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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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2018
Feb
20

’Cooperation for a more competitive Hungary’ recommendation package presented to State Secretary István Lepsényi

István Lepsényi, Secretary of State for Economic Development and Regulation and other high-level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy (NGM) met the AmCham delegation led by AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony on February 15, 2018 at the first AmCham-Ministry for Economy quarterly strategic working group meeting in 2018.

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2018
Feb
12

AmCham sent “Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary 2018” recommendation package to the Prime Minister and his cabinet

On January 29, the new “Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary 2018” recommendation package was sent to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his cabinet.

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2018
Feb
06

Dr. Viktor Łuszcz, president of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office met the AmCham Innovation PTF in January 2018

On January 18th, 2018, Dr. Viktor Łuszcz, President of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) and colleagues gave an overview of HIPO’s activities and goals at a high-level meeting organized with the AmCham Innovation Policy Task Force (PTF).

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