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Official visit of Chief Justice Dr. Péter Darák to Washington D.C.

The President of the Curia paid an official visit to Washington D.C. between 20 and 24 October 2014.

During his visit, Dr. Péter Darák held discussions with John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States, Edwin Meese, former Attorney General of the United States and Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

In addition, President Darák participated and gave a lecture at the 5th Assembly of the International Association of Tax Judges.

Budapest, the 28th of October 2014

International environmental law conference at the Curia of Hungary

The Curia of Hungary hosted a two-day long international conference for environmental law judges, the 11th Annual Conference of the European Union Forum of Judges for the Environment (EUFJE).

The Forum holds its annual conferences in a different EU Member State each year. It was the very first time that an EUFJE Conference took place in Budapest, Hungary. This year’s conference topic was “Impact assessments and preventive measures against significant environmental impacts in the 21st century”.

Dr. Péter Darák’s participation at the 4th Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe in Tbilisi

Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary attended the 4th Conference of Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe on 22-25 June 2014 in Tbilisi. The participants of the conference discussed, inter alia, the following topics: issuing clear, well-reasoned opinions at all levels; electronic case filing; handling long trials, including using on-line conferences where appropriate; effective disciplinary mechanisms; continuing judicial education; alternate dispute resolution; and building public trust by strengthening media services.

Budapest, the 4th of July 2014

Dr. Péter Darák’s participation at the Colloquium of the Network of the EU’s chief justices in Rome

Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary participated at the Colloquium of the Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union on 12-13 June 2014 in Rome. The main subject of discussions was the relations between the supreme courts and the lower instance courts.

Budapest, the 4th of July 2014

Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary

 

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