Archive for December, 2019

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    Eastern Ukraine after the Normandy Summit

    On December 11, 2019, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) held a roundtable discussion entitled “East-Ukraine after the Normandy Summit”. The participants included Sándor Ackermann (Analyst of IFAT), Anton Bendarzsevszkij (expert on the foreign relations of the post-Soviet region) and György Ilyash (Research fellow of IFAT). The event was moderated by Ferenc Németh, Research fellow of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade. The topics of the event were the results of the Normandy Summit on December 10, and the current relations between Russia and Ukraine.

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    70 years of diplomatic relations between Hungary and China – book launch

    Hungary was one of the first countries that recognised the People’s Republic of China on 3 October 1949, and three days later, on 6 October, the two countries established diplomatic relations. The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) and the China-CEE Institute have jointly prepared a book for the anniversary that is published in Hungarian, in English and in Chinese. IFAT hosted the launch of the Hungarian edition on 12 December 2019 during which two of the authors, Mr. Gábor Péter Boros and Mr. Armin Vincentius Fábian presented the conclusions of their research.

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    IFAT attends China and Central and Eastern Europe Think Tanks meeting in Beijing

    A meeting with the aim of to allow dialogue and exchange of views between think tanks in China and Central and Eastern Europe was held for the third time. The previous conference was held in Budapest, and was organized by the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT). The first meeting was held in Poland (Warsaw) in 2016.

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    IFAT hosted a roundtable discussion on current topics of global economy

    On 5 December 2019 the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted a round table discussion of associate research fellows who presented their latest IFAT policy briefs focusing on current topics of global economy.

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    Historical experience and the reunification of Europe

    In cooperation with the Otto von Habsburg Foundation, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted a conference covering discussions on the historical experience and the reunification of Europe on 3 December 2019.

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    Gergely Varga visited Washinghton

    Dr. Gergely Varga, Senior Research Fellow of IFAT took part on a seminar at the Washington D.C. based Center for European Policy Analyses (CEPA) alongside Dr. Károly Grúber, head of department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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    Lectures and meetings of Dr. László Vasa in Tokyo

    Dr. László Vasa, chief advisor and senior researcher of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade visited Japan again where he delivered a university lecture, made a keynote at a closed discussion panel and met leaders of IFAT’s partner institutions.

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    Arab Spring 2.0? – Roundtable discussion on the recent waves of protests in the Arab region

    On December 2, 2019, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade held a roundtable discussion entitled “Arab Spring 2.0?” with the participation of László Csicsmann (Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest and Associate Research Fellow of IFAT), Elias Dahrouge (Doctoral Candidate at Corvinus University of Budapest), Erzsébet N. Rózsa (Professor at the National University of Public Service and Associate Research Fellow of IFAT) and Omar Sayfo (Associate Research Fellow of IFAT). The event was moderated by Máté Szalai (Senior Research Fellow of IFAT and Assistant Lecturer at Corvinus University of Budapest).

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    KKI Policy Brief

    Political Restart in Brussels – The Growing Challenges for the New European Commission in Uncertain Times

    Analysis by Nikolett Garai, Attila Kovács, Tamás Levente Molnár, Benedek Pál and Barnabás Szabó