The Azerbaijani-Hungarian Youth Union (AHYU) organized the 3-day event “Integration of Azerbaijani people living in Hungary into the community” for Azerbaijanis living in different parts of Hungary (mainly Budapest, Debrecen, Szeged, Pécs, Dunaújváros, Miskolc and Gödöllő). The event was organized in 4 different locations across Budapest in June 1-3 and total more than 60 participants directly benefited from this event.
The opening ceremony was held in Gellért Hotel, Vilayat Guliyev, Azerbaijani ambassador in Hungary, Ibrahim Safarli, the Chairman of AHYU greeted participants who are mainly students, young businessmen or employees in big multinational companies. Orsolya Bogdán and László Róbel, the Head of the Unit for Special Cases from the Immigration and Asylum Office made a joint presentation regarding different residence permit types and application processes. Later Barbara Ürögdi, Mo Shaban and Dorka Szabó, the immigration consultants from Helpers elaborated about the specific residence permit options for non-EU citizens in Hungary and answered the questions raised by the participants.
During the second part of the first day, the participants visited the Regional Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent where Simon Missiri, Regional Director and Elkhan Rahimov, the Deputy Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia delivered inspiring speeches to encourage the participants to pursue their career in different international organizations.
The next session was about the taxation policy in Hungary, general taxation principles and rules – it was presented by the experienced tax advisor and accountant Katalin Ragó.
The second day of the event started with the presentation by lawyer Ágnes Gohér who gave a comprehensive overview on how to set up private business or NGO in Hungary. Following her session, Alexandra Béni from Daily News Hungary shared information about the most read Hungarian media resource in English, also gave information about the volunteering opportunities in this media.
The Chairman of the Subjective Values Foundation, Marcell Lőrincz explained the opportunities and projects in NGO sector for non-EU citizens in Hungary which can help Azerbaijanis to get engaged in civil sector. The board members of AHYU and active organizers of this event also hosted a separate session to hear the feedbacks and suggestions of the participants on how to improve their lives and integration in Hungary.
The third day of the event started in the exhibition hall of E-mobi where Kristof Török gave an extensive overview for electro mobility projects in Hungary, and then the participants checked the simulators and VR facilities.
The second part of this day was held in the Azerbaijani embassy in Budapest where Hungarian job market, employment opportunities as well as successful CV and interview tips were shared by Yusif Aghayev and Emin Guluyev, experienced young professionals in this field.
Featured image, photos: AHYU
Source: Azerbaijani-Hungarian Youth Union
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