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Szentes Axe 2017

Dr. Péter Wagner and Bence Németh, researchers of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, visited the Szentes Axe 2017 military exercise in Győr, Hungary on 5th July 2017. The Hungarian Defence Forces, together with units of the US Army, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and the Slovenian Armed Forces participated in a river crossing exercise where the American and the Slovenian units crossed the Mosoni-Duna River with the help of a pontoon bridge and ferry crossing point built and operated by...

V4 Connects - the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade welcomes the Hungarian V4 Presidency

From 1st of July 2017, Hungary will take over the rotating presidency of the Visegrad Cooperation. The one-year long series of programs to which the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade will also contribute promises to be colourful and diverse.

Public lecture of the Cypriot Foreign Minister at IFAT

On 21st June 2017, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted the public lecture of Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus. The lecture was entitled “Energy and security in the Mediterranean from the perspective of Cyprus” and covered a broad range of political, economic, security and energy-related topics of concern to South Eastern Europe and the Levant.

Hungary and Central Europe in the European Union

Sándor Gyula Nagy, senior research fellow of the IFAT has just returned from his 5 weeks trip in Peru, Mexico and Cuba. During his trip, he was invited to a roundtable discussion at the Cuban diplomatic academy (Instituto Superior de Ralciones Internacionales, ISRI) to speak with the institute’s professors and the researchers of the Cuban institute for foreign affairs (Centro de Investigaciones de Política Internacional, CIPI) about „Hungary and Central Europe in the European...