Programs

  • You are cordially invited to the Alumni Speaker Event Series of the U.S. Embassy and the American Corner Budapest on Thursday, MAY 4TH at 5:30 pm. The event will be dedicated to Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22. The guest of the evening will be DR. KATALIN SULYOK who will discuss the different ways in which uncertainty is present in science and in environmental law. She will demonstrate the very different approaches science and law adopt towards dealing with uncertainty. She will discuss some methods the different legal systems use to establish a causal link based on uncertain scientific facts for the purposes of awarding compensation or implementing protective policy measures. :: RSVP required via email to <KovacsD@state.gov>

     About the speaker:

    DR. KATALIN SULYOK is a Head of Department at the Office of the Ombudsman for Future Generations. She is also teaching courses on Environmental Law, EU Law, and International Law at ELTE Law School as an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Law. DR. SULYOK has a law degree from ELTE Law School, a Bachelor degree in Biology from ELTE and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Harvard Law School, which she obtained as a Fulbright scholar in 2016.  Her research field lies in interdisciplinary aspects of environmental law, her PhD research concerns the practice of international judicial phora with respect to the handling of uncertain scientific evidence. 

    RSVP required via email to <KovacsD@state.gov>