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Hungarian PM Congratulates President Biden

D&T
Jan 20, 2021

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a congratulatory letter on the occasion of Joe Biden’s inauguration as President of the United States of America. In the letter, the Hungarian PM is of the view in the message that "the past four years have proved that friendly and mutually beneficial cooperation between US and Hungary could bring […]

Agreement Reached on the EEA and Norway Grants

D&T
Dec 21, 2020

Norway has signed new memoranda of understanding with the Hungarian government on the EEA and Norway Grants, in which EUR 214.6 million in funding has been allocated to Hungary. However, the allocation of funds cannot begin until a fund operator for civil society funding is agreed upon. According to a statement by the Norwegian Ministry […]

King Salman Opens G20 Riyadh Summit

D&T
Nov 21, 2020

This week-end, Saudi Arabia hosts the closing event of the country's G20 Presidency. The Leaders' Summit, held online due to the pandemic and attended by the heads of state of G20 members as well as those of guestcountries and international organizations, was opened by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Welcoming the participants, King Salman […]

British ambassador Paul Fox

New British Ambassador in Hungary

D&T
Oct 16, 2020

Paul Fox, the United Kingdom’s new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary has handed over his credentials to János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary this Friday at Sándor Palace in the Buda Castle. Commenting on taking up his service in Hungary, Ambassador Fox said that "as Ambassador, I will do all I can in the […]

U.S. Ambassador David Cornstein

U.S. Ambassador to Leave Budapest Post

D&T
Sep 15, 2020

The American ambassador to Hungary, David Cornstein has announced on the Embassy website that he "will be stepping down as U.S. Ambassador to Hungary on November 1." He writes that "it has been an honor and a privilege to serve the country that I love in a country that I have come to cherish, but […]

U.S. President George H. W. Bush with Hungarian Prime Minister József Antall in White House's garden in October 1990

Statue to Honor George H. W. Bush in Budapest

D&T
Sep 6, 2020

A statue will be erected in honor of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, in Szabadság ('Liberty') Square in Budapest on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe. According to a joint announcement by the Hungarian government and the U.S. […]

Budapest to Launch City Diplomacy Academy

D&T
Jul 28, 2020

The leadership of the Hungarian capital will launch a city diplomacy academy this fall, Mayor Gergely Karácsony has announced. The mayor says the academy will provide a supply of city diplomats by introducing university students and recent graduates to international and city diplomacy, the Hungarian news agency MTI reports. The head of the academy will […]

New German Ambassador in Hungary

D&T
Jul 4, 2020

Germany's new Ambassador to Hungary, Johannes Haindl has presented his credentials to Hungarian President János Áder received Ambassador Johannes Haindl. Following a similar position in Prague and then Vienna, Johannes Haindl now holds the position of ambassador in Budapest.According to a press release by the German Embassy in Budapest, Ambassador Haindl is convinced that Germans […]

Senseless Death...

D&T
Jun 3, 2020

"Honest public debate and peaceful dialogue that will help us achieve durable and lasting peace in American society," says the American Ambassador to Hungary, David B. Cornstein in his social media message, which is also available in Hungarian. "The senseless death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is a stark reminder of the United States's long […]

Hungarian Ambassador to the U.S. to Leave his Post

D&T
Apr 8, 2020

The Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. László Szabó is to quit his post and return to the business world. As an official from the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade told the Hungarian news agency MTI, the Ministry is completely satisfied with the work of the Ambassador but he will leave his […]

Fulbright Scholarship Program to Expand

D&T
Feb 11, 2020

The funding for the Hungarian-American Fulbright scholarship program will be increasing from the current HUF 250 million (EUR 740,000) to HUF 400 million (EUR 1.2 million) by 2022. The increase is due to the fact that the Hungarian government will increase its contribution to the same level as that of the United States: from HUF […]

Rezső Sárdi

Rezső Sárdi Reappointed as Honorary Consul

D&T
Jan 8, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand reappointed Rezső Sárdi as Honorary Consul of New Zealand for the sixth time since he assumed his position 14 years ago.The Ministry's announcement stresses that Mr Sárdi has played a valuable role in pursuit of the New Zealand Government's external relations and trade objectives. He […]

DSB visit to the Millennium House

Diplomatic Spouses Visit Millennium House

D&T
Nov 21, 2019

Anita Herczegh, wife of the President of the Republic of Hungary, visited the recently opened Millennium House exhibition in the Városliget (City Park) in Budapest this Wednesday with the spouses of mission leaders accredited in Hungary. The Ambassadors' spouses, partners take part in a cultural program every fall in Budapest, Anita Herczegh was quoted as […]

Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Dr. Gordan Grlić Radman

Former Ambassador to Hungary Appointed as Croatian Foreign Minister

D&T
Jul 30, 2019

Dr. Gordan Grlić Radman, Croatia’s former Ambassador to Hungary has been appointed Foreign and European Affairs Minister. Croatia's upcoming presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2020 is one of the top priorities of his country’s diplomacy, along with accession to the Schengen Area, the Eurozone and the Organization for Economic Cooperation […]

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