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December 14, 2017 7:55 PM

V4 + Republic of Korea political directors meeting

On 14 December 2017 an annual meeting was held in Budapest between V4 countires and the Repubilc of Korea.

December 14, 2017 5:00 PM

Visegrad cooperation is most successful in EU

The foreign affairs committees of the Parliaments of the Visegrád Four (V4 – Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) are holding a two-day meeting in Budapest. Zsolt Németh, Chair of the Hungarian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, who opened the event on Wednesday, said: the cooperation of the Visegrád countries is the most successful within the European Union.

December 13, 2017 9:30 AM

First meeting of the V4+Israel Working Group

The V4+Israel Working Group on Research, Development and Innovation held its first meeting in Budapest on 11 December 2017 under the auspices of Hungary’s Presidency in the Visegrád Group 2017-2018.

December 6, 2017 6:11 PM

New short film on Visegrád Cooperation to mark the Hungarian Presidency of the V4

The new promotional video showcases the Visegrád Cooperation in the spirit of the Hungarian Presidency’s motto: “V4 Together”, and was commissioned by the Public Foundation for the Research of Central and Eastern European History and Society, which is involved in realising the 2017-2018 Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4).

November 16, 2017 9:29 PM

Visegrad 4 – Brazil meeting in Budapest

Santiago Irazabal Mourão, Undersecretary General for International Cooperation, Trade Promotion and Cultural Themes of Brazil, paid a visit to Hungary on the occasion of the III. Hungary - Latin - America Forum (15-17 November 2017) and the related fourth meeting of the Hungarian-Brazilian Joint Economic Commission. This also provided the opportunity for a consultation between Brazil and the Visegrad countries, which was chaired by Mr. Szilveszter Bus Deputy State Secretary for Opening to the South. The meeting clearly showed the importance that Hungary attaches to one of the most influential countries in Latin America, and also signaled a growing interest and attention that Brazil pays to the region with one of the best performances in Europe.

November 10, 2017 4:15 PM

International conference in cooperation between V4 countries and the Republic of Korea

In the framework of the cooperation between V4 countries and the Republic of Korea a conference has been organised about the experiences of Central European “regime change” at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade.

November 10, 2017 12:24 PM

V4 agricultural research institutes sign cooperation agreement

The agricultural research institutes of the Visegrád Group (V4) countries concluded a partnership cooperation agreement aimed at coordinating agricultural research and science activities on Thursday in Budapest.

November 9, 2017 12:17 PM

Deputy State Secretary Kristóf Altusz holds talks in Spain

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Deputy State Secretary for European and American Relations Kristóf Altusz was on a working visit to Madrid on 7-8 November, where he attended a roundtable discussion of Visegrád Group (V4) deputy state secretaries organised within the framework of the Hungarian presidency of the V4.

November 8, 2017 4:09 PM

International Law from a Visegrád Perspective

On 7 November, 2017 the Embassy of Hungary in the Netherlands organized a panel discussion entitled, “International Law from a Visegrád Perspective” at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. The event was organized in the framework of the Hungarian presidency of the Visegrád Group with more than 130 participants attending from diplomatic missions, international courts and think tanks in the Hague. At this panel discussion, a distinguished panel of judges from all the Visegrád countries discussed the legal traditions in the Visegrád countries and their current influence on international law, as well as how the national experience of judges influences the international courts and tribunals in The Hague. Ms. Réka Varga, Head of the International Law Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, moderated the event.

October 30, 2017 4:51 PM

Vision4Tech – The agenda of the expert conference on strategic digital and tech matters hosted in Budapest on 8 November is available

The Ministry of National Development organises Vision4Tech conference on strategic digital and tech matters during the Hungarian V4 presidency in Budapest.