Hungary - being the only CEE country among the participants - will provide small businesses, policymakers and economic development professionals with an overview on bilateral relations and how to do business in Europe.
The 11th March of the Living, commemorating the victims of Holocaust, took place along the Danube in Budapest on the 21st of April. The aim of the event was also to support the reinforcement of a Hungary that is free of racism and extremism. Around 20,000-25,000 people took part in the peaceful remembrance march. Among the participants were Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog, Fidesz parliamentary faction leader Antal Rogán, and several foreign diplomats and state officials.
On the first day of the forum, the foreign ministers of the Visegrad countries – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – adopted a joint declaration highlighting the growing importance of their V4 cooperation.
On the occasion of Hungary’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorations including exhibition openings, conferences and history lessons were held throughout the country.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary was deeply saddened by the news of the Boston explosions. There cannot be any acceptable justification for this disgraceful attack against the participants and spectators of a popular sporting event. We would like to express our sympathy to the relatives of the victims and we wish those injured a rapid recovery.
Two explosions occured at the Boston Marathon, in Boston, MA, with reports suggesting multiple casualties.
73 percent of investors would once again choose Hungary as their investment destination. Enterprises are satisfied with the regulatory reform of the labour market, which in regional comparison places Hungary among the best locations for foreign investment.
In 2000, the National Assembly designated 16 April as the Day of Remembrance for Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust. The first such memorial event was held in 2001, and every year since.
The Nabucco Committee held its fourth meeting on 12 April 2013 in Budapest, where the permanent members of the Committee reasserted in a declaration their commitment to the implementation of the Nabucco West project planned for the transmission of natural gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán paid tribute to former US Ambassador to Hungary Mark Palmer, in a letter to the widow of the late diplomat. The letter was read by Ambassador György Szapáry on Wednesday, at an event commemorating the late diplomat’s legacy.