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Apply now for the ReConnect Hungary 2018 scholarship to visit Hungary!

Publicated on: November 16, 2017

Do you have Hungarian ancestry? Apply now for the ReConnect Hungary 2018 scholarship to visit Hungary! Applications are now open for ReConnect Hungary Birthright Program 2018

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Fitch Ratings Revises Hungary's Outlook to Positive

Publicated on: November 14, 2017

On Friday, November 10, Fitch Ratings revised its outlook on Hungary’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings from stable to positive. The credit rating agency affirmed its rating on Hungary at “BBB-”.

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Becton Dickinson Inaugurates New Plant in Tatabánya, Hungary

Publicated on: November 14, 2017

U.S.-based global medical technology company Becton Dickinson (BD) has inaugurated a new $23 million plant in Tatabánya, which will produce research reagents required for the production of medical products. Relying on highly skilled Hungarian labor and its excellent productivity, the new plant will create 107 new jobs and help BD serve its pharmaceutical customers around the world.

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award 2017

Publicated on: November 13, 2017

The New York Hungarian Scientific Society is accepting applications for the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award supporting original research by Hungarian scientists living in Hungary or in neighboring countries.

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Helping Ukraine remain on the path toward Europe

Publicated on: November 3, 2017

In his blog post entitled, “Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics,” a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Mike Gonzalez, misunderstands why Hungary has become an outspoken critic of the new Ukrainian education law that limits minority rights.

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Hungarian Innovation Selected For Southworks Engineering & Robotics Competitions

Publicated on: November 2, 2017

SmartBrick, an innovation of Hungarian startup Vengit, has been selected to be part of the official competition toolkit for Southworks’ Spring 2018 Engineering & Robotics Competitions.

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Hungarian Bazaar - One Day Only

Publicated on: October 27, 2017

Make sure you visit the annual Hungarian Bazaar organized by the Hungarian Scouts of Washington, DC on Saturday, November 18, 2017, Noon-10:00pm at The Women’s Club of Chevy Chase

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Embassy of Hungary Takes Part in the Kosciuszko Freedom Run and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Statue of Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Publicated on: October 19, 2017

Colleagues from the Embassy of Hungary took part in the Kosciuszko Freedom Run on Saturday, October 14, and the wreath laying ceremony at the statue of Thaddeus Kosciuszko on Sunday, October 15, in Washington, DC.

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Minister Varga Leads Hungarian Delegation to 2017 Annual Meetings of the IMF and WBG

Publicated on: October 19, 2017

On October 14, Mihály Varga, Minister of National Economy, led Hungary’s delegation to the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. “Recognizing our country’s economic policy decisions, the International Monetary Fund once again improved Hungary’s growth prospects in comparison to its spring forecast,“ stated Minister Varga.

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American Airlines Seeking Hungarian Speaking Flight Attendants

Publicated on: October 12, 2017

In May 2018, American Airlines will launch a new direct flight service between Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and is now looking for Hungarian speaking flight attendants to accommodate the new service.

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CEPA and Hungary Showcase the Role of V4, Baltic Countries in Preserving Atlanticism

Publicated on: September 29, 2017

The 9th CEPA Forum took place in Washington, DC, between September 21-22, 2017. The Forum, organized by the Center for European policy Analysis and by Hungary, focused on Preserving Atlanticism in a Time of Change.

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American Companies Regard Hungary as One of the Most Attractive Investment Environments in Europe

Publicated on: September 20, 2017

According to Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, American companies consider Hungary to be one of the most attractive investment environments in Europe.

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Figyelmeztetés a közelgő Mária hurrikánra

Publicated on: September 19, 2017

Felhívjuk a Puerto Rico és U.S. Virgin Island szigetekre utazó vagy ott tartózkodó magyar állampolgárok figyelmét, hogy kísérjék figyelemmel az országos és helyi amerikai média Mária hurrikánnal kapcsolatos híreit. Előrejelzések szerint rendkívül erős vihar várható a jelzett területeken, a szigetekre a legmagasabb fokú riasztást adták ki.

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Coca-Cola Unveils a Two-Billion-Forint Warehouse in Dunaharaszti, Hungary

Publicated on: September 13, 2017

On Wednesday, September 13, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó presided over the inauguration of Coca-Cola HBC Hungary’s newest warehouse in Dunaharaszti, Hungary.

With the addition of this 2-billion-forint (ca. 8-million-dollar) warehouse, Coca-Cola HBC Hungary’s industrial center in Dunaharaszti is now the largest of its kind in Hungary. The 60,000-square-foot building can accommodate 8.4 million liters of products on 12,000 platforms. In total, the five-football-field-sized facility can serve more than 30,000 commercial units.

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Ambassador Szabó Presents Credentials to President Trump in the White House

Publicated on: September 8, 2017

Today, Ambassador László Szabó, MD presented his letter of credence to President Donald Trump in a solemn ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House. During the 10-minute-long meeting, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Dr. László Szabó and President Donald Trump agreed that it is in the best interest of both countries to further enhance Hungarian-American bilateral relations.

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Figyelmeztetés a közelgő Irma hurrikánra

Publicated on: September 7, 2017

Felhívjuk a Florida állam Irma hurrikán által érintett régióiba utazó vagy ott tartózkodó magyar állampolgárok figyelmét, hogy kísérjék figyelemmel az országos és helyi amerikai média időjárással kapcsolatos híreit. Előrejelzések szerint áradások és rendkívül erős viharok várhatók a jelzett területen, és az állam kormányzója mind a 67 floridai megyében szükségállapotot rendelt el. Irma hurrikán előreláthatólag a szeptember 9-10-i hétvégén érheti el Florida partjait.

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Registration Open: Business Forum & Trade Mission: December 4-8, 2017

Publicated on: September 5, 2017

Registration is now open for the December 2017 Business Forum & Trade Mission to Hungary.

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Hungary resolutely condemns the North Korean communist leadership’s newest grave provocation

Publicated on: September 4, 2017

The Government of Hungary condemns in the strongest possible terms the sixth nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 3 September 2017 in blatant violation of multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions that reflect the will of the international community. North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and reckless provocations constitute the gravest threat to global safety and security today.

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Joint Statement of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group

Publicated on: August 31, 2017

Joint Statement of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group on the occasion of the meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the V4 and the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine).

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Magnus Aircraft Spreads Wings with Plans for New Factory in Pécs, Hungary

Publicated on: August 30, 2017

Hungarian-owned Magnus Aircraft is planning to build a 5.2 billion forint (17.2 million euro) factory in Pécs, Hungary. Construction of the 7,500 square-meter plant next to the Pécs-Pogány Airport will start in September 2017, according to CEO László Boros.

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The Embassy of Hungary in Washington, DC offers its solidarity to all affected by the current natural disaster in the United States

Publicated on: August 30, 2017

Several people lost their lives, tens of thousands have been forced to leave their homes and about three hundred thousand inhabitants have been left without electricity in the wake of category 4 Hurricane Harvey that made landfall in Texas early morning on Saturday, 26 August.

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Ambassador Szabó Participates in the Commemoration of Black Ribbon Day 2017

Publicated on: August 28, 2017

Ambassador László Szabó, MD participated in the Commemoration of Black Ribbon Day 2017 on Wednesday, August 23 at the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Figyelmeztetés a közelgő Harvey hurrikánra

Publicated on: August 25, 2017

Felhívjuk a Texas és Louisiana államok Harvey hurrikán által érintett régióiba utazó, vagy ott tartózkodó magyar állampolgárok figyelmét, hogy kísérjék figyelemmel az országos és helyi média időjárással kapcsolatos híreit. Előrejelzések szerint áradások és rendkívül erős viharok várhatók a jelzett területen, a két állam kormányzói több, mint 30 megyében szükségállapotot rendeltek el.

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SAVE THE DATE: Business Forum & Trade Mission: December 4-8, 2017

Publicated on: August 25, 2017

Are you a Georgia company interested in growing your business in Hungary and Central Europe? The Honorary Consulate General of Hungary in Atlanta, in cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary in Washington, D.C., invites Georgia companies to take part in a Business Forum and Trade Mission led by John E. Parkerson, Jr., Honorary Consul General & Foreign Economic Counselor of Hungary. Meet with business leaders and government officials, and find new opportunities for growth in Central and Eastern Europe.

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