Join us for a discussion about current events in Hungary with Vice President of the Hungarian Parliament on September 17, 2014 at 7pm.
On August 23, Hungary participated at the commemorative events organized by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Joint Baltic American National Committee to remember millions of victims of totalitarian regimes.
On 20 August, Hungary’s national holiday marking the country’s founding, President of the Republic János Áder presented internationally acknowledged Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész and internationaly reknown inventor Ernő Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen at the proposal of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
Hungary will support the Afghan police and army with half a million dollars annually between 2015 and 2017 – Anna Nagy the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade told MTI.
Hungary has nominated Tibor Navracsics, Hungary's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to serve as Commissioner in the new European Commission. The new European Commission is currently being formed following the European parliamentary elections in May and will have 28 members nominated by the governments of each member state.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary welcomes the appointment of Mr. Kálmán Mizsei as Head of Mission for the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine.
The American Nationalities Movement of Ohio presented Katalin Gulden their Freedom Award at its 53rd Annual Captive Nations Dinner on July 17, 2014.
Ambassador György Szapáry participated in the inauguration ceremony of Robert Knuepfer in Chicago attended by family, friends, coworkers and business partners.
Hungary welcomes the strong bipartisan support of the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act (H.R. 6.) which would expedite the approval of US natural gas exports, passed today in the House of Representatives.
Energy security has been one of the priorities for Hungary’s presidency of the Visegrad Group over the past year, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday at a press conference in Budapest attended by V4 Heads of Governments, following an event marking the end of Hungary's one-year V4 Presidency.