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Foreign Direct Investment Reaches New Heights in Hungary

Publicated on: August 4, 2017

Newly released statistics by the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) on Friday, August 4 show record levels of private sector growth and foreign direct investment (FDI) in Hungary. A record-breaking 47 investments projects worth a total $1.61 billion were successfully negotiated during the first six months of 2017, adding an additional 8,500 jobs to the Hungarian economy.

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Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Seeks Qualified Applicants for Its Fall Internship Program

Publicated on: August 3, 2017

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is currently accepting applications from talented undergraduate and graduate students for its internship fall program to start in September 2017. Internships are based in Washington, DC and are available in a variety of different departments, including Events, Digital, Government Relations, and Development.

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Hungary Urges Determined Measures Against North Korea Following Latest Missile Test

Publicated on: July 31, 2017

The Government of Hungary affirms that the international community cannot remain idle following the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 28 July. The DPRK has repeatedly and flagrantly violated the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and has continuously rejected cooperation with the international community.

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Hungary Initiatives Foundation 2017 Fall Internship Program Call for Applications

Publicated on: July 28, 2017

The Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF) is currently accepting applications for one internship position starting in September, 2017. The position is unpaid and requires a commitment of at least 20 hours per week.

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Hungary, Israel Announce Joint Task Force with Visegrád Group to Fight Terrorism

Publicated on: July 19, 2017

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced the establishment of a Joint Task Force with Israel designed to enhance cooperation and intelligence sharing in the global fight against terrorism following a historic meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a summit of the Visegrád Group on July 18.

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Hungary Proclaims Zero-Tolerance Policy Towards Anti-Semitism

Publicated on: July 18, 2017

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán emphasized the Hungarian Government policy of zero-tolerance towards acts of anti-Semitism and strongly reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend itself at a joint press conference in Budapest with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Speaks at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC

Publicated on: July 17, 2017

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó welcomed a new era of US foreign policy based on mutual respect and guided by the policy of non-interventionism in a speech delivered at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC on Friday, July 14.

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Hungary Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Maryland’s McDaniel College

Publicated on: July 15, 2017

(Annapolis, MD) – Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó signed on Friday, July 14 a Memorandum of Understanding with Maryland Secretary of Higher Education James D. Fielder, Jr. that will assure the uninterrupted operation of McDaniel College Budapest campus in the fall of 2017.

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Hungary Reacquires Second Half of Priceless Roman-Era Seuso Treasure

Publicated on: July 13, 2017

The Hungarian Government announced on July 12 at a presentation ceremony that it succeeded in arranging for the return of the seven remaining pieces of the Sueso Treasure, a Roman-era silver collection believed to have been smuggled out of Hungary in the 1980s.

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PM Viktor Orbán Holds Talks with Central European States, Urges Integration of Western Balkans into EU

Publicated on: July 10, 2017

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met with foreign ministers of the Visegrád Group (V4) as well as delegations from Austria, Croatia, and Slovenia at the Parliament Building in Budapest on Monday, July 10. The meeting of Central European partners was the first since Hungary assumed the rotating presidency of the V4 on July 1.

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