Advocacy Timeline

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2018
Sep
12

AmCham invited as member of the newly established Vocational Training and Innovation Council

The aim of the Council is to provide a regular consultation forum for the dialogue between the government and key stakeholders of the vocational training system.

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2018
Sep
11

AmCham’s executives met László György, State Secretary for Economic Planning and Regulation

On 5th of September, AmCham Board Members, Policy Task Force Leads and Committee Chairs had a closed-door discussion with László György, State Secretary for Economic Planning and Regulation who was appointed as AmCham’s key government contact by Minister László Palkovics.

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2018
Aug
21

AmCham Receives Pro Facultate Award from Corvinus University of Budapest

On July 25, CEO Írisz Lippai-Nagy accepted the Pro Facultate award from Corvinus University in recognition of the Chamber's achievements in business and efforts in the advanced practical and scientific development of the field in cooperation with the Corvinus Business School.

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2018
Aug
15

AmCham Hungary was invited to participate at the preparatory meeting aiming to establish the Vocational Training and Innovation Council

The Council’s objective is to start a dialogue on the future development directions of vocational training and adult education. The meeting was opened by László Palkovics, Minister for Innovation and Technology.

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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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