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The new foreign policy priorities and the regional role of Brazil

On the 18th of April the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted Brazilian Congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and National Defence Committee. Congressman Bolsonaro gave a lecture entitled “The new foreign policy priorities and the regional role of Brazil”. During the lecture he discussed a range of issues like the Brazilian election, the “Carwash” scandal, new trade goals, as well as the importance of bilateral deals with East-Central...

National interests and geopolitics in the Trump-age: the return of realism in foreign policy analysis

On April 11, a roundtable discussion was held at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) with the title “National interests and geopolitics in the Trump-age: the return of realism in foreign policy analysis”. Péter Marton, associate professor of the Corvinus University of Budapest, Gergely Romsics, senior research fellow of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Márton Ugrósdy, director of IFAT took part in the panel moderated by Máté Szalai, a senior research fellow at IFAT and an...

The European Parliament with Hungarian eyes, 2014-2019

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade held its last round table discussion with the title: The European Parliament with Hungarian eyes, 2014-2019 - The activities and results of the European Parliament Hungarian MEPs in the current EP cycle on 4 April 2019. The invited guests were Csaba Faragó, the Foreign Affairs Director of the Századvég Foundation and Attila Kovács, external analyst of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade. Moderator tasks were performed by Barnabás Szabó, rese...

Changing Domestic Orders in the Middle East and North Africa

As the Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture (MENARA) project comes to an end by the 31st of March, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) – in cooperation with Corvinus University of Budapest (CUB) – organised a concluding conference with the title “Changing Domestic Orders in the Middle East and North Africa”. The event took place on the 21st of March, 2019, at Corvinus University of Budapest.