MOSCOW, September 27 (RAPSI) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order that will set May 14-18, 2019 as the date for the Saint-Petersburg International Legal Forum (LF), Russia’s Justice Ministry’s annual conference.

The document has been published on the official website of legal information.

The annual St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPBILF) was founded in 2011. It is held under the auspices of Russia’s President and Justice Ministry.

The LF is a leading international platform bringing together judges law experts and officials from different countries for discussing urgent matters of contemporary international community’s concernment, according to the conference’s organizers.

In 2018, over 4,000 participants representing 90 countries took part in the VIII Saint-Petersburg International Legal Forum.