On the invitation of Mr. Vyacheslav Mihailovich Lebedev, President of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, the Curia’s delegation, led by Chief Justice Dr. Péter Darák, paid official visits to Moscow and Saint Petersburg between 10 and 14 July 2016.
Dr. István Kónya, Vice President of the Curia of Hungary, represented the Curia at the VIth International Conference of the Presidents of the Supreme Courts of Central and Eastern Europe, held in Belgrade from 20 to 22 June 2016.
The Conference discussed the following main topics: contribution of the supreme courts to the quality of justice; prevention of backlogs, case management and alternative dispute resolution; the role of supreme courts in reforming the judicial system; cooperation of the supreme courts with the European Court of Human Rights; the judiciary and the media.
The Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime was held in the Vatican on 3 and 4 June 2016. Following Pope Francis’ wish, the summit was organized by the Pontifical Academies of Science and Social Sciences (Pontificia Accademia delle Scienze).
The summit has been attended by high-ranking justices and prosecutors from all around the world, including Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia of Hungary.
Budapest, the 8th of June 2016
Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary
The XXVII FIDE (Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen, International Federation for European Law) Congress was held in Budapest, Hungary on 18-21 May 2016.
The Faculty of Law of Pázmány Péter Catholic University in co-operation with the Hungarian FIDE Association has been given the opportunity to organise this prestigious professional event for the first time.