News and Events

July 19, 2017 10:00 AM

Government proclaims zero tolerance on anti-Semitism

At a press conference in Budapest, held jointly with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán has stated that Hungary proclaims zero tolerance on anti-Semitism. The Hungarian prime minister also stressed that Hungary had committed a crime in failing to protect its Jewish citizens in World War II.

July 18, 2017 9:14 AM

Hungary welcomed President Trump’s non-interventionist policy based on mutual respect

Hungary welcomed US President Donald Trump’s non-interventionist policy which is based on mutual respect, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed in his speech delivered at the Washington conservative Heritage Foundation on Friday

July 7, 2017 3:43 PM

LOT to launch direct flights from Budapest to New York and Chicago

Polish airline LOT will be launching direct passenger flights to New York and Chicago from Budapest next summer, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Friday in Budapest, highlighting that the fact that there is no direct link to the United States, despite it being the second largest investor in Hungary, represents a competitive disadvantage for Hungary.

June 30, 2017 12:38 PM

Reconnect Hungary group to depart to Hungary

It was great to host the latest departing ReConnect Hungary group, with 18-28 years old participants having Hungarian ancestry, and trying to discover their roots in Hungary.

June 30, 2017 12:37 PM

Hungarian flag on top of the New York mission building

It's been a long time dream to put a Hungarian flag onto the top of our New York mission building. In this city one rarely sees both the rooftop and the street level of a house at the same time, so it makes perfect sense to show who we are on the top as well.

June 30, 2017 12:36 PM

Building a Resilient Economy of the Future

Extremely powerful and effective investment promotion event at Bloomberg Government about Hungary and the current developments in the CE region. It was great to have Minister of State Levente Magyar answering the questions of the host and of the audience, and we had excellent panelists representing successful Hungarian FDIs, consultants, startups.

June 7, 2017 3:04 PM

Building the economy of the future: Central Europe in a post-Brexit world

On June 13, Bloomberg Government, the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency and the Hungarian Consulate will bring together top investors, government and business leaders

May 30, 2017 8:41 PM

The First Presbyterian Church voted in favor of a memorial to Zsuzsanna Kossuth

The Session of The First Presbyterian Church voted in favor of a memorial to Zsuzsanna Kossuth.

May 30, 2017 8:40 PM

The screening of “1945” in the Museum of Moving Image (MoMI)

In cooperation with the Balassi Institute we've organized a screening in the New York based Museum of Moving Image (MoMI) for Ferenc Török's new, beautiful and very important movie: 1945.

May 30, 2017 8:39 PM

Conversation with New York State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi

We have started an interesting conversation with New York State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi about how a panel of his fellow Assembly members could visit Hungary in an official delegation.