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February 2012

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DT Club presents Brazil issue

Sándor Laczkó
Feb 29, 2012

The Diplomacy and Trade Business Club ('The Club') held its latest networking event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Budapest this Tuesday, presenting the latest issue of ‘Diplomacy and Trade’ that features a supplement on Brazil.

Archive photo: Tímea Babos at the 2011 Budapest Grand Prix | source: Római Tennis Academy

Hungarian teenager wins tennis tournament in Mexico

Feb 27, 2012

18-year-old Hungarian Tímea Babos won the USD 220,000 Monterrey WTA hard court tournament in Mexico by beating Romanian Alexandra Cadantu in two straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. This victory was Babos’s first title on the WTA Tour.

Graeme Jonathan Knott | Dávid Harangozó

New British ambassador to Hungary

Feb 23, 2012

Graeme Jonathan Knott presented his Letters of Credence to Pál Schmitt, the President of Hungary accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom to Hungary on February 22 at the Sándor Palace.


Kuwait Independence and Liberation Day

Feb 23, 2012

Kuwait's Ambassador to Hungary, Abdulhamid Al-Failakawi welcomed guests to the Hotel Marriott in Budapest to celebrate the country's Independence Day, Liberation Day and the anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's inauguration.

| Béla Szandelszky

Photographing History in the Making

Sándor Laczkó
Feb 22, 2012

Associated Press photographer Béla Szandelszky returned from revolt torn Egypt in early December, before that he was in Afghanistan and Libya close to a month – an article on his activity and philosophy apeared in Diplomacy & Trade.


Deep roots in culture

Stefán Skjaldarson
Feb 20, 2012

The January issue of Diplomacy and Trade featured a Nordic Focus on the relations between the Scandinavian countries and Hungary. Here, you can read the piece that the Icelandic Ambassador, Stefán Skjaldarson contributed to the section.


Kosovo Day of Independence

Feb 16, 2012

The Kosovar Ambassador to Hungary, Shkendije Geci Sherifi invited guests to the Hotel Intercontinental in Budapest to celebrate her country's Day of Independence - an independence that was declared in Pristina in 2008.

| Philippe Sautier/MTI/European Parliament

Hungary is called on to respect basic EU values
Feb 16, 2012

The European Parliament will draw up a report on whether EU laws and values are respected in Hungary. It will then decide whether to activate EU Treaty Article 7, which is used to investigate a clear risk of a serious breach of EU common values.

Jari Vilen |

Hungary and Finland, a unique partnership

Jari Vilén
Feb 14, 2012

The January issue of Diplomacy and Trade featured a Nordic Focus on the relations between the Scandinavian countries and Hungary. Here, you can read the piece that the Finnish Ambassador, Jari Vilén contributed to the section.

| József Szaka

DT Club's Valentine's Day celebration

Feb 13, 2012

Budapest Week Publishing held a special Diplomacy and Trade Business Club event to celebrate Valentine's Day in the Corinthia Hotel Budapest, attended by the managers of multinational companies, diplomats and their spouses.

Árpád Göncz | Csilla Cseke/MTI

Former President Göncz 90 Years Old

Feb 10, 2012

The former President of the Republic of Hungary, Árpád Göncz celebrates his 90th birthday this Friday. He was the translator of over a hundred literary works, and a writer before becoming the first President of the Third Republic.

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