The Budapest International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) has contributed to the democratic transition of law enforcement agencies in Central-Europe, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said at the closing ceremony of the 20th graduation year of ILEA on Friday.
Hungary has managed to successfully confront the financial crisis the repercussions of which Greece is suffering from even today, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at the business forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary. Speaking of the country’s current economic situation the Minister pointed out that macro-economic indicators, which have recently tended to beat prior expectations, provide an investor-friendly business environment also for American enterprises operating in Hungary.
János Martonyi former Foreign Minister of Hungary spoke in Washington at the annual event to commemorate the victims of Communism. Martonyi highlighted the need to remember the tremendous suffering caused by this violent ideology to millions and to never forget the preeminent role played by the United States in defeating Communism.
Ambassador Szemerkényi hosted a dinner for delegates from the American Jewish Committee's annual Global Forum on June 7. The Ambassador and the delegates discussed Hungarian-Israeli relations, Hungarian Jewish life, as well as Hungary's IHRA chairmanship.
On Thursday, the Day of National Unity marking the signing of the Treaty of Trianon, commemorations are held nationwide.
At a conference in Budapest on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that over the past five years the keyword for governance has been “strength”, but from now on it will be “attentiveness”. The conference, organized by the Alliance for a Civic Hungary Foundation, was entitled “Five Years in Governance”. The Prime Minister also said that a new chapter must be opened and emphasis must be placed on creating a civic quality of life.
Spend a wonderful evening with Mr. Somang Jeagal, winner of the Piano Division of the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, and listen to the melodies of Franz Liszt in the Hall of the Hungarian Embassy in Washington D.C.
It is undeniable that the security environment of Europe significantly worsened last year – Minister of Defence Csaba Hende pointed out at a meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Defence and Security Committee in Budapest on Saturday, 16 May.
Promoting the Euro-Atlantic integration is a strategic interest for Hungary for historical reasons and based on our historical experiences, Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén said at the plenary meeting of the 2015 Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in the Parliament Building on Monday.
The Embassy of Hungary would like to thank the more than three thousand visitors who chose to visit us on May 9.