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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...

Iran after the presidential election: domestic and foreign policy challenges during the second term of Hassan Rouhani

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade organised a roundtable discussion on the 12th of June 2017 entitled “Iran after the presidential election: domestic and foreign policy challenges during the second term of Hassan Rouhani”. The participants – Erzsébet N. Rózsa (Institute of World Economics, external expert of IFAT), Miklós Sárközy (Károli Gáspár University) and Gergely Ablaka (Eötvös Loránd University) – analysed the election and its effects on the Middle East. The event...

Danube Region Strategy “Energy Prospects Post-2020” conference

On 31st May 2017, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade – with the support of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – organized a conference entitled „Danube Region Strategy: Energy Prospects Post-2020”. As part of Hungary’s current presidency of the Danube Region Strategy, this program was the first in a series of events that will also focus on transport and clean connectivity. The closed morning session for experts from DRS Member States highlighted the technical,...

The first 100 days of the Trump presidency

The Institute of Foreign Affairs and Trade organised a roundtable discussion on the first 100 days of the Trump presidency on 11 May 2017. The invited experts were Tamás Péter Baranyi, leading researcher of the Antall József Knowledge Centre, Tamás Magyarics, associate professor of the Eötvös Loránd University, Márton Ugrósdy, deputy director for strategy and researcher of IFAT, and Gábor Zord, journalist for foreign policy of Magyar Nemzet. The discussion was moderated by Bence...

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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...

EU Strategy for the Danube Region and the Western Balkans: Development of Trans-European Transportation Networks – Challenges and Opportunities

On the 27th of June, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary organised the second Danube Region Strategy Conference entitled "EU Strategy for the Danube Region and the Western Balkans: Development of Trans-European Transportation Networks – Challenges and Opportunities” at IFAT. The program of the conference involved a closed panel session in the morning and a public roundtable discussion during the afternoon.

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.