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Ambassador Kounalakis presented them with the Ambassador’s Award for Cultural Diplomacy, saying “your work is a superb blend of the best elements of the East and West with a truly American style…

Hungary has taken the rotating presidency of the European Union at a hugely important moment. Having been the UK’s Europe Minister during Britain’s last EU Presidency in 2005, I have some experience of the hard, diplomatic work involved.

Hungary's turn at the helm of the EU has been accompanied by a chorus of concern about a media law brought in by the centre-right government.

With a panel of experts arriving from various areas and sectors, Hungary’s Országmárka Tanács (Country Brand Council) is continuing its operation in a new structure, with new tasks. In a recent government decree, the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice has been assigned with reorganizing the council...

It was more than a half-century ago when Hungarian freedom fighters dared to take to the streets and do battle with the Soviet Union. Expecting help – apparently promised but never delivered – from the United States, the Hungarians were quickly outmatched and paid a terrible price at the hands of the Soviet military.

BUDAPEST --- Here and there in downtown Budapest, the bullet holes remain. It was more than a half-century ago when Hungarian freedom fighters dared to take to the streets and do battle with the Soviet Union. Expecting help – apparently promised but never delivered – from the United States, the Hungarians were quickly outmatched and paid a terrible price at the hands of the Soviet military.

Here and there in downtown Budapest, the bullet holes remain. It was more than a half-century ago when Hungarian freedom fighters dared to take to the streets and do battle with the Soviet Union. Expecting help - apparently promised, but never delivered - from the United States, the Hungarians were quickly outmatched and paid a terrible price at the hands of the Soviet military.

From November 22 -24, 2010 CPD Director Philip Seib presented a series of public and private lectures on public diplomacy to the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the U.S. Embassy in Hungary, the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs, Budapest Corvinus University, and Péter Pázmány Catholic University.

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