Posts tagged with ‘Hírek’

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    Regional cooperation in the Western Balkans: The Berlin Process and Visegrad Group in comparison

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted the promotional event of the project entitled ‘Regional cooperation in the Western Balkans: The Berlin Process and Visegrad Group in comparison’ on 28th June 2019. The project is implemented by a consortium of think tanks from the V4 and WB6, among others the SEE Think Net Network, the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis”, the Network of the European Movement in Serbia and IFAT and is financially supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

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    Kazakhstan after the presidential election

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion on the results of the presidential elections in Kazakhstan on June 18, 2019. Pál Gyene, professor at the Budapest Business School, was invited as a guest speaker, while László Vasa, senior researcher at the Institute, shared his thoughts as well. The discussion was moderated by Sándor Ackermann, analyst of the Institute.

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    Future of EU enlargement policy in the light of EP elections

    The series of IFAT-events organised as part of the Hungarian Cultural Season in the Western Balkans continued in Skopje on 13th June 2019. The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Hungarian Embassy in Skopje organized together a conference entitled ‘Future of EU enlargement policy in the light of EP elections’. The event covered a topic of high interest as the upcoming European Council might take issues related to EU enlargement on its agenda. The conference was held the EU Info Centre.

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    Political outlook after the EU elections

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted a roundtable discussion on the results of the elections to the European Parliament on June 6, 2019. Nikolett Garai, Tamás Levente Molnár and Barnabás Szabó, all research fellows of our Institute, apart from drawing up general conclusions from the elections, gave detailed analysis of the results from the Visegrad countries, the Iberian Peninsula, the United Kingdom, Germany and Austria, and exchanged their views on the most important challenges facing the new legislature. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Máté Szalai, senior researcher of the Institute.

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    The “Ask the Expert” series continued in Szeged

    The University of Szeged Faculty of Law and Political Sciences hosted the second event of IFAT’s dedicated season titled “The 70-year-old history of NATO and Hungary’s 20 year-old history in the Alliance” within the framework of the ‘Ask the Expert’ foreign policy-themed discussion series. The invited panelists included Gergely Varga, PhD, senior research fellow at IFAT, Péter Stepper, PhD, researcher at Antall József Knowledge Centre, and Gábor Csizmazia, assistant research fellow at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service. The event was moderated by András Hárs, dr.jur., assistant research fellow at the the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Szeged.

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    The “Ask the Expert!” series of 2019 NATO 70/20 started in Győr

    This season opening event of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade’s “Ask the Expert!” foreign policy-themed roundtable discussion series was hosted by the Széchenyi István University in Győr on the 6th of May, 2019. The invited panelists included Tamás Péter Baranyi,PhD, chief research officer of the Antall József Knowledge Centre, Alex Etl, assistant research fellow of the National University of Public Service ’s Center for Strategic and Defense Studies, as well as senior research fellows of IFAT Gergely Varga, PhD, and Péter Wagner, PhD. The guests were introduced by Júlia Szőke,PhD, associate professor of the Department of International Studies and Communication of the Széchecnyi István University.

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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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    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.