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Lecture held by the President of the Swiss Confederation

Event date:

18.04.2024, 18:00-19:00

Language: German (Interpretation in English and in Hungarian will be provided on request)


Mirror Hall, Andrássy University Budapest,
1088 Budapest, Pollack Mihály tér 3.


The Ambassador of Switzerland to Hungary
Jean-François Paroz


the Rector of the Andrássy University Budapest
Prof. Dr. Zoltán Tibor Pállinger

are pleased to invite you

to the Carl Lutz lecture held by
the President of the Swiss Confederation

H.E. Ms. Viola Amherd


„Challenging Times for Europe – Thoughts from a Swiss Perspective”

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine represents a turning point for Europe in terms of security policy.

The defence of democratic values and individual freedoms  has taken on new significance against this backdrop and the growing global prevalence of authoritarian tendencies.

In her speech, Swiss President Viola Amherd talks about Switzerland's place in Europe and the outlook for the continent.

The lecture will be followed by a reception.