This year, the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) has launched the court photo contest „Courts in Focus” for the fifth time. Around 400 entries were received from 40 applicants, which is the second highest number of entries so far – said the president of the NOJ at the awards ceremony.
The public vote on the works submitted for the photo contest "Courts in Focus” ended on Sunday. The nominees who receives the majority of the votes will be awarded a public prize. The voting has moved many, and it will soon turn out who has won over the audience the most, with just over two weeks to wait for the results to be announced.
The International Conference on Courts and Communication was organized for the seventh time this year on 10-11 October by the National Office for the Judiciary, and attracted around 80 guests from 19 countries.
This year the annual two-week-long, short-term program by the European Judicial Training Network was held from the 16th of September. The Hungarian judiciary welcomed foreign judges from all around Europe. This year there were 12 participants from Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Finland, France, Poland and Estonia. The programs took place in Budapest on the first week, and then in Debrecen and Győr on the second week.
A Werbőczy Mundus scholar will spend his internship at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg for the first time in history. Starting in September a Hungarian lawyer will spend several months at the Strasbourg-based European institution along with his fellows working at the Academy of European Law (ERA) in Trier and at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg.
It was the fifth time this year that the ‘Sziget Court’ tent welcomed the participants of the Sziget Festival between 7 and 13 August. Hundreds were interested in the programs offered by the Sziget Court, despite the heat wave that lasted for days.
Members of the Miskolc Regional Court staff gathered 274 unnecessary telephones, as the Regional Court joined the environmental campaign “It only costs one phone” of the Miskolc Zoo.
The world’s best stenographers, typists and court reporters matched their knowledge at the 52nd Intersteno Congress and World Championship that took place in Cagliari, Sardinia between 13-19 July. Several Hungarian court professionals attended the event, e.g. Krisztina Kollárikné Terjéki, clerk of the XVIII-XIX. District Court of Budapest, who finished second in the category of Note Taking and Reporting.
In the THEMIS competition organized by the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN), the Hungarian team has never achieved such a big success before. The trio made up of dr. Franciska Zsófia Gyuranecz, dr. Dorottya Papp and dr. Bernadett Krausz trainee judges won semi-final D in Sofia, Bulgaria, and received a special prize for the best visual performance. The team tutored by judge dr. Bálint Kovács wrote their paper on judicial ethics and professional conduct dealing with the relation between
This year’s National Judicial Sports Days ended this Sunday. The program at the University of Miskolc campus was organized jointly by the Debrecen Regional Court of Appeal and the Balassagyarmat, Debrecen, Eger, Miskolc and Nyíregyháza Regional Courts with the support of Dr. Tünde Handó, President of the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ).