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Dr. Ádám Schmidt

17:08 May 26, 2022


  • Place and date of birth: Budapest, 22/06/1980
  • Marital status: married, a father of two
  • Language skills: English – intermediate level



  • July 2021– member of the Board of Trustees, Foundation for the University of Physical Education
  • 1 December 2020– chief advisor for sport affairs, Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister
  • 2017–2019 external lecturer, Milton Friedman University
  • 2015– owner and head attorney, Ádám Schmidt & Co. Law Office (attorneyship on hold)
  • 2014–2022 member of the Supervisory Board, Hungarian Table Tennis Association
  • 2011–2017 external lecturer, Hungarian University of Sports Science
  • 2011–2014 sports lawyer, DLA Piper–Horváth and Co. Law Office
  • 2011–2020 lawyer, Hungarian Basketball Federation
  • 2009–2011 legal director, Hungarian Olympic Committee
  • 2008–2009 trainee solicitor, Dr. Andrea Szűcs Law Office
  • 2005–2008 trainee solicitor, Dr. Krasznai & Dr. Kollár Law Office
  • 2004–2005 trainee solicitor, Dr. Tóth & Co. Law Office
  • 2004 intern, New Atlantic Initiative
  • 2003–2004 intern, Dr. Lívia Kulcsár & Co. Law Office
  • 2000–2001 admissions tutor, educator (history), eFEB Adult Education Centre



  • 2008 bar examinations successfully passed
  • 1999–2004 Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

State Secretary’s Visit to the Eurosatory Exhibition

12:24 June 21, 2024

An official Hungarian delegation headed by Dr. Zsolt Kutnyánszky, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy, Force Development and Defence Industry, recently visited Eurosatory 2024: The Global Event for Defence and Security in Paris.

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Easily and Quickly

12:07 June 21, 2024

The soldiers of the KFOR Tactical Reserve Battalion and Joint Logistic Support Group Transport Company conducted cross-training to load and secure armored personnel carriers (APCs) onto Goldhofer type trailers and to prepare them for transport. The aim of the training is to facilitate easier and faster transportation of APCs by road to designated areas in case of their deployment outside KFOR Area Of Operations (AOO).

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KC-135 Stratotanker on Emergency Training

14:21 June 19, 2024

Similarly to last year, an American KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling tanker aircraft recently landed at the HDF 47th Airbase to simulate a possible emergency with the participation of American and Hungarian military personnel.

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Hungary is Committed to Strengthening European Defence Capabilities

12:02 June 19, 2024

The European Union must become a credible defence actor and Hungary is committed to supporting the creation of these defence capabilities, declared Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky following his discussion with German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius in Berlin.

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The Sahel is Especially Important to Hungary

13:51 June 18, 2024

MoD Deputy State Secretary for Defence Policy László Hajnik received the Mauritanian-born Hamadi Meimou, High Representative of the Coalition for the Sahel in the Balaton Street building of the Ministry of Defence on 11 June.

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“Kelly’s Heroes”

13:00 June 18, 2024

It is safe to say that the task system of the Hungarian KFOR Tactical Reserve Battalion (KTRBN) comprises the widest spectrum in KFOR’s area of operations. The troops of the battalion must be ready to tackle challenges posed by peacekeeping operations such as Crowd and Riot Control (CRC), as well as for the demonstration of “classical” military capabilities.


Special Operations Forces in Africa

18:53 June 17, 2024

Special Operations Forces (SOF) soldiers and police forces from nearly thirty countries – including observers of the Hungarian special operations forces – recently gathered in Ghana and Ivory Coast at the Flintlock multinational exercise organized by the U.S. Special Operations Command Africa.

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Command post and tactical exercise in Türkiye

14:15 June 17, 2024

The EFES-24 is one of the major international military exercises conducted in Türkiye. This year, the exercise took place with the participation of 49 countries, involving some 11,000 military personnel. At the invitation of the Turkish side, the Hungarian special forces participated in the exercise for the first time.


Hungary is a committed, loyal and esteemed ally

14:10 June 17, 2024

At the Meetings of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels, it was reasserted that Hungary will be left out of the role undertaken by the organization in Ukraine – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in a video uploaded to his Facebook page. He emphasized that “Hungary continues to be a committed, loyal and esteemed ally of NATO”.


15,000 Hours Flown!

11:46 June 14, 2024

The Airbus helicopter fleet bought as part of the National Defence and Armed Forces Development Program has flown 15,000 hours. Thomas Hein, Head of Europe Region, Airbus Helicopters, awarded the joint achievement of the H145M and the already arrived H225M helicopters with a commemorative plaque at the ILA Berlin Air Show International Aerospace Exhibition.