Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom was established on November 9, 2015 in Germany by his eldest daughter, Zhanna Nemtsova.
In accordance with the Charter, the Foundation intends to develop the following areas:
– education and freedom of information
– education and professional development
– Russian-German dialogue
– inclusion of Russia and its citizens in the pan-European agenda and promotion of European values
– perpetuating of the memory 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.