Committee Against Torture held a training in specific features of the ECHR procedure and case-law for lawyers practicing in Orenburg

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08 November 2013

On 7 November 2013 the INGO «Committee Against Torture» held the training for lawyers practicing in Orenburg «Implementation of Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the European Convention in the practice of domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights».

The training was led by a practicing lawyer with the Law Office «Semenyako, Grib and Partners» (St. Petersburg), PhD candidate in law, legal secretary of the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights (2008-2011) Sergey Golubok. Twelve lawyers practicing in Orenburg who came to take part in the event were introduced to specific features of the European Court of Human rights procedure and  Implementation of Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the European Convention in its practice.

Sergey Golubok shared his impressions concerning the event: «I enjoyed the involvement the practitioners were showing during the training and their acute and not at all trivial questions. That demonstrated quite a high level of their professional competence. My objective was to show the importance of applying the European Convention, as well as other provisions of international law, in the first place in domestic courts, starting from first instance courts».