On April 28-29, Lobachevsky University hosted an international academic seminar “Topical Issues of International Security and International Human Rights Protection” in the framework of the international project Jean Monnet Module (Erasmus+). The seminar was organized by the Department of European and International Law, Faculty of Law.

The seminar served as a platform for discussing the most important issues of international security: migrant crisis, human trafficking, terrorism, cybercrime, etc. Russia plays a major role in solving these problems and much depends on its relations with neighboring countries and such global actors as the European Union. About 40 specialists and experts from the universities and research centers of Moscow, Kirov, Rostov, Nizhny Novgorod and Tomsk regions, Republics of Tatarstan and Mordovia, as well as delegates from Belarus, Ukraine and France took part in the seminar.

The main topics of the seminar include: migration control in the context of the EU migrant crisis, international control of counterterrorism and cybercrime prevention, EU-Russia relations in the modern era, human rights and national security, relations between the European Court of Human Rights and the Russian Federation, EU foreign policy in the area of human rights.