The 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:
– Access to education
– Freedom of information
– Professional development
– Russian-EU dialogue
– Promotion of European values
– celebrating the memory and continuing the works of Boris Nemtsov
In order to encourage Russian-EU dialogue and promote mutual understanding, the Boris Nemtsov Forum is held annually on October 9th, Mr. Nemtsov’s birthday.
The Foundation sponsors the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage, an award given to those who are especially committed to fighting for democracy and essential freedoms in Russia.
The Foundation commits to supporting Russian studies focusing on both culture and politics. It strives to establish a higher education program in partnership with a European university.