The Croatian island of Brijuni served as the venue of the 2015 Conference of the Chief Justices of Central and Eastern Europe on which the Curia was represented by a judicial delegation led by Chief Justice Dr. Péter Darák.
During the conference, organised for the fifth time, the chief justices of the Central and Eastern European region held discussions with the guidance of United States federal judges Mr. John Walker and Mr. John Clifford Wallace on the changes within the court systems of the Central and Eastern European countries, the aspects of court delay, the methods of enhancing court efficiency, the use of court orders to carry out trials and secure evidence, as well as on alternative dispute resolution, furthermore, the participants reported on their national legislation and case-law in respect of the above issues.
The three-day long event also provided an opportunity for the conference participants to elaborate, approve and sign the Brijuni Statement of Principles of the Independence of the Judiciary.
Budapest, the 27th of October 2015
Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary