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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
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Discussion on the further development of Egyptian–Hungarian relations

09:14 February 23, 2024

On 20 February, in the Ministry of Defence, MoD State Secretary for Defence Policy, Force Development and Defence Industry Dr. Zsolt Kutnyánszky received Mohamed Ibrahim El Shinawy, Egypt’s ambassador accredited to Budapest.

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Elite patrols preparing for Ohio

15:27 February 22, 2024

“Nobody should think it will be easy. At the same time, you are well-trained and young, so any of you can reach the competition level with a little resolve” – this was how Chief Warrant Officer Attila Majzák – Command Sergeant Major, HDF 4th Territorial Defence Regiment – welcomed the participants of the domestic qualification event of the American Best Warrior Competition. The Hungarian delegation will travel to Ohio to outperform last year’s successful participation in late March.


Meeting of Chiefs of Defence in Qatar

14:49 February 22, 2024

General Dr. Gábor Böröndi, Chief of HDF General Staff recently paid a three-day visit to Qatar at the invitation of Lieutenant General Salem bin Hamad bin Mohammed bin Aqeel Al Nabit, Chief of Staff, Qatar Armed Forces. The aim of the bilateral meeting with the participation of professional delegations was to explore the fields of potential military cooperation between the two countries.


Many-sided Hungarian–Polish cooperation

14:45 February 22, 2024

On 21 February, the ministries of defence of Hungary and Poland signed a bilateral military cooperation plan in Budapest. The document was signed on the part of Hungary by Colonel Albert Gróf, Head of MoD Department for International Cooperation, while on the part of Poland by Colonel Mnitowski Sławomir, the military, air and defence attaché of the Republic of Poland.


Outstanding Hungarian performance in the conflict zone

13:17 February 21, 2024

Before completing their tour of duty abroad, the Hungarian and Polish soldiers serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) received their peacekeeping medals in the framework of a medal parade ceremony.


CISM Day Run in Camp Butmir

12:15 February 21, 2024

The CISM International Day of Military Sports was celebrated in Camp Butmir All participants were welcomed by COM EUFOR Major General László Sticz, who also started the run. Hundreds of personnel from EUFOR and NATO walked or ran the route.


The development of the Hungarian armed forces is indispensable

12:12 February 19, 2024

“The Hungarian Defence Forces must be brought into such a condition that the country can defend itself if needed – therefore, “we cannot shun, we cannot duck out of the development of the armed forces”, stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky in Budapest on 16 February.


Hungarian Defence Forces to provide training to help demining in Ukraine

12:02 February 16, 2024

On the margins of the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on 15 February, twenty countries of the organization – among them, Hungary – signed a letter of intent on the establishment of a Mine Action Coalition – announced Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky on his social media page.

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As a committed NATO member, Hungary continues developing its armed forces

11:28 February 16, 2024

NATO is made up of national forces, and that is why every member state has to develop its own forces; being committed to its NATO membership, Hungary is doing so indeed – stated Defence Minister Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky after the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence in Brussels on 15 February.


French connection

11:40 February 15, 2024

Lieutenant Thibault Lemaire has arrived from the École Militaire Interarmes of the French Armed Forces for a field exercise to the HDF 30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, where the already-serving non-commissioned officers and enlisted soldiers are trained to become officers.