International Law from a Visegrád Perspective

In light of the Hungarian presidency of the Visegrád Group, the Embassy of Hungary in the Netherlands is organizing several events. On 7 November 2017, a panel discussion will be held at The Hague Institute for Global Justice on the topic of ‘International Law from a Visegrád Perspective’.

At this panel discussion, a distinguished panel of judges from all the Visegrád countries will, amongst other topics, discuss the legal traditions in Visegrád countries and their current influence on International Law, as well as how the national experience of judges influences the international courts and tribunals in The Hague.

Judge Piotr Hofmański of the ICC, President Ivana Hrdličková of the STL, Judge Péter Kovács of the ICC and Judge Peter Tomka of the ICJ have graciously accepted the invitation to participate in the panel.

The panel discussion as well as the ensuing question and answer session will be moderated by Ms Réka Varga PhD, Head of the International Law Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary.

Free entrance, registration required. There are limited spaces available. To attend, please send an e-mail to:, indicating ‘Panel Discussion 7 November’.

Doors will open at 16:45, with the event commencing at 17:00 hours. The discussion will be followed by a light reception.

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