The Centre for Strategic and Defence Studies organized an international conference entitled ’Balkans on the Road of EU Integration: Is the EU still the Center of Gravity?’ on 13 March 2018 where experts from Hungary, the Western Balkans and Turkey shared their views about that whether the EU is still a luring modell, and how the relations of the EU with the Western Balkans and Turkey changed.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Budapest and the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade jointly organized the second Western Balkans Conference this year entitled ‘Western Balkans – In the Limelight of Global Players’. The event that was held on 1 March 2018 consisted of two closed and one public panel. The latter took place at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade where the opening lecture was held by H.E. Péter Szijjártó, the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tr...
The one-week study trip organized for three civil servants from Serbia in Budapest within the framework of the Think Visegard Civil Servants Mobility Programme came to an end on 16th February in the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.
'The Western Balkans on the integration path – experience of Montenegro’ public lecture by H.E. Mr. Milo Đukanović
The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade organized its first public event on 25th January where the former prime minister and president of Montenegro, H.E. Mr. Milo Đukanović held a public lecture entitled ‘The Western Balkans on the integration path – experience of Montenegro’.
As part of the “Western Balkans Diplomatic Days” series organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, representatives from Western Balkans countries spent a week in Budapest. During their stay, closed multilateral discussions were held between the diplomats from the Western Balkans and representatives of IFAT and the Ministry on 9th November 2017.
Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted a meeting titled: The “EU Army” after Brexit, on October 19. The guests of the event were: Ružica Jakešević (University of Zagreb); Damir Črnčec (Institute for Global Governance, Szlovénia), Arnold Kammel (Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy); as well as István Balogh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, head of Department on Security Policy and Non-Proliferation. The event was moderated by Márton Ugrósdy, Deputy Directo...