Berlin DRJV regulars’ table with lecture

24.09.2013 (18:30 - 22:30)

Berlin.Ludwig Erhard Room, Gaffel Haus Berlin an der Friedrichstraße, Dorotheenstraße 65, 10117 Berlin.(S & U Bahn Friedrichstraße),

The German-Russian Exchange e.V. ( and the German-Russian Lawyers’ Association (Deutsch-Russische Juristenvereinigung e.V.). ( want to network and give members of both associations space and time to get to know each other and exchange ideas. The event will be introduced with a panel discussion on the topic:


“Russia and Civil Society ”


NGOs and current developments,

10 years of Khordorkovsky trials,

Legislation on the role of homosexuals in Russian society,

Olympia 2014



Speaker: Stefan Melle, Managing Director of Deutsch-Russischer Austausch e.V.

Mr. Stefan Melle has been Managing Director of the Deutsch-Russischen Austausch e.V. since 2006. He is also one of the initiators of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum and has been a member of its Coordination Council since its foundation.

Moderator: Frank Schmieder, lawyer, board member of the German-Russian Lawyers’ Association e.V.

Frank Schmieder is a lawyer and has been a partner in a Berlin law firm since 2004. Since 2006, he has been a member of the board of the DRJV, which, as a bilateral lawyers’ association, supports and promotes the exchange between German and Russian law.



Registration: For the purpose of optimal organisation, we ask for prior registration, informally by e-mail ( or by fax +49 (0)30 – 88 71 22 88. In case of short-term registration, limited capacities may have to be expected. Participation is free of charge. Everyone is responsible for their own food.