„Third workshop: Polish-Hungarian Research Platform” International Scientific Conference
On July 30, 2021, the “Second workshop: Polish-Hungarian Research Platform” International Scientific Conference was held. This event was organised as part of an “Polish-Hungarian Research Platform” international research project implemented by the Institute of Justice in cooperation with the official partner of the project, the Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law in Budapest. The event was attended by prominent Polish and Hungarian representatives of legal sciences.
As part of this research project, four research teams were established, conducting research in the following areas: 1) Specifics of the legislative process envisaged for changing the constitution (in the light of European integration and constitutional identity), 2) Rule of law, 3) Reform of administrative judiciary, 4) Effectiveness of the judiciary.
The research project includes: 7 monthly international scientific conferences, at which members of research teams present the current results of their research; a final international conference where the final results of the research will be presented; the publication of 4 scientific monographs and the organization of events promoting the project with the participation of individual researchers.
Due to the announced state of the epidemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the third scientific conference (30 July 2021) was organized on-line (on the Zoom platform). A link to the event with an agenda has been placed on the Institute’s website to enable the participation of as many people as possible.
Traditionally, the event was inaugurated by the Director of the Institute – dr hab. M. Wielec, who welcomed both active and passive participants of this conference and wished them fruitful deliberations and discussions.
Papers delivered by individual members of the research teams were, inter alia, presentation of the results of preliminary research on selected aspects related to the role of constitutional identity and European integration for changes in national constitutions, the rule of law – critical points, initiating proceedings and legal measures, and the use of sociology in examining the effectiveness of initiating and conducting court cases.