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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 […]

Hungarian Defense Forces Medical Center

UN Staff Wards Against Health Emergencies in Hungary

D&T
Jul 26, 2019

FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, has signed an agreement with the Hungarian Defense Forces Medical Center in Budapest on delivering first aid trainings for United Nations staff members based in Hungary. The 100 participants will include largely fire wardens and administration team members, the ones who are the most often […]

Péter Szijjártó and Wilbur Ross

Hungarian Foreign Minister Meets With U.S. Commerce Secretary

D&T
Jul 19, 2019

Hungarian and U.S. officials discuss world trade Hungary’s government is an advocate of removing trade barriers and making the world economy as free as possible since the performance of the country’s economy is largely dependent on exports, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told state news service MTI after meeting with U.S. Secretary […]

MOL Bubi

Google Maps to feature Budapest in Real Time Bike-Sharing App

D&T
Jul 18, 2019

Budapest Bike-Sharing Data to be Available in Google Maps Google is launching a new service in 25 cities worldwide, including the Hungarian capital, showing users the exact location of bicycle-sharing docking stations, mediapiac.com reported. The service, offered by Google’s Map function, will also provide real-time information on the number of available bikes in a particular […]

Barceló Budapest

New Barceló Hotel Opens in Budapest

D&T
Jul 17, 2019

Budapest hotel offering sees new unit Spain’s Barceló Group opened its first four-star hotel in downtown Budapest, state news service MTI reported, citing the developer company Sunbelt Group. Barceló operates more than 250 units in 22 countries worldwide. The Barceló Budapest, which was developed at a cost of close to EUR 46 million, has 5 […]

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