Posts tagged with ‘Economy’

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    Dr. László Vasa’s meetings in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur

    Dr. László Vasa, chief advisor and senior research fellow of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade visited Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and met potential partner institutions as a member of the study tour delegation of Széchenyi István University (Győr, Hungary), with the professional support of the Embassy of Hungary in Singapore.

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    Stronger Together: Evaluation of the Romanian EU Presidency

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion titled „Stronger Together: Evaluation of the Romanian EU Presidency” on the 17th of June, 2019. The invited guests were Dr. Mihai SEBE, Expert, Project Manager, European Institute of Romania and Associate Editor, Romanian Journal of European Affairs and Dr. Oszkár ÖKRÖS, European Director, Head of Department, State Secretariat for European Union Policies and Coordination of the Prime Minister’s Office. The event was moderated by Dr. Attila KOVÁCS, Associate Research Fellow of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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    Dr. László Vasa visited Foreign Service Academy and made a speech for diplomats in Kenya

    Dr. László Vasa, chief advisor and senior research fellow of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the Foreign Service Academy of the Kenyan Foreign Ministry and met director Amb. Simon Nabukwesi on May 10, 2019.

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    Iranian-American Tensions and the Chances of a New Gulf War

    A year after the American withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal, the relations between the United States and Iran hit a new low. The Institute of Foreign Affairs and Trade organised an expert roundtable on the 29th of May to interpret Iranian-American tensions and to discuss the chances of the eruption of a new Gulf war. The participants of the debate included Ádám Éva, researcher of the Antall József Knowledge Centre, Erzsébet N. Rózsa, senior research fellow of the World Economy Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and professor of the University of Public Service, and László Csicsmann, associate professor of the Corvinus University of Budapest. The discussion was moderated by Máté Szalai, senior researcher at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade assistant professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest.

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    Europe in the Global Competition – An Innovative Old Continent?

    On 22 May, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) hosted a roundtable discussion titled “Europe in the Global Competition – An Innovative Old Continent?”. The discussion was part of the joint event series called “Stronger Together – Mapping a New Path for the European Union” which is held by IFAT and the State Secretariat for European Union Policies and Coordination of the Prime Minister’s Office.

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    Insight on the current state of EU – India relations

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a public lecture by Prof. Dr. Purusottam Bhattacharya, retired professor of international relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, who offered critical insights on the current state of the EU – India relationship.

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    Supporting Culture in a Globalized World: The Role of Economic and State Actors

    On May 9, 2019 the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) and the Hungarian Embassy in Sarajevo held a joint conference titled “Supporting Culture in a Globalized World: The Role of Economic and State Actors” as part of the Hungarian Cultural Season in the Western Balkans launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary. The speakers from Hungary and Bosnia and Herzegovina discussed the possibilities of support culture, the existing practices and limitations of the latter.

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    Economy of Romania – current issues and outlook

    On the 6th of May 2019 the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade had the pleasure of hosting, for the third time, Dr. Andrei Radulescu Director of Macroeconomic Research of the largest bank in Romania, Banca Transylvania.

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