Past Events at IWE, Institute of World Economics, Budapest

vki_logo_smEurope Club, 15 October 2013, Budapest
During the October club meeting the Annual report of the Hungarian-European Business Council on the Hungarian Economy in 2012 (entitled “Confidence and Credibility”) was presented by Mr. János Takács, former president of HEBC.

THESEUS Conference, 17 October 2013 – THESEUS price award to András Inotai

“Thursday workshops” regular monthly workshop at IWE, 07 November 2013
Sándor Meisel presented the topic of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations which was followed by a lively debate (in Hungarian).

Annual academic meeting in the framework of the “Festive Month of Hungarian Science”: Hungary’s choices in the European Research Area. 07 November 2013, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (in Hungarian)
Organised by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences the potentials of Hungarian science within Europe in the near future. One of the speakers was András Inotai.

40th anniversary event of “Europaeische Rundschau”, 08 November 2013, Vienna
András Inotai provided a critical analysis of the European integration process in a panel discussion with Paul Lendvai, Klaus-Dieter Frankenberger, Adam Krzeminski and Daniel Vernet.

Europe Club, 19 November 2013, Budapest
During the November club meeting a lecture was given by Ms. Maria Joao Rodrigues under the title “Europe 2020 and the crisis: which are the choices?”

Jubilee Conference on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Institute of World Economics, 20 November 2013, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest “Challenges of the world economy – global and national perspectives
During this half-day event among the speakers (or rather contributors to the panel discussions) were members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Mihály Simai, Tamás Szentes, Béla Kádár, Ádám Török, or doctors of the HAS Judit Kiss and András Inotai – all current or former researchers of IWE (the language of the event was Hungarian).

Romanian-Hungarian Bilateral Roundtable Conference, 22-23 November 2013
Co-organised by the Romanian National Institute of Economic Research and the Institute of World Economics (CERSHAS) the two-day event was dedicated to such topics as the Transatlantic partnership, public finances in the eurozone and in the Central and Eastern European region, or energy issues. Participants from IWE were: Sándor Meisel, Ágnes Orosz and Csaba Weiner.

Conference on “MFF 2014-2020: less money, less Europe? Prospects, interests, explanations”, 25 November 2013, IWE, Budapest
Organised by senior research fellow Miklós Somai, this half-day international event was dedicated to exploring the views of the speakers (representing different institutions or member states) on the new MFF and to discussing the future of common EU policies financed by the 2014-2020 financial framework. (A short summary in English is available from 10/12/2013 at this site:

Japan and EU: Living together in a multipolar world, 16th Japan-EU conference, 25 November 2013, Brussels
Andás Inotai introduced and moderated the panel on “Economic relations with reference to the Free Trade Agreement/Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations”.