Archive for November, 2019

  • News
    News

    Regional economic cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) held a conference entitled ‘Regional economic cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe’ on 25 November 2019. The event also gave the opportunity to Georgios Mitrakos, Director General of the International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) and Márton Ugrósdy, Director of IFAT, to sign the Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between their respective institutions.

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    Hungarian experience in EU integration

    In cooperation with the Hungarian Embassy in Pristina, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade organized its penultimate conference within the framework of the Hungarian Cultural Season 2018-2019 in Pristina on 20th November 2019. The event, entitled ‘Hungarian experience in EU integration’ aimed to share the lessons learned and good practices from Hungary’s EU accession, mainly from an economic and agricultural perspective. The conference brought together experts from local ministries and EU institutions.

  • KKI 4:1
    KKI 4:1

    2019/19 – What to expect from the Czech Presidency of the Visegrad Group 2019/2020?

    In the 4:1 series of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, four researchers give a short answer to the same question concerning international politics and economics. Our aim is to launch the scientific debates in and beyond Hungary and to promote dialogue among experts. In this issue, our topic is: “What to expect from the Czech Presidency of the Visegrad Group 2019/2020?”

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    European Defense – One Goal, Many Challenges

    On November the 7th, IFAT senior research fellow Gergely Varga participated in the conference “European Defense – One Goal, Many Challenges” in Sofia. 

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    Ukraine and the EU: the effects of the reform plans of the new Ukrainian government

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade held a roundtable-discussion titled „Political and Economic Reforms in Ukraine as a window of cooperation with EU” on 20 November where Sergiy Solodkyy, the First Deputy Director of the New Europe Center, Yehor Kyian, analyst of the International Centre for Policy Studies participated alongside with Sándor Ackermann, analyst of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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    Estonian Foreign Minister visits IFAT

    Urmas Reinsalu Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia held a lecture at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) titled „30 years after Hungarian Rendszervaltas and Baltic Way: Why we need a strong Transatlantic bond?” on 18 November. Following IFAT’s director Márton Ugrósdy’s welcome speech, the Foreign Minister praised the achievements of the past 30 years and emphasized the importance of the strong transatlantic relations.

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    The Future of European Defence: Building Strategic Credibility

    On the 5th of November, IFAT held a public conference on European defence initiatives and the future of security cooperation. The conference, which attracted a wide audience, gave an opportunity to present various national perspectives on the meaning of European strategic autonomy and the challenges we face in deepening European defence cooperation with the contribution of well-known distinguished experts from various European EU and non-EU member states. 

  • Books
    Books

    Danube Commission 70

    Editor: Iván Gyurcsík