International Workshop on
Human Rights Enforcement Mechanisms
Budapest, Hungary, 25 November 2011

PROGRAM

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9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 10.00 Keynote speech
Márta Dezső – ELTE University, Hungary


SESSION I
Protection of Human Rights on the International Level – Challenges and Possibilities
Moderator: Michael Wilding – ELTE University, Hungary

10.00 – 10.20 Can the European Convention on Human Rights Substitute for National Constitutional Guarantees?
Pál Sonnevend – ELTE University, Hungary
10.10 – 10.40 Institutional aspects of the EU’s accession to the European Convention of Human Rights: on the way towards a better enforcement of fundamental rights?
Mattias Wendel Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.20 “Civil rights” and the Reach of Judicial Review in UK Public Law
Gordon Anthony – Queen’s University of Belfast, Ireland
11.20 – 11.40 What role for constitutional courts in multi-level constitutionalism?
Attila Vincze – ELTE University, Hungary
11.40 – 12.00 The Polish experience with multi-level guarantees of fundamental rights
Przemyslaw Saganek – Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
12.00 – 12.40 Q&A
12.40 – 14.00 Lunch

SESSION II
National Challenges and Solutions – The Role of Courts and Constitutional Courts
Moderator: Zoltán Pozsár-Szentmiklósy – ELTE University, Hungary

14.00 – 14.20 Human Rights in the Sense of the Basic Law of Hungary
Lóránt Csink – Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary
14.20 – 14.40 The New Priority Preliminary Ruling Before the Constitutional Council
Xavier Philippe – Paul Cézanne University, France
14.40 – 15.00 Constitutional Complaint and Its Limits in the Czech Republic
Marek Antoš – Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
15.00 – 15.20 Citizens’ Role in Constitutional Adjudication in Hungary: From the Actio Popularis to the Constitutional Complaint
Bernadette Somody & Beatrix Vissy – ELTE University, Hungary
15.20 – 16.00 Q&A
Closing remarks