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Minister Martonyi: Holocaust has been the greatest trauma for the nation

October 4, 2013 2:06 PM

The Holocaust has been the greatest trauma for the Hungarian nation, Minister for Foreign Affairs János Martonyi told participants at the conference “Jewish Life and Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Europe.”

Minister Martonyi and Israeli Finance Minister Lapid met in Budapest

October 4, 2013 2:04 PM

Foreign Minister János Martonyi met with Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Friday and discussed bilateral and Trans-Atlantic economic links as well as the Middle East peace process.

Deputy Prime Minister delivers speech at conference on Anti-Semitism

October 4, 2013 1:59 PM

Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics spoke at the opening of the conference entitled "Jewish Life and Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Europe" organised by the Tom Lantos Institute in the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest. Speakers of the event also include Israeli Minister of Finance Yair Lapid, widow of the late Congressman Tom Lantos Mrs Annette Lantos and Minister of State Zsolt Németh from the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Introductory remarks by Minister of State Németh at conference on Antisemitism

October 4, 2013 1:08 PM

Introductory remarks by Zsolt Németh Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on “The political aspects of Jewish life today” at the international conference “Jewish Life and Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Europe”.

Funding programme to support Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Year 2014

October 1, 2013 7:46 AM

The Government is establishing a civil fund with a budget of HUF 1.5 billion, within the framework of which NGOs and local governments may apply for funding with relation to programmes realised during the course of Holocaust Memorial Year 2014, László L. Simon, Head of the National Assembly’s Committee on Cultural and Press Affairs announced on Monday.

New Holocaust memorial site to be constructed in Budapest

September 13, 2013 8:19 AM

Next spring, according to the Government’s plans, a Holocaust memorial site will be constructed at the Józsefváros Train Station in Budapest, Minister of State heading the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár announced at today’s Holocaust 2014 Memorial Committee meeting.

Hungary supports the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

August 15, 2013 9:39 AM

Hungary is to provide funding to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation as part of the preparation for the Holocaust Memorial Year in Hungary in 2014, and will also take part in the Foundation's International Committee.

The Hungarian Government decided to create a memorial centre for the child victims of the Holocaust

July 3, 2013 1:10 PM

The government issued a decree on the establishment of the Child Victims of the Holocaust Memorial – European Education Centre.

Israel backing Hungary to chair Holocaust forum

June 5, 2013 10:06 AM

In late May, following a series of meetings with Israeli Foreign Ministry officials on the issue of anti-Semitism in Hungary, Zsigmond Perényi chief advisor at the Prime Minister's Office said: Israel is backing Budapest’s quest for chairmanship of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.

Speech by Viktor Orbán at the 14th Plenary Assembly of the World Jewish Congress

May 6, 2013 9:05 AM

Budapest, 5th May 2013 - 14th Plenary Assembly of the World Jewish Congress