The Hungarian Parliament elected the first five judges of Constitutional Court on 23 November 1989. This was the day the Court chose to commemorate the first twenty years of its operation.

More than twenty foreign representatives of Constitutional courts arrived to Budapest on this occasion. Furthermore, university professors were also invited to the celebration which took place in the Hungarian Accademy of Sciences, with the support of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.

On the links below the speeches of the invitees are downloadable in pdf format (in German and in English language).

 

Gerhart Holzinger, President of the Constitutional Court of Austria,

Hans-Jürgen Papier, President of the Constitutional Court of Germany,

Valerij Zorkin, the President of the Russian Constitutional Court

Vassilios Skouris, the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Emilia Drumeva, Member of the Constitutional Court of Bulgaria,

Marc Bossuyt, President of the Constitutional Court of Belgium,

Jiří Mucha, Member of the Constitutional Court of Czech Republic

Jasna Omejec, President of the Constitutional Court of Croatia

Young-Joon Mok, Member of the Constitutional Court of South-Korea

Bosa Nenadic, President of the Constitutional Court of Serbia and Ágnes Kartag-Ódri, Member of the Constitutional Court of Serbia