Agora Digest: May 2012

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The New Generation

Digest No.5 (43) AGORA Association (May 2012) 

International level / Federal level / Publications / Development of regional organisations 

Cases. Courts. Victories. / The Dalny Police Station / Top 10 Press materials 

International level 
On 24-25 May, Agora Association Chairman Pavel Chikov and lawyer and legal analyst Ramil Akhmetgaliev addressed an international conference in Moscow entitled "Strategic business conduct: defending the interests of society" organised by the American Bar Association. 

Federal level 
On 4 May, Dmitry Kolbasin the Head of Agora's Public Relations Department and Chief Editor of the Open News Agency gave a lecture entitled "Increased interest in directed agendas in the Russian media" to over 20 leaders and activists from non-governmental organisations as a part of a seminar organised by the "Open Society Institute" entitled "Advocacy and professional communication for human rights organisations". 

On 5 May, Damir Gainutdinov the Association's legal analyst and Candidate of Legal Sciences held a seminar dedicated to the protection and defence of civil activists on the internet for 15 members of "the School for Bloggers" in Kirov. [Read more]