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2018
Oct
10

AmCham Hungary is a founding member of the newly established AI Coalition

On 9th of October, by invitation of Minister László Palkovics and Roland Jakab, leader of the AI Coalition, businesses, professional organizations, chambers of commerce, academic and governmental institutions gathered together to establish the AI Coalition. AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony participated at the ceremony at the Infotér Conference and signed the founding document of the...

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2018
Oct
08

Ministry of Human Capacities reflects on AmCham’s recommendations

Official feedback was sent to AmCham by Minister Miklós Kásler from the Ministry of Human Capacities, which reflected on AmCham’s Competitive Workforce related recommendations in the ’Cooperation for a more competitive Hungary 2018’ recommendation package.

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2018
Oct
03

When Business Meets Government, “Everything is Connected”

When it comes to reforming the education system to provide businesses with the workers of the future, “Everything is connected to everything,” Deputy State Secretary for Vocational Training and Adult Education Gáborné Pölöskei told AmCham’s fourth Business Meets Government Summit on October 1.

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2018
Oct
02

State Secretary Roundtable with Nobert Izer in September

The AmCham Tax Committee and Investment Policy Task Force members met Norbert Izer, State Secretary reponsible for Taxation, from the Ministry of Finance on September 12, at the AmCham Conference Room.

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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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