The International and Comparative Law Research Center is one of the leading analytical centers in the Russian Federation. The Center combines a deep understanding of the Russian state agenda and global trends in the development of law, which allows it to find relevant legal solutions that meet modern challenges.
The ICLRC creates a platform for the exchange of views, initiates international dialogue, and takes part in the improvement of national jurisdiction.
The Center's team provides both expert research support and overall project team management. Project teams consist of the best Russian and foreign experts from various knowledge areas.
The Center's expertise is in demand by the most authoritative international organizations such as The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law , The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law , The International Seabed Authority . Also, in 2019, the ICLRC obtained observer status in three of six UNCITRAL working groups at once. The ICLRC is the first The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative Supporting Institution in Russia, and also has accreditation with The United Nations Environment Programme , as well as an observer status in the UN Environment Assembly, the UNEP managing body. The Center is also an observer to The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change .
Promoting the study of international law is an important area of our activity, as part of which we hold the Summer School on Public International Law, organize the contest for the International Law in the XXI Century Award. Our unique Library provides access to classical and modern publications on public and private international law, as well as comparative law in various languages, and also to foreign and Russian electronic legal databases.