Posts tagged with ‘IFAT’

  • Possible trajectories of the war in Yemen under the Biden administration

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    Innovation and start-up ecosystem in Poland and Hungary

    On March 30, 2021, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) organized an online roundtable discussion titled „Innovation and start-up ecosystem in Poland and Hungary”. The event was the second panel discussion organized within the project supported by the Waclaw Felczak Foundation and was part of the Felczak Workshop series and the Hungarian-Polish Knowledge Base Programme. In the opening words Anna Wisniewski emphasized that in the forthcoming months three important topics shall be discussed by the invited experts in the context of the Polish-Hungarian economic relations – green energy, innovation and best practices in bilateral economic relations. The experts participating in the present discussion were Prof. Zoltán Cséfalvay, Mr Piotr Arak, Ms Mária Molnár-Nagy, Mr Marcin Sowa and Mr László Jónás. The discussion was moderated by Dr László Vasa, Senior Researcher and Chief Advisor of the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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    The Rise of Central Asia in International Politics

    On March 30, the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) organized an online roundtable discussion entitled “The Rise of Central Asia in International Politics”. The topic of the discussion was given by the 8th Summit of the Turkic Council on March 31 and the official visit made by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to Uzbekistan on March 30. The event primarily sought to explore the opportunities for the Hungarian economy and foreign policy to cooperate with the Central Asian region. Our three invited experts were Anton Bendarjevskiy, Pál Gyene and László Vasa. The moderator of the event was Viktor Eszterhai, senior research fellow at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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    Building Bridges – How to Develop Ukraine’s Neighborhood Policy in Central and Eastern Europe, Using the Experience of V4 States

    On March 26, 2021 the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade held a roundtable discussion entitled Building Bridges — How to Develop Ukraine’s Neighborhood Policy in Central and Eastern Europe, Using the Experience of V4 States. This event was the presentation of the research done by Mr. Dmytro Tuzhanskyi, IFAT’s Think Visegrad fellow from Ukraine. Senior Analyst of IFAT János T. Barabás and external researcher Sándor Seremet joined the conversation which was moderated by Deputy Director Tamás Baranyi.

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    Roundable discussion on Japan’s Asian competitors in Central Europe

    On March 19, 2021, the Institute of Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) organized an online roundtable discussion entitled „Japan’s Asian competitors (China, South-Korea) in the Visegrad countries”. The event was third in the series launched by IFAT to analyze the present state and perspectives of economic cooperation between the Visegrad countries and Japan in the post-COVID-19 era. Panelists of the events were Bonji Ohara, Michito Tsuruoka, Dávid Szabó and Ivana Karásková. The event was moderated by Gergely Salát, Senior Research Fellow at IFAT.

  • Meanings of the Indo-Pacific Concept – Regional Outlooks

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    Beyond Borders – Joint Virtual Space Workshop

    The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT), the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Embassy of the State of Israel jointly organized an online event titled “Beyond Borders – Joint Virtual Space Workshop between the MFA Department for Space Activities and the Embassy of the State of Israel” on 10th March 2021. The online workshop was moderated by Nikolett Garai, Research Fellow and Project Coordinator at IFAT.