August 2, 2016
CEU Department of International Relations alumna Ketevan Tsikhelashvili ('00) is Georgia's new state minister for reconciliation and civil equality. http://agenda.ge/news/62942/eng
August 1, 2016
Librado Orozco Zapata, who earned a Master of International Relations and European Studies at CEU in 2002, has been appointed Deputy Minister for Defense Policy in Peru. http://www.andina.com.pe/agencia/noticia-designan-a-nuevos-viceministros-del-ministerio-defensa-623707.aspx
October 6, 2015
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed Marion Smith (IRES'09), executive director of the Victims of Communism (VOC) Memorial Foundation, a U.S.-based non-profit educational organization. The interview explores the similarities between VOC and the Hungarian House of Terror Museum, the Hungarian government’s support towards the establishment of the foundation, and Smith’s views regarding current Hungarian politics.
March 23, 2015
CEU alumna Rasa Ostrauskaite (IRES ’01 MA, ’07 PhD), deputy director of the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Centre in Vienna, held a lecture titled “The Role of the OSCE in Conflict Prevention and Management: New Challenges?” at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan March 3.
December 1, 2014
CEU alumna Bermet Tursunkulova (IRES ’99) has been appointed Deputy Minister of Education and Science for the Kyrgyz Republic. Appointed on October 27, 2014 by order of Prime Minister Joomart Otorbaev, Bermet will now oversee issues related to higher education in Kyrgyzstan.