live and grow up in a family: the Russian experience in the research and teaching of one of the Council of Europe's basic standards.

Olga Shepeleva, PH.D. student of the department of judicial power at HSE.
Research as a prerequisite for the effective implementation of human rights standards (for example, the implementation of the decisions of the ECHR).

Svetlana Vasilyeva, Associate Professor of the department of constitutional and administrative law at HSE, PH.D. in law.
Protection of the rights of entrepreneurs.

Ksenia Kirsanova, lecturer of the department of civil law at the Russian Academy of Justice.
Council of Europe standards in Russian law: a study by young scientists.

SESSION III:     Human rights topics and courses  in the block of historical and theoretical disciplines and teaching CE standards to legal practitioners (in Russian)
Presentations - 20 minutes, 30 minutes general discussion.
ChairpersonTatyana Zrazhevskaya, Voronezh Region Commissioner for Human Rights, Professor, Doctor of Law.

Speakers:
Tatyana Vasilyeva, Deputy Director of the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Law, Associate Professor, and Natalia Varlamova, Senior Research Fellow of the Department of Comparative Law of the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, PH.D., Associate Professor.
Problems of the research of the Council of Europe law in the system of the Russian legal education.

Marina Baranova, Professor of the department of theory and history of state and law of Nizhny Novgorod Academy of the Russian Ministry of Interior, Doctor of Legal Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod.
The place and role of human rights in teaching the course "Theory of State and Law."

Marina Nemytina, Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, Law Institute of People's Friendship University, Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor.
Models of training in the field of human rights protection.

Elizaveta Shushunova, Senior Lecturer of the department of theory and history of law and state at Nizhny Novgorod branch of HSE.
Human rights education for non-legal students:  experience of “World Economy” specialization of the HSE faculty of economics.

Marina Davydova, Chair of the department of constitutional and municipal law of Volgograd State University, Doctor of Legal Sciences, Professor.
The place and role of the "Human Rights" course in law schools’ curriculum.

Natalia Kravchuk, coordinator of Council of Europe HELP Info Point/Russia; Research Fellow of the  Legal studies department of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Associate Professor of the international law department at Russian State University of Justice, PH.D. in law.
HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) Programme instruments in human rights education of legal professionals.

Olga Kuptsova, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of state and law of the Nizhny Novgorod Academy of the Russian Academy of Ministry of Interior, PH.D. in Law.
The terminology of human rights in the process of learning the theory of state and law.

Ekaterina Petrova, Associate Professor of the department of theory and history of state and law of Ivanovo State University, PH.D. in law.
The study of international mechanisms pf human rights protection by law students (Ivanovo University experience).

Yuri Berestnev, Editor in Chief of the Russian edition of "Bulletin of the European Court of Human Rights".
Strasbourg Law and the problem of dissemination of information about it in Russian.

Olga Kryazhkova, Associate Professor of the department of constitutional law at the Russian State University of Justice, PH.D.
Constitutional rights in action. How to help legal practitioners to learn more?

14.00 - 15.30 Lunch

PARALLEL SESSIONS
15.30 - 17.00

SESSION IV:     Raising legal awareness of human rights defenders (in cooperation with the Moscow Helsinki Group, in Russian).
Presentations - 20 minutes, 30 minutes general discussion.
Chairperson: Natalia Kravchuk, coordinator of Council of Europe HELP Info Point/Russia; Research Fellow of the  Legal studies department of the Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Associate Professor of the international law department at Russian State University of Justice, PH.D. in law.

Speakers:
Natalia Evdokimova, Chair of the commission on NGO developoment of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, Adviser to the Saint-Petersburg Commissioner on Human Rights.
The role of human rights non-profit organizations in the field of education of citizens.

Olga Fedorova, project coordinator of the Moscow Helsinki Group.
The contribution of the Moscow Helsinki Group to the development of human rights education and civic education in Russia.

Vadim Karastelev, coordinator of the project "The Citizen and the Police" in MHG, PH.D. in political sciences.
Training for human rights defenders. Reflective notes trainer and participant.

Anna Voronkova, a volunteer of anti-racism MPC committee, curator of the international project "Respect".
The use of cartoon stories and comic books as a form of dialogue, integration in the prevention of xenophobia.

Julia Schastlivtseva, Master student at the department of judicial power, HSE.
The presentation of the volunteer project "Reading Circle".

Oksana Paramonova, coordinator of educational programs of the human rights organization, St. Petersburg.
Human rights education through personal experience to protect their rights.

Batyr Dzhankezov, director of the NGO "Institute of Humanitarian Research and Social Technologies".
Features of education for democratic citizenship and education in the field of human rights in the North Caucasus.


SESSION V:       students on session (in English).

Chairperson:                 Sanjay Kumar Rajhans, Senior Lecturer at the HSE Department of Public Policy.

Speakers:
Ksenia Solovyova, 3rd year student of the Faculty of Law of HSE.
International group of legal studies as a way of promotion of Council of Europe standards (the example of the Study Group of the European Law Students Association).

Gulnaz Zhuravleva, 3rd year student of the Faculty of Law HSE intern "Russian Justice Initiative» (SRJI).
Control test in the practice of the ECHR: compliance with international standards.

Alexandra Skiba, 4th year student of the Faculty of Law, HSE.  Protection of property under the ECHR: the balance of private and public interests.

Tatyana Savvina, 4th year student of the Faculty of Law, HSE.
Economic well-being of the state as a legitimate aim of human rights restrictions in the practice of the ECtHR.

Carmen Elisa Mir Cortés, international student at Tyumen State University. Freedom of religion as a Fundamental Right, from the Spanish and European perspective.



17.00 - 17.30 Final discussion. Conclusions.