The International Union of Lawyers took part in the “round table” of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture, Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs.

Problems of legal regulation of international sport competitions in the Russian Federation were discussed at this meeting. The discussions were attended by members of the Executive Committee of our Union Alekseev and Peskov. Among the invited persons was also the secretary of our Commission on International Cooperation Ekaterina Kashekhlebova. Deputy Chairman of the Union Anatoly Peskov informed about the upcoming creation by the International Union of Lawyers and the International Association of Sports Law of a new public international organization for the protection of the rights of athletes, which will include sports lawyers and scholars from 17 countries. Anatoly Peskov called on the participants of the round table to also join this Association. The draft Charter of the Association is published on the website of our Union. Sports lawyers and lawyers from various countries of the world take part in its discussion. Moscow Finance and Law University, the International Union of Lawyers, the International Association of Sports Law with the participation of the European Olympic Committees are planning in October this year to hold an international conference on the protection of the rights of athletes in Moscow. This conference will discuss the problems of improving international sports law and international sports justice, as well as concrete ways of interaction with the international advocacy community to protect the rights of athletes.

Professors Altukhov, Shevchenko and Deputy Chairman of the International Union of Lawyers Anatoly Peskov

Round table with the participation of Deputies of the State Duma, representatives of the Ministry of Sports and heads of all-Russian sports federations.

Secretary of the Commission on International Cooperation of our Union Ekaterina Kashekhlebova together with Anatoly Peskov, Chairman of the Commission.


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