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2018
Jun
19

Meeting with European Commissioner Tibor Navracsics

On 15th of June, AmCham, among other members of the Hungarian Pact4Youth working group met with Mr. Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

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2018
Jun
14

On the 4th of June, AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony and Digital PTF Co-Lead Péter Molnár participated at a professional meeting discussing the Digital Workforce Program

The Digital Workforce Program , a joint effort of the government and various stakeholders of the business community was launched at the Digital Labour Market conference in April 2017, which was organized by the ICT Association of Hungary in partnership with AmCham Hungary, German-Hungarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Big Four in order to...

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2018
Jun
13

Free flow of cross-border data

In early June, AmCham Hungary sent its position to the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Affairs advocating that the EU’s future free trade agreements shall support the free flow of data between the EU and non-EU countries to the highest possible degree.

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2018
May
15

V4 Conference on the Third Mission of Higher Education and Innovation Networks

On the occasion of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrad Group in parallel with Hungary’s HEInnnovate activities, the Ministry of Human Capacities and Tempus Public Foundation in collaboration with AmCham Hungary organized an international professional networking conference on May 10, 2018. The conference aim was to bring together stakeholders of innovation networks to discuss and present...

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2018
Apr
25

Ongoing consultations with Government regarding "Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary" recommendation package

In January, AmCham sent the latest “Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary” recommendation package to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his cabinet. Since then, the Chamber has been engaged in ongoing consultation with various decision makers and ministries regarding our recommendations. Below you can learn more about the feedback we have received so far.

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2018
Mar
21

AmCham Members met Dr. Valéria Csépe, the academician responsible for developing the new National Curriculum (NAT)

On 13 of March, a roundtable was organized for AmCham Members with Dr. Valéria Csépe, the academician responsible for developing the new National Curriculum (NAT), former Ministry Commissioner of the project.

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2018
Mar
12

AmCham Board members met U.S. Congressman French Hill

A Congressional Delegation led by Dennis Ross visited Hungary (Budapest) between 9-11th of March.

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2018
Mar
12

The Hungarian Pact4Youth working group held its fifth meeting

On 7th of March, the fifth meeting of the Hungarian Pact4Youth working group was held at the Ministry of Human Capacities. The working group defined its goals for 2018 and gathered all the best practices that the participating organizations have regarding.

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2018
Mar
08

Regulatory Commitee active in consultations about the implementation of GDPR and the planned transposition of the EU Directive on the Protection of Trade Secrets

Upon the request of the Ministry of Justice, the Regulatory Committee has compiled and sent a robust package of recommendations on those pieces of sectoral legislation that are relevant and need to be modified in AmCham’s view for the sound implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) in Hungary. The Committee has examine various piecesof sectoral...

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2018
Feb
21

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi meets AmCham Regulatory Committee

On February 16th, 2018, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi welcomed the delegation of AmCham’s Regulatory Committee led by Committee Chair Gábor Orosz and AmCham CEO Irisz Lippai-Nagy in his office.

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