Ambassador György Szapáry together with Secretary of State Péter Szijjártó and Senior Advisor Jenő Megyessy participated at the GOP Convention in Tampa, FL
Citizenship oath ceremony 2012.08.24.
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó was visiting Washington, where he met senior managers from GE, Delphi, Citigroup and Oracle companies, leaders of scientific institutions, think tanks and Jewish organizations.
Ambassador Szapáry and Senator Menendez after their meeting where they discussed issues of mutual interest
The Office of the Chief of Protocol of the State Department this year launched a July 4th "Apple Pie Contest" (APC) where chefs of the Diplomatic Corps could compete. Our Chef, Viktor Merényi was among the best of the bests, again!
Viktor Merényi performs at North America’s Largest Specialty Food & Beverage Event held in D.C. from June 17-19, 2012.
Long-time anti-communists and embassies of Central and Eastern European countries gathered to pay their respects at the only memorial dedicated to the victims of global Communism.
The mission of the Embassy Adoption Program is to provide D.C. students a greater understanding of the world and foreign countries through the involvement of many embassies in the educational process.
A Farewell Party was organized at the Embassy for Cultural Attaché Béla Gedeon and assistant of the DCM Mónika Varga. They leave an important cultural legacy after five years working in D.C.
PM Viktor Orbán met with the Hungarian community in Chicago and led the Hungarian delegation at the Chicago NATO Summit
The Hungarian-American mathematician Endre Szemerédi received the 2012 Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at the award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, 22 May. The Minister of Education and Research, Kristin Halvorsen, the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Nils Chr. Stenseth and Chair of the Abel Committee Ragni Piene gave speeches at the ceremony.
Ambassador György Szapáry attended the World Cultural Economic Forum (WCEF) in New Orleans, LA between Wednesday, May 2 and Friday, May 4, during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. His official programs were organized by the recently nominated Hungarian Honorary Consul, Mr. Daniel Hughes, whose mother is a member of the Hungarian American community of New Orleans.
During the last week of the Embassy Holocaust Memorial Month Ambassador Szapáry was invited to the State Department to participate at the Holocaust Remembrance Day with special introductory remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, we organized a closed screening of the film "There Was Once" in the presence of Director Kalman and main character Gyöngyi Magó as well as invited Mr. Ferenc Katona to speak about the USHMM Archives.
As part of the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial event series, the Embassy hosted a panel discussion featuring Ms. Kati Marton, author of “Wallenberg” Mr. Michael Abramowitz, Director of the Committee on Conscience at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Mr. Douglas Davidson Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues at the U.S. Department of State, and was moderated by Mr. Al Hunt Editor of Bloomberg News.
On April 16, the Hungarian Holocaust Remembrance Day, Deputy State Secretary Gergely Prőhle, Members of Congress, the Lantos family, representatives of various Embassies -including from Wallenberg's native Sweden and Israel - and friends of Hungary gathered in the Capitol to pay tribute to Wallenberg's heroic efforts in saving the lives of thousands amidst inhumanity.