Dr. István Kónya, Vice President of the Curia of Hungary, represented the Curia at the Conference of the Presidents of the Supreme Courts of China and the Central and Eastern European Countries, held from 3 to 8 May 2016 in Suzhou and Beijing as a step in the process of widening the cooperation already existing in the field of economics between China and the Central and Eastern European Countries (16+1 cooperation) into the area of justice.
At the invitation of the President of the Curia, the delegation of the Polish Supreme Court paid an official visit to Budapest on 27-29 April 2016. The delegation was led by Prof. Dr. hab. Małgorzata Gersdorf, First President of the Supreme Court of Poland.
The invitees held discussions with the court leaders of the Curia, visited the National Office for the Judiciary to meet Office President Ms. Tünde Handó, and, in addition, paid a visit to the Metropolitan High Court to pursue discussions with High Court President Mr. Sándor Fazekas.
Prof. Dr. Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of the State of Israel, professor at Yale Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Central-European University delivered a lecture for Curia judges on “Judicial discretion” on 26 April 2016 in the building of the Curia.
Budapest, the 6th of May 2016
Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary
On 18-21 April 2016, the Curia’s delegation paid official visits to Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem. As part of its prescheduled programme, the Hungarian delegation led by Mr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia met Ms. Miriam Naor, President of the Israeli Supreme Court, Ms. Ayelet Shaked, Justice Minister of the State of Israel and Mr. Eyal Inon, the Knesset’s legal advisor.
Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia delivered a lecture on the change of the concept of property and on the trends and novelties of property law on the occasion of an international conference held at Széchenyi István University in the town of Győr on 23 February 2016.