27th November 2017
CBC Keynote Speaker

Bela Fazekas

Our guest speaker on Monday 27 November is to be Hungary’s Deputy Head of Mission in Wellington, Mr Bela Fazekas. He will be standing in for Ambassador Zsabo who was to address the club but who is required at a briefing by New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters.

Mr Fazekas is a highly experienced diplomat who has held postings in Cambodia, Australia and Pakistan (at the level of Ambassador). Prior to his posting to New Zealand, Mr Fazekas was Coordinator for Asia, Africa, Latin- America, Department of EU Common Foreign and Security Policy, MFAT in Hungary. He is a former Deputy- Director General, Asia-Pacific Department, MFAT, Hungary.

He was educated at Moscow Institute of International Relations, Russia, and Stanford University, USA. He speaks English, French, Russian and Khmer.

Time: 12:30 pm, Monday 27th November 2017.

Keynote Topic: The Business of Hungary

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