On April 11 representatives of the German national fund for education support paid a visit to the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers and met with the Head of the International Division of the RFCL
The programme is supported by the German Embassy in Moscow and provides for a wide range of meeting formats and topics, such as culture, social aspects, architecture and urban planning, development of small and medium-sized businesses, legal cooperation, the specifics of Russian -German relations and working conditions of journalists and the organization of the Russian Orthodox church. To discuss Russian innovation policy programme the delegation will make a visit to the “Skolkovo” innovation center.
Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers, supported by the Russian-German interdisciplinar
Discussion was moderated by Director General of “EAC-Euro Asia Consulting” Daniel Stähle.
The meeting was also attended by the economic correspondent of the German Society for the support of foreign trade and marketing (GTAI) Bernd Hoenes, Chairman of the Board of JSC "Commerzbank (Eurasia)" Gernot Kleckner, advocate and tax consultant of the law firm "YUST" Patrick Pohlit, economic adviser of the Embassy of Germany on Moscow Nikolaus Vitzthum. The Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers was represented by the Director of the Department of International Relations Pavel Maguta.
In his welcome address to the participants of the event, Mr Maguta put an emphasis on the importance of professional, scientific and cultural exchange between Russia and Germany. According to the head of the Department of International Relations of the RFCL, the political crisis in relations with the European Union did not affect the intensity of relations between the Russian and the German legal profession as lawyers' associations organize their activities on the principle of self-government and independence from the state and are non-political. Moreover, in such difficult times for the intergovernmenta