On March 14, Ambassador Szapáry participated at a gathering, which included US Senators and the Lantos Family, in support of a draft legislation urging the award of the Congressional Gold Medal to Raul Wallenberg.

The meeting, organized, by the Friedlander Group, took place at the US Capitol. Ambassador Szapáry delivered remarks in which he praised Wallenberg’s humanitarian work in Hungary during the Second World War, and underlined the serious determination with which Hungary is remembering the centennial of his birth throughout the year.