Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom was established on November 9, 2015, by his eldest daughter, Zhanna Nemtsova.
In memory of the lifetime achievements of the Russian statesman Boris Nemtsov the Foundation for Freedom gGmbH contributes to the spread of education, freedom, and progressive development.
– education and freedom of information;
– training and professional development;
– German-Russian dialogue;
– promotion of European values;
– memorial activities in honor of Boris Nemtsov.
As part of encouraging the Russia-EU dialogue and common understanding, the Boris Nemtsov Forum is held on a yearly basis on October 9, Mr. Nemtsov’s birthday.
The Foundation sponsors the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage. It is awarded to those who are especially committed to fighting for democracy and European values in Russia.
The Foundation is committed to supporting the studies of Russian society and state. One of the long-term goals is to establish, in partnership with a European university, an educational program for Bachelors, Masters, and Postgraduates.