Re-registration of all foreign and international NGOs.
Registration of new NGOs and Registration of Amendments to Charters and Other Documents of Existing NGOs
Registration of Re-election of an NGO Director, Change of Address and Other Particulars.
Involuntary Dissolution of Organizations.
Oversight over NGO activities.
New Procedures for Reporting.
Registration of New NGOs
Registration of Amendments to Charters and Other Documents of Existing NGOs. 17
Liquidation of NGOs.
Selective amendments to the law..
Oversight over NGO activities.
Registration of NGO..
New Reporting Requirements.
Sanctions for failure to submit information.
Authority to exercise control and oversight by the registration body. 20
Yuri Dzhibladze (Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights),
Olga Gnezdilova (Interregional Human Rights Group - Voronezh/ the Black Soil Region),
Darya Miloslavskaya (Alliance of the International Center for the Not-for-Profit Law),
Natalya Taubina (Public Verdict Foundation)
A study of the situation of NGOs in Russia and the implementation of the Russian NGO legislation has been conducted by several non-governmental organizations in 2006-2007 within the framework of their individual and joint projects and activities as well as within the Agreement on Cooperation in the field of protecting the right of association and ensuring freedom of NGOs in the Russian Federation, which united more than fifteen NGOs. Authors of the report and their organizations cordially thank their colleagues in Russian and international NGOs who contributed to the drafting of the report, in particular Lawyers for Civil Society, the Agency for Social Information, and the International Center for the Not-for-Profit Law, and those colleagues whose information was used in the preparation of the report, in particular the “Demos” Center, JURIX, Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.
The report has been prepared for presentation at the Meeting on the implementation of the Russian NGO Legislation organized by the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe with the participation of representatives of civil society and authorities from the Russian Federation at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, April 19, 2007.
The report in endorsed by the following members of the Agreement on cooperation in the field of protecting the right of association and ensuring freedom of NGOs in the Russian Federation:
The Agency for Social Information Elena Topolyeva
We, the Citizens Coalition Nina Belyayeva
Inter-Regional Youth Human Rights Group Dmitri Makarov
Inter-Regional Human Rights Group Voronezh / the Black Soil Region Nataliya Zvyagina
The Youth Human Rights Movement Dmitri Makarov
Moscow Helsinki Group Nina Tagankina
Non-Profit Partnership Lawyers for Civil Society Alevtina Lesnyakova
The Public Verdict Foundation Natalya Taubina
The Foundation for the Development of NGOs Yana Leonova
Center for Development of Democracy and Human Rights Yuri Dzhibladze
Center for Development of Non-commercial organizations Anna Orlova
The Demos Center Sergei Lukashevski
Lawyers for Constitutional Rights and Freedoms (JURIX) Anita Soboleva