4.3. Vaccine as a Legal Phenomenon – Russian Response

Tuesday, May 18
18:00 - 19:00

Channel 2
Live Stream

Track: 4. Medicine. Pharmaceutics
Discussion session

Issues to be discussed:

  • Unique experience of the RDIF as a global vaccine provider, a general overview of challenges and achievements;
  • Global experience with fast track registration of vaccines (Emergency Use Authorization), Russia as a leader in this area and the first legal results;
  • Right to risk for vaccine manufacturers, world experience of liability regulation;
  • Fine-tuning the legal system for the development of export potential;
  • Public health as a common good and a basis for restricting human autonomy. Vaccine passports (covid passports), an identifier for reading the immune status of citizens.


Mikhail Irzhevsky

Deputy CEO for Legal Affairs, Russian Direct Investment Fund


Aleksandra Dronova

State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Health of the Russian Federation

Mikhail Galperin

Representative of the Russian Federation in the European Court of Human Rights – Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Vitaliy Omelyanovskiy

General Director, Federal State Budgetary Institution 'Center of Evaluation and Quality Control of Medical Care' of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

Aleksandr Panov

Partner, BGP Litigation

* The Programme may be subject to change