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Hungary in the 21st Century

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FT Business - LSE European Institute The Future of Europe lecture series

Date: Monday 12 November 2007
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Ferenc Gyurcsány
Howard Davies

The lecture will focus on Hungary's economic development, reform process and energy security. The Prime Minister will also touch on Hungary's unique opportunity to be a leader in the knowledge base economy.

Ferenc Gyurcsány is Prime Minister of Hungary, a position he has held since October 2004. Prior to this he served as Minister of Children, Youth and Sports from 2003-04.

The next public lecture organised by the European Institute will be on Friday 16 November and is entitled A new chapter in the European project: Europe in a global economy.

Podcast and Transcript

A podcast of this event is available to download from the LSE public lectures and events podcasts channel.

A copy of Ferenc Gyurcsány's speech is now online

Download: Hungary in the 21st Century (pdf)