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The international legal community’s eyes are on Budapest

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.

Participation of the Curia’s delegation in the 12th Congress and General Assembly of the International Association of Supreme Administrative Jurisdictions (IASAJ)

Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia, and dr. Péter Hajnal, Judge, Head of Panel of the Curia, President of the Association of Hungarian Administrative Judges, participated in the 12th IASAJ Congress and General Assembly held in Istanbul from 4 to 7 May 2016.

The main theme of the Congress was alternative dispute resolution whose applicability was examined in the context of administrative cases related to public contracts and public procurement, public service, taxation and economic regulation.

Budapest, the 9th of May 2016

The participation of dr. István Kónya, Vice President of the Curia of Hungary in the Conference of the Presidents of the Supreme Courts of China and the Central and Eastern European Countries

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.

Official negotiations of the delegation of Poland’s Supreme Court in Budapest

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.

Lecture of Prof. Dr. Aharon Barak at the Curia of Hungary

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

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