The event was attended by the delegation from the Legal Departments of the UN Security Council permanent member states Foreign Ministries, members of the International Law in the XXI Century Award Counsel, leading international law experts from prestigious Russian Universities, young scientists, representatives of non-profit organizations, Russian government bodies and leading Russian companies.
The seminar was opened by a welcome address by Makhail Galperin, authorized representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights, which was followed by a presentation by Michael Swainston, barrister, Brick Court Chambers. The first part of the event concluded with an welcome speech of Ekaterina Sorokovaya and presentation of the Center.
The event was followed by a Q&A session with the heads of the Legal Departments of the UN Security Council permanent member states Foreign Ministries:
The third part of the event featured the opening of the Center’s library with an address by Ivana Khrdlichkova, President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
The International Law Day was closed with the presentation of the International Law in the XXI Century Award and a speech by Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov, judge of the Appeals Chamber of the UN International Criminal Tribunals for Ruanda and the former Yugoslavia (2012-2016).