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Parliamentary Diplomacy

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 2, 2023

Heading a delegation, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Malta, Dr. Angelo Farrugia has paid a recent visit to Budapest this April. Diplomacy&Trade has caught up with him to discuss bilateral and European issues like economic relations, parliamentary diplomacy or the tackling of migration. The delegation of the Maltese House of Representatives arrived […]

Good Neighborly Relations and Cooperation

Sándor Laczkó
Feb 24, 2023

Austria is Hungary's second most important trading partner in terms of trade volume and the third largest investor in Hungary. As the Austrian Ambassador to Hungary, Alexander Grubmayr highlights to Diplomacy&Trade, bilateral political relations mainly focus on European and cross-border cooperation. He also talks about neutrality as a fundamental element in Austria's foreign policy ever […]

Responding to the Challenges of the Moment

Sándor Laczkó
Dec 4, 2022

In the second half of 2022, the Czech Republic is holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. On this occasion, Diplomacy&Trade has carried an extensive interview with the Czech Ambassador to Hungary, Tibor Bial who presents in detail the priorities of the Presidency in addition to highlighting Czech-Hungarian cooperation in various […]

11th Diplomatic Charity Fair in Budapest

Nov 21, 2022

The Diplomatic Charity Fair is back in Budapest for the 11th time. Just as in previous years, a number of countries will assemble to showcase their traditional products. National souvenirs, crafts and specialty items, as well as food corner will enable visitors to ”shop around the world in one day.” The Diplomatic Charity Fair, organized […]

Diplomacy&Trade The Club at Kempinski Hotel Corvinus

Nov 7, 2022

Dozens of guests – diplomats and businesspeople – gathered at the 30-year-old Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest on Monday evening for the latest 'The Club' event organized by Diplomacy&trade once again after a long hiatus due to the new coronavirus pandemic. On the 12th anniversary of the establishment of The Club, participants were greeted by Diplomacy&Trade […]

Spain's National Day Celebrated in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 12, 2022

On the occasion of Spain’ National Day and that of the end of her tenure in Hungary, the Ambassador of Spain, Anunciada Fernández de Córdova invited members of the diplomatic corps, Spanish nationals living in Hungary and other guests to the Aurea Ana Palace Hotel in downtown Budapest. The National Day of Spain (Fiesta Nacional […]

Taiwanese National Day Celebrated in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 5, 2022

The Taipei Representative Office in Hungary invited guests to the Pest Vigadó event venue in the downtown area of the Hungarian capital to celebrate the 111th National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) this Wednesday evening. In his speech, the Representative of Taiwan to Hungary, Ambassador Shih-Chung Liu spoke about the importance of the […]

Czech Statehood Day Reception in the Hungarian Capital

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 22, 2022

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Hungary held a reception at the Stefánia Palace in Budapest this Thursday evening to celebrate their country’s national day. The event was preceded by a concert with young performers from the Visegrád countries. As the Czech ambassador, Tibor Bial pointed out in his welcoming speech to the guests […]

Mexican National Day Celebration in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 17, 2022

Members of the diplomatic community in Hungary, Mexicans living in the country and other guests gathered at the residence of the Mexican Ambassador in the Buda Hills in the Hungarian capital this Saturday afternoon to celebrate Mexico's national day at the invitation of Ambassador Rosario Molinero. It was 212 years ago, on September 16, 1810 […]

U.S. Ambassador Presents Credentials to the President

Sep 14, 2022

The new US Ambassador to Hungary, David Pressman, had a "productive conversation" with the President of the Republic of Hungary when he handed over his credentials. New US Ambassador to Hungary David Pressman said he was honored to present his credentials to President Katalin Novák at the Sándor Palace on Wednesday. The diplomat shared several […]

Hungarian Politicians Express Their Condolences

Sep 8, 2022

Several Hungarian politicians say farewell, on various social media pages, to the British monarch Queen Elizabeth II who died this Thursday at the age of 96. Hungarian President Katalin Novák wrote that "I am deeply saddened by the passing away of Her Majesty, Queen Elisabeth II. Her life was a blessing, her memory a treasure. […]

"The United States is a Friend of Hungary"

Sep 2, 2022

David Pressman, the diplomat nominated to head the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, arrived in the Hungarian capital Friday morning. “These are complicated times, and in complicated times, it is more important than ever for friends to pull each other closer. The United States is a friend of Hungary and of the Hungarian people,” he told […]

Indian Embassy Celebrates Independence Day

Aug 17, 2022

The Embassy of India in Budapest has organized a ceremony to celebrate the country’s Independence Day that marks the end of British rule and the establishment of a free and independent Indian nation. As the Embassy statement says, “on August 14, 1947 Indian people freed themselves from the shackles of colonial rulers and decided to […]

Swiss National Day Reception

Aug 1, 2022

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Hungary, Jean-François Paroz and his wife, Dr. Yulia Gusynina Paroz welcomed hundreds of guests to the garden of the Embassy of Switzerland in Budapest this Monday evening to celebrate Swiss National Day. The August 1 national day celebrates a treaty of alliance from 1291 between the cantons of Uri, Schwyz […]

A Reliable and Constructive Partner

Sándor Laczkó
Jul 25, 2022

“Strengthening Taiwan's official or government relationship with Hungary is one of my priorities.” That is according to the Representative of Taiwan to Hungary, Ambassador Shih-Chung Liu who also tells Diplomacy&Trade about strengthening bilateral economic and cultural relations as well presenting Taiwan to Hungarians – sometimes with unusual methods. The first office representing Taiwan in Budapest […]

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