Archive for October, 2020

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    Online roundtable discussion: Global and regional supply chains amid the COVID-19 pandemic

    On 22 October 2020, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted an online roundtable discussion with the title Global and regional supply chains amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Barna Erdélyi, chief executive officer of Waberer’s International Plc., Mr. Prem Ojha, head of commercial at Apollo Tyres (Hungary) Ltd. and Mr. Csaba Moldicz, head of research at the Oriental Business and Innovation Center, University of Applied Sciences were participating as panellists.

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    Armament or détente? Iran after the arms embargo

    After thirteen years, the arms embargo imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran by the UN Security Council has expired on October 18th 2020. On this occasion, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) organized a panel discussion on the 19th of October with the participation of Erzsébet N. Rózsa, György Ilyash and Gergely Varga as experts and Máté Szalai as the moderator.

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    War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, and Geopolitics. More Space for NATO and EU

    Dr Bleddyn E. Bowen, Lecturer in International Relations, Space Policy/Warfare Expert from University of Leicester gave a lecture titled “War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, and Geopolitics. More Space for NATO and EU“ at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade. The online event was held on October 15, 2020 (Thursday).

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    Trianon Conference organized by the University of Toronto

    Márton Ugrósdy, director of IFAT took part at an online conference organized by the University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Trianon Peace Treaty.