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September 27, 2016 5:02 PM

Hungary Nominated for Seat on UN Human Rights Council

In a speech delievered at the General Debate of the the 71st Annual Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto announced Hungary's nomination for membership of the UN Human Rights Council.

September 27, 2016 4:29 PM

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó Talks Migration and National Referendum in CNN Interview

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó sat down for a one-on-one interview with CNN to speak on the topic of migration and the upcoming October migration referendum.

September 27, 2016 4:27 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Says No Apparent Connection Between Teréz Boulevard Explosion and the Migration Crisis

In an interview on Hungarian television channel M1 on Tuesday, September 27, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that “There is no indication that the explosion on Teréz Boulevard [in central Budapest] on Saturday evening is in any way linked to the migration crisis.”

September 27, 2016 4:20 PM

VIP Gala Dinner at Andrew W. Mellon Hall to Commemorate 1956 Hungarian Revolution

On Sunday, October 16, 2016, the Embassy of Hungary will host a VIP Gala Dinner at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The Gala Dinner will be the Embassy's keynote event of a series of programs to take place throughout the months of October and November in honor of the anniversary of the Freedom Fight.

September 23, 2016 2:24 PM

Ambassador Szemerkényi Hosts Hungarian Experts from the IMF and World Bank in Anticipation of 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Revolution

On Thursday, September 15, Hungarian Ambassador Dr. Réka Szemerkényi hosted Hungarian experts from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund at her residence. The event was aimed at strengthening ties with Hungarians working in international organizations as well as to provide an update about the latest developments concerning Hungarian-American bilateral relations.

September 22, 2016 9:24 AM

Levélszavazatok gyűjtése a Nagykövetségen

A Washingtoni Nagykövetség felhívja a Tisztelt Választópolgárok figyelmét, hogy levélszavazataikat szeptember 19-től kezdődően október 1-jéig minden munkanapon 9.00-16.00 óra között a Nagykövetségen található levélszavazat gyűjtő urnába helyezhetik. A népszavazás napján október 1-jén 6.00-19.00 óráig várjuk a levélszavazatokat.

September 19, 2016 3:11 PM

Hungarian Economic Performance Showcased at V4 Chamber of Commerce Forum

Hungarian Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs László Szabó hailed the joint economic successes of Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary at a Visegrád 4 Chamber of Commerce Forum on Friday, September 16.

September 19, 2016 2:39 PM

Hungary to Put Forward Six-Point Proposal at UN General Assembly in New York

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Monday, September 19 that Hungary will put forth a Six-Point proposal aimed at tackling the current migration crisis at the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

September 19, 2016 12:31 PM

S&P Upgrades Hungary's Credit Rating to 'Investment Grade'

Standard and Poor’s announced on Friday, September 16 its decision to upgrade Hungary’s credit rating to investment grade status in light of the country’s recent economic performance. Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga called the decision another indication of the successful transformation of the Hungarian economy.

September 15, 2016 11:56 AM

State Minister Levente Magyar Holds Talks with Jewish-American Organizations in New York

Hungarian State Minister for Foreign Affairs Levente Magyar held trade talks with a number of American corporations as well as met with the heads of various Jewish-American organizations on his recent visit to New York from September 12-15.