V4+Germany, Austria Energy Ministerial in Budapest
8 February 2021
Energy ministers of the Visegrad Group met in Budapest on 8 February 2022 to discuss ways to strengthen the European Electricity Network and to share their views on setting up a European Hydrogen Ecosystem. Government officials in charge of energy from Germany and Austria also attended the meeting virtually. V4 ministers adopted a joint declaration at the end of the meeting.
"You Are Value" Conference on the Employment of People with Disabilities
27 January 2021
As part of the official programme of the Hungarian V4 Presidency, the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary hosted a conference on the employment of people with disabilities entitled "You Are Value" for the second time this year. Representatives of the governments of the V4 countries joined the event live online, sharing their countries' experiences on the issue. On the initiative of the Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities, Miklós Kásler the V4 countries signed a joint declaration to strengthen community-based services for people with disabilities.
V4 + Slovenia meeting of the Parliamentary Committees for Defence and Law Enforcement
27-28 January 2022
In the framework of the Hungarian V4 Presidency, a meeting of the defence and law enforcement committees of the national Parliaments of the Visegrád countries and Slovenia was held in Debrecen on 27-28 January. Discussions were held on issues related to the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum and on defence co-operation among the V4 countries. At the end of the meeting, the representatives of V4 countries unanimously adopted a joint declaration.
V4+Turkey Foreign Ministers' meeting
21 December 2021
As the final high-level event of 2021, the Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad Group and Turkey met in Budapest on 21 December. The leaders discussed migration, Afghanistan, the Western Balkans, the possibilities of enhanced economic cooperation following the Covid-19 pandemic, EU-Turkey and V4+Turkey relations.
V4 digital info pavilion unveiled in Visegrad
17 December 2021
On 17 December 2021, a V4 flag park and digital pavilion was inaugurated in the city of Visegrad by the representatives of the V4 Embassies accredited to Hungary and the Hungarian V4 Presidency. The unveiled facility offers visitors an opportunity to learn more about the the Visegrad Group and the history of the city itself.