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  • HUNGARIAN AMERICAN COALITION HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING AND MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    December 11, 2001

    On December 8, 2001, the Hungarian American Coalition held its eleventh Annual Meeting at the Kossuth House in Washington, DC. Those reelected for three-year terms as individual Board members include Ms. Anne Bader, Dr. Stephen Fuzesi, and Mr. George Pogan. Newly elected to the Board were Maximilian Teleki and Ms. Eva Voisin. The organization voted to renew the membership of the Magyar Club of Cleveland and the Hungarian Americans for Human Rights in Delvidek. It also welcomed as a new member the Magyar Amerikai Baratsagert Alapitvany (Foundation for Hungarian American Friendship). More...
  • HUNGARIAN STANDING CONFERENCE CONVENES TO DISCUSS IMPLEMENTATION OF STATUS LAW

    October 29, 2002

    The fourth meeting of the Hungarian Standing Conference (MAERT) was held in Budapest on October 25-26, 2001. More...
  • HUNGARIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY SUPPORTS U.S.

    October 15, 2001

    Washington, DC The Hungarian American community has reacted with shock and sadness to the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. We extend our sincere condolences to all the innocent victims and their families, and salute with admiration the bravery of the rescue workers. We join our fellow Americans in our nation’s deeply felt pride and unity, and in unqualified condemnation of the barbaric acts of terrorism. More...
  • GROUNDBREAKING CONFERENCE ON VOIVODINA'S AUTONOMY HELD AT WASHINGTON CAPITOL BUILDING

    July 5, 2001

    On June 28, 2001, while the extradition of Milosevic to the International War Crimes Tribunal at the Hague was taking place, the U.S. Capitol was the scene of an international seminar on the importance of restoring autonomy to the province of Voivodina. More...
  • RESTORATION OF VOIVODINA'S AUTONOMY: A MODEL OF MULTI-ETHNIC STABILITY IN FORMER YUGOSLAVIA

    June 22, 2001

    An International Seminar in Washington, D.C. June 28, 2001 - Mansfield Room (S 207) of the Capitol More...
  • New Town Hall Inaugurated in Vámosújfalu

    June 18, 2001

    Washington, D.C. - Townspeople gathered in Vámosújfalu, in Eastern Hungary, to celebrate the June 16 inauguration of their newly built town hall. The new building complex was funded partly by an $80,000 grant administered by the Hungarian American Coalition. More...
  • SEVERE FLOODING DEVASTATES SUBCARPATHIA

    March 14, 2001

    The Hungarian American Coalition asks all Hungarian Americans to contribute to the aid of victims of the catastrophic flooding in the Subcarpathian (Karpatalja) region of Ukraine, home to a Hungarian minority of 160,000. More...
  • HUNGARIAN AMERICAN COALITION MEETS WITH ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS

    February 23, 2001

    (Washington, DC) On Wednesday, February 21, 2001 the Hungarian American Coalition, along with the other 17 organizations of the Central and East European Coalition ("CEEC"), met with officials from the National Security Council and the State Department at the offices of the White House. Ambassador Daniel Fried, Special Assistant to the President for European and Eurasian Affairs, Cameron Munter, Director for Central Europe, Peter Clement, Director for Russian Affairs, and Hope Harrison, Director for Caucasus and Central Asia, Ambassador William Taylor, US Assistant Programs for NIS, Jonathan Rickert, EUR/EEA, and Donald M. Sheehan, Country Officer for Romania attended the hour-and-a-half meeting. Frank Koszorus, Jr. represented the Hungarian American Coalition. A number of topics were discussed, including: security interests of the US in Central Europe; US policy toward Russia; NATO enlargement; US foreign assistance to the region; and Voice of America. In addition, the Coalition followed up on several earlier discussions and pressed for assistance to Vojvodina pursuant to the Foreign Operations measure that appropriated $100M for Serbia for the current fiscal year. The National Federation of American Hungarians, another CEEC member, reiterated the call for assistance to Vojvodina. Ambassador Fried assured the CEEC that the National Security Council in the Bush Administration will be working closer with the State Department as well as consulting with those Americans who have experience and an interest in the region. "The meeting was conducted in an open and frank atmosphere," said Mr. Koszorus. "It is important to get in on the ground floor at this time when policies are being debated and developed," he added. More...


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Life Insurance Policies Issued by the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America (HRFA)

The Hungarian Reformed Federation of America (HRFA) fraternal insurance company’s business was taken over by the Greater Beneficial Union (GBU). GBU is located at 4254 Saw Mill Run Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

For all matters related to HRFA, please contact GBU at 1-800-765-4428

Bethlen Gábor Kollégium

The Coalition accepts donations to support Két Fűzfa Egyesület’s goal of establishing an endowment fund which will support the Bethlen Gábor Kollégium (BGK) of Nagyenyed (Aiud), Romania, through donations and sponsorships. Please find a short video and read more information on BGK here.