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Christophe Poirel: ‘Meeting Russian colleagues at SPBILF was highly practical’

Christophe Poirel, Director of the Directorate of Human Rights at the Council of Europe, said to journalists that attending the IX St. Petersburg International Legal Forum is of value for him. He shared his opinion after the discussion on ‘National and International Remedies for Human Rights Violations’ that took place on day one of SPBILF, May 15.

‘As a representative of a foreign state, I believe that meeting Russian colleagues was highly practical. It was exciting to express my opinion on the topic of the discussion and law-making’, he said.

St. Petersburg Legal Forum takes place 14 to 18 May, 2019 in the Eastern wing of the General Staff Building, State Hermitage. SPBILF is supported by the Russian Federation President and organized by the Ministry of Justice of Russian Federation.