International CooperationAccording to the Federаl Law № 7-ФЗ «Regarding the Judicial Department at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation» the Judicial Department at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation is an organ of the federal judiciary which provides support for supreme courts of the republics, krai and oblast courts as well as federal city courts, courts of the autonomous oblasts and autonomous okrug, military and special purpose courts and other bodies of judiciary. It also coordinates financing of the justices of the peace. According to items 7, 8, 19, 21 of the article 6 of the above mentioned Federal Law the Judicial Department is authorized to:
1) interact with educational institutions specializing in the training of judges and improving judicial qualifications;
2) be responsible for the selection and professional training of the Judicial Department employees as well as employees of its divisions and organizations;
3) establish and maintain contacts with governmental and other bodies, institutions and organizations, including foreign companies with the aim of improving the organization of the courts and bodies of the Judicial Department and increasing the efficiency of their work;
4) carry out other activities aimed at supporting the courts, bodies of the judiciary and divisions of the Judicial Department.
International Legal Cooperation Division of the Judicial Department is the coordinator and organizer of various international programs and mutual visits within the framework of cooperation with foreign partners.
Ag. Head of International Legal Cooperation Division
International Legal Cooperation Division
Tel/fax: +7(495) 684-84-84