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  • Chargé Goodfriend and Hungarian women judges stand on the podium at the conference (Embassy photo)

    Conference on Gender Based Violence

    “We all have an important role to play if we are to reach the goal of eliminating the disease of gender based violence” – Chargé Goodfriend on December 4

  • Secretary Kerry sits among other participants of the Meeting of Coalition to Counter ISIL (photo: © AP Images)

    Reaffirmed Commitment to Defeat ISIL

    Sixty members of the coalition reaffirmed their commitment to work together under a common, multifaceted, and long-term strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL at a meeting led by Secretary Kerry.

  • Chargé Goodfriend delivers his remarks. (Embassy photo by Attila Németh)

    Global Entrepreneurship Week

    “...your entrepreneurial spirit will make this country’s economy grow and prosper and enrich your communities in many ways.” – Chargé Goodfriend on November 21

  • H.E. Michael Habsburg Lothringen, Chargé Goodfriend, auxiliary bishop György Snell and two other guests at the commemoration. (Embassy photo)

    Event to Honor Cardinal Mindszenty

    Hungarians and Americans gathered on November 4 at the Embassy to honor the anniversary of Cardinal Mindszenty seeking refuge at the U.S. Embassy on November 4, 1956.

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  • Chargé Goodfriend Polish Ambassador Roman Kowalski plant a tree in memory of Jan Karski. (Embassy photo by Attila Németh)

    Honoring Jan Karski, “The Righteous”

    “One man’s actions, one man’s life, can help restore our faith in humanity.” – Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., M. André Goodfriend at the Holocaust Memorial Center book launch event on October 16.

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  • Portrait of Benjamin Franklin with text: Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship
    Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute for High School Students, June 27-July 25, 2015

    The Embassy is soliciting applications for the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institutes. The Summer Institutes will enable teenagers, ages 16-18, to participate in an intensive, four-week exchange program in the United States that focuses on global issues facing both European and American youth. Application deadline: February 28, 2015 

  • Chargé Goodfriend speaks at the press conference, on his left Vera Móra, Director of the Ökotárs Foundation (Embassy photo by Attila Németh)
    Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index

    This unique tool allows governments, civil society organizations, academics, and concerned citizens to monitor developments and identify trends in the civil society sector across countries. 

  • Chargé Goodfriend speaks, on his right Ambassador Brinker and Eric Brinker at the reception (Embassy photo by Attila Németh)
    Honoring LGBT Diversity and Inclusion

    “Diversity and inclusion make communities stronger, make businesses more prosperous, and make democracies greater.” – Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., M. André Goodfriend 

  • Chargé M. André Goodfriend sitting in the audience at the Summit (photo courtesy of American Chamber of Commerce)
    Third Entrepreneurship Summit

    “As they have in the past, Hungarians continue to step up to the challenge and turn their visions for change into reality.” - Chargé M. André Goodfriend (September 24) 

  • Concert in the historic Synagogue in Győr (Embassy photo by Attila Németh)
    Chargé Goodfriend Attends Holocaust Memorial Event in Győr

    During his September 17 trip to Győr, Chargé d’Affaires M. André Goodfriend gave remarks at a memorial concert to commemorate the victims of the Hungarian Holocaust held at the Synagogue of Győr. The event was organized with the support of the Tom Lantos Institute and the U.S. Embassy.  Photos on Facebook »

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