Member of the European Parliament and founding member of the Fidesz party, József Szájer testified before Congress on the state of democracy in Hungary.
Members of Boston’s Hungarian-American community honored Hungarian poet, Sándor Petőfi, with a newly installed memorial in the Prudential Center’s Winter Court.
Balázs András Orbán, director of research at the Századvég Foundation, wrote a guest post on the blog of Ferenc Kumin, Deputy State Secretary for International Communications explaining some of the changes the recenlty passed fourth amendment to the Constitution brings. The following is his guest post.
The final of this year’s Embassy Chef Challenge organized by Cultural Tourism DC will be held this Thursday. After winning last year’s competition Hungarian Embassy’s Chef Viktor Merényi will be part of the jury judging the competitors.
Minister of Foreign Affairs János Martonyi in response to international criticism as to the fourth amendment to the Fundamental Law, has sent a letter today (March 8) to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of European Union Member States, providing factual details on the text to be voted in Parliament on Monday.
Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics has sent a letter to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland regarding the Fourth Amendment to the Fundamental Law of Hungary, on March 7 2013.
Ambassador György Szapáry concluded a one week visit to Arizona and Texas. He met the Hungarian communities in Phoenix, Dallas, Austin and Houston, had meetings with the mayors of each city, met representatives of the business community and media, and held lectures at universities.
The semester will start on February 1, 2014 and end on May 31, 2014. Students will enroll in three classes in English at ELTE, one of the most prestigious universities in Hungary, and volunteer with various NGOs in Budapest. The program is open to undergraduate students from any university or college in the United States.
Following the "Transatlantic Dinner" hosted in Rome, Foreign Minister János Martonyi told the press that Secretary of State John Kerry had stressed his commitment to cooperating with Europe.
Katalin Csorba, Head of the Hungarian Economic Representatives in the US participated and delivered a presentation at the Global Research Funding Forum organized by the University of North Texas on February 4-5, 2013 in Denton, TX.