On the 30th and 31st of January , 2019, the first Algerian-Hungarian Academic Seminar took place in Algiers with the participation of the researchers from the two countries. Besides the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Corvinus University of Budapest, the University of Szeged, the University of Public Service, the Századvég Foundation, as well as the Hungarian Academy of Sciences was represented in the Hungarian delegation.
At the second round of the Brazilian presidential elections held in the 28th of October, Jair Bolsonaro has managed to beat the left-wing candidate in the election run-off. Thus, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has organised a round-table discussion to forecast, what we can expect from the controversial president-elect known for his radical comments.
On 30 August, former Brazilian ambassador to Budapest Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima visited the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade in his capacity as president of the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (Fundação Alexandre de Gusmão, FUNAG).
On 28th August 2018, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted a visit by the delegation from the Vietnam Institute of Economics, to discuss the prospects for global trade as well as long-term trends of international economics.
On July 11, 2018, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion titled “Mexico After the Presidential Election - The Background of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s Victory and the International Political and Economic Consequences of His Presidency.” The guest speakers were Iván Medveczky, the Ambassador of Hungary in Mexico City, and Ágnes Deák, Ph.D. student at Corvinus University of Budapest, and the moderator was Sándor Gyula Nagy, senior research fellow of IFAT....
Dr. Csaba Gelényi, Ambassador of Hungary in Buenos Aires received the State Secretary for Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism of the Argentinean Ministry of Justice, his deputy, Dr. José Brian Schapira and Dr. Sándor Gyula Nagy, senior research fellow at IFAT.