The Euro-Asian Juridical Congress was established by the Association of lawyers of Russia in 2007. The Euro-Asian Juridical Congress was formed as a specific forum where representatives of the state, business, social circles can consider and debate with professional lawyers urgent problems to promote the efficient Euro-Asian cooperation.
Professional lawyers- scholars and practitioners from member-states of the Eurasian Economic Community and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, politicians, representatives of state power authority and business are invited to participate in the work of the Congress.
The organization of the work of the Congress
The main forms of the work are the sessions of the Congress that are held on the annual basis. They are held in Ekaterinburg in May. The sessions determine the priority projects for the participants to pay special attention. According to these projects of higher priority the expert groups are formed. The experts carry out research and project work throughout a year and submit the results for the discussions at the sessions of the Congress.
Thematic discussions and meetings of expert groups are held in the framework of the Congress sessions. At present the expert network of the Congress is being formed. This will help realize the research projects of the Congress and attract a bigger number of interested specialists in the networking of the Congress. The working languages are Russian and English.
The structure of the Congress
The Executive Committee is set up to provide the arrangement of the experts’ work, the support of the Congress site in the Internet, the preparations for the Congress sessions.
The membership of the Executive Committee is approved at the Congress sessions. To hold the sessions of the Congress the Presidium is formed. The Presidium consists of the heads of professional law associations, interstate organizations, state power authorities, and prominent legal scholars and practitioners.