Dr. Tünde Handó, the president of the National Office for the Judiciary presented its most recent representative court history publication, the first volume in the series of scientific works published by the NOJ. The book launch commenced a number of events called the Court History Week.
The Act IV of 1869 on the wield of judicial power was promulgated 150 years ago, on 15 July 1869 that is a significant stage of the Hungarian judicature, the first pivot to build the modern court organization.
The judiciary is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Hungary’s accession to the EU
As in previous years, the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ) welcomes trainee judges, secretary judges and junior judges in the framework of the AIAKOS Exchange Program, organised by the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN).
The National Office for the Judiciary organizes an International Conference on the Aspects of Sovereignty in the Unifying European Area of Justice - Experiences, Challenges, Inspirations, on April 8 to 9 2019. The present conference is meant to be an annual meeting point and a professional workshop.
The administrative model founded in 2012 was unique in its own kind, since in Hungary the central administration of the courts is not operated by the Ministry of Justice, but a self-governing body, the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ)- said dr. Tünde Handó, the president of the NOJ at the celebratory opening of the Winter Academy.
The Hungarian Academy of Justice, as a project partner of the Academy of European Law (Europäische Rechtsakademie, ERA), seeks to help judges in all possible forms to acquire knowledge and be fully prepared in the courtroom – told Dr. András Osztovits, Director of the Hungarian Academy of Justice on the occasion of the opening of the ERA’s training course on “Basic European Union competition law” on 19 February 2019.
22 February is the international day in support of victims of crimes. On this occasion, the National Office for the Judiciary organised a scientific conference on 18 February 2019. The event is closely linked to the National Office for the Judiciary’s “National Witness Care and Victim Protection Programme” which focuses on ensuring the broadest possible support for witnesses summoned to court hearings and victims of crimes.
“The Hungarian judicial training system exhibits values that prove to be unique in comparison with other countries” – states Judge Dr. Natasa Fülöp, one of the officers responsible for the professional preparation of the New Generation Trainings. In the first week of February 2019, the Hungarian Academy of Justice organised the first remodelled, full week-long training of judges and court secretaries specialised in civil, economic and labour law.
On February 7, 2019, the program series entitled “ Court History Exhibition and Conference Tour 2018-2019”, organized by the National Office for the Judiciary (NOJ), has arrived in a new venue. The Court History Exhibition opened at the Synagogue in Győr, where participants could get an insight into the history of the Hungarian court system. The exhibition can be visited till the end of February.