It has been more than seven years that the Syrian civil war broke out, but we may still be far from finding a solution to the conflict that has taken over half a million lives. The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) organized a roundtable discussion with two experienced diplomats who both served as ambassadors in the Middle Eastern country, aiming to better understand the EU’s role in Syria’s future
The transformation of Saudi Arabia and the opportunities for enhanced relations with the Visegrad countries
The first joint conference of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) and the Prince Saud Feisal Institute for Diplomatic Studies (IDS) from Saudi Arabia took place on the 20th of September 2018, with the title “The transformation of Saudi Arabia and relations with the...
Several experts of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade attended the 19th Euro-Atlantic Summer University, held between 22-27th July, 2018. Director Márton Ugrósdy as well as Bence Németh, Tamás Levente Molnár, Máté Szalai and Gergely Varga research fellows participated in the event organized jointly by the Budapest Garrison Brigade "Vitéz Sándor Szurmay" and the Center for Strategic and Defense Studies of the National University of Public Service in Szolnok.
The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion about the future of the Iranian nuclear deal on 18th May 2018, with the participation of Erzsébet N. Rózsa PhD (associate research fellow, IFAT), Tamás Magyarics PhD (professor, Eötvös Loránd University) and Máté Szalai (research fellow, IFAT). The event was moderated by Péter Wagner PhD (senior research fellow, IFAT).
The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) and the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in cooperation with the Barcelona Center for International Affairs (CIDOB) and the Corvinus University of Budapest (CUB) held a conference entitled Orders and Disorders in the Middle East and North Africa on the 18th of April in Budapest. The conference was part of the project called MENARA – Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture – funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research...
The delegation of the Danish Foreign Policy Society (DFPS) visited the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) on 16 April 2018 to get informed on Hungarian foreign and domestic affairs. On the four-party event, beside DFPS and IFAT, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and the College for Advanced Studies of Diplomacy in Practice (CASDP) were represented.