Hungarians for Community Sports in EUFOR

Hungarians for Community Sports in EUFOR

Posted: 2016-02-11 Category: EMPA editorials

After finishing their daily work, the peacekeepers serving Camp Butmir, Sarajevo regularly visit a well-equipped gym and exercise hall in the afternoon and evening hours. Beyond individual opportunities, of course the interested soldiers of the mission can participate in joint workouts as well.

European Military Journalists Meet in Berlin

European Military Journalists Meet in Berlin

Posted: 2015-11-27 Category: EMPA news

The European Military Press Association (EMPA) held its annual congress in Berlin this year. With the end of a four-year term of office, the association – with several Hungarian military journalists among its members – elected a new president and Board members as well. The event took place on the 25th anniversary of the German reunification.

Freedom for the Baltic States: Baltic Graffiti on the Berlin Wall

Freedom for the Baltic States: Baltic Graffiti on the Berlin Wall

Posted: 2015-09-23 Category: EMPA news

The exhibition “Freedom of the Baltic States: Baltic Graffiti on the Berlin Wall” is open to visitors at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia permanent location at Latviešu strēlnieku laukums 1. The exhibition contains more than 100 photos of the Berlin Wall from the last years of its existence when it was regularly visited by the Latvian youth living in exile to leave their messages demanding the independence for the Baltic States. Latvian diplomat Pēteris Kārlis Elferts, the initiator of this exhibition was also among those young people who had launched the Berlin Wall graffiti drawing campaign.

Change of Command Ceremony in Sarajevo

Change of Command Ceremony in Sarajevo

Posted: 2015-09-23 Category: EMPA news

On August 12 a ceremony was held marking the change of command of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) in Sarajevo. Together with a Turkish company, the Hungarian company will carry out the operational tasks of the battalion from this July until February next year.

Spearhead has taken shape

Spearhead has taken shape

Posted: 2015-06-26 Category: EMPA news

Until early June the word ‘spearhead’, which was having a real career in the media, was mostly a slogan waiting to be filled with content. The content was filled by the “Noble Jump” exercise conducted on June 9-18.