Defence cooperation continues: V4 Simulation and Training Technologies Workshop, V4 TEESC
10-11 May 2022
Continuing defence cooperation, the V4 Simulation and Training Technologies Workshop and the V4 Training, Education and Exercise Synchronization Conference (V4 TEESC) were held in Budapest. Experts reviewed the remaining training events and exercises of the V4 EU Battle Group, which will enter into service on 1 January 2023. They presented the existing simulation systems and capabilities of the V4, and discussed ongoing and planned developments.
V4 Export Credit Agencies' Forum
27 April 2022
Focusing on the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and on the economic downturn caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the V4 Export Credit Agencies' (ECA) forum took place in Visegrád, Hungary. The ECAs discussed the measures taken to mitigate the impacts of the COVID crisis, and how the war impacted so far the activity of the national export credit insurers.
V4 Competition Conference
27 April 2022
At the 3rd Visegrad 4 Competition Conference, held in Budapest, competition authorities and experts from the V4 countries participated in three panel discussions on legislative and enforcement developments in competition law, measures taken by the V4 authorities to address competition law emergencies and problems, and on the challenges and opportunities of digital markets.
V4 Parliaments' EU Affairs Committees meet in Kosice
24-26 April 2022
The meeting of the European Affairs Committees of the V4 countries' Parliaments was held in Kosice, Slovakia, chaired by Slovak Committee Chair Vladimira Marcinková, with the participation of the committees of the V4 parliamentary chambers. Delegations adopted a final document on the main topics of the meeting: the situation in Ukraine, migration and energy security.
V4 FSC (Financial Services Committee) expert meeting
21-22 April 2022
The meeting of V4 experts dealing with the EU's Financial Services Committee (FSC) focused on current legislative issues such as the Capital Market Union legislative proposals from the end of 2021, the banking regulatory proposal implementing Basel III international standards and the proposals related to insurance regulation.