Dr. Péter Darák, President of the Curia participated at the European Court of Human Rights’ solemn hearing for the opening of the judicial year and a preceding seminar on 31 January 2020 in Strasbourg.
The seminar was attended by many prominent representatives of the European countries’ judicial systems, including Supreme Court presidents and Constitutional Court presidents, and focused on the topic of “The European Convention on Human Rights: living instrument at 70”.
At the seminar, speeches were delivered, among others, by Mr. Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos, President of the Court and by Ms. Juliane Kokott, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
At the solemn hearing following the seminar, the President of the Court and Mr. Frank Clarke, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ireland addressed the participants.
Budapest, the 1st of February 2020
Press Secretariat of the Curia of Hungary