Join us for an exciting discussion with His Excellency Szabolcs Takács as he talks about the importance of the 100th anniversary of the Hungarian-U.S. diplomatic relations and about the long-term agenda of the Embassy.
The event is sponsored by:
The discussion will be moderated by Zoltán Szabó, President of AmCham.
About Ambassador Takács:
Szabolcs Takács has been recently appointed as Hungarian Ambassador to the U.S.
He received a BA in English Language and Literature and an MA in Political Science from the University of Pécs.
He pursued his studies in Law and International Relations and soon became a desk officer at the Department of Asia-Pacific at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Between 2005–2009 he was Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Hungary in Doha, Qatar. He also worked at the Office of the Deputy State Secretary in charge of bilateral relations with non-European countries and International Development Cooperation. He served as Deputy State Secretary for Security Policy from 2013 to 2014.
Between 2014 and 2018 he worked as State Secretary responsible for EU Affairs, in 2018 he was appointed Minister of State for EU Policies and Coordination.
In 2019, he became the Ministerial Commissioner for Brexit affairs at the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office in Budapest.
He is also the author of two books, Asian Studies 2011 and Europe and Asia in the Globalizing World; both published in 2011.
Date: Thursday, February 11
- AmCham members: HUF 5,000 + VAT/person
- Non-members: HUF 8,000 + VAT/person