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Staff Contacts

Scientific Director

Dr. Krasznai Márton Gazdaság- és Közpolitika Intézet / Összehasonlító és Intézményi Gazdaságtan Tanszék
címzetes e.docens, a Corvinus Közép-Ázsiai Kutatóközpont szakmai igazgatója
E épület, 212
Phone: +36 1 482 5404 • Ext: 5404






Currently: ScientificDirector, Corvinus Center for Central Asia Research

Department ofComparative and Institutional Economics, Corvinus University, Budapest


●       Planningand coordination of research on Central Asian economic, environmental,political and security issues


2004 – 2016 –Inter-Regional Adviser, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe


●       Coordinationof the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA)

●       SustainableDevelopment Goals

●       Comprehensivereform of SPECA (2005-2006)

●       Co-chairingthe Working Group on Legal and Institutional Strengthening of the InternationalFund for Saving the Aral Sea

●       Cooperationwith UN agencies, OSCE, the development community, civil society and theacademic community


2002 – 2003 – SeniorAdviser, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Hungary


●       Departmentfor Planning and Analysis


1998 – 2002 –Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre, OSCE


●       Advisingand supporting the Chairman-in-Office and the Secretary General

●       Planningand management of field operations (establishment of OSCE centers inKazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan, missions deployed or buildup on the Kosovo-Albanian border, Kosovo, Southern Serbia, Macedonia and theGeorgian-Chechen border)

●       Directingresearch on early warning, conflict transformation and peacebuilding


1997 – 1998 –Director General, Department of Security Policy and European Cooperation,

                        MFA Hungary


●       Coveringthe 5th Committee of the UN, OSCE and the Council of Europe  (security issues)

●       MTCRChairmanship

●       Implementationof CWC and BWC


1996-1997 – Personal Representative of theChairman in Office of the OSCE for the Agreement on Confidence and SecurityBuilding Measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina


●       Exchangeof military data, inspections, visits to military bases

●       Unarmedobservation flights


1995 – Chairman of the Permanent Council ofthe OSCE


●       Consultationsand decisions on Chechnya and on strengthening the OSCE Mission in Tajikistan

●       Negotiationsand decision on taking over protection of refugees on the Tajik-Afghan borderfrom UNHCR

●       Preparingand chairing the Prague Economic Forum

●       Startinga permanent consultative process with the Mediterranean and Asian Partners


1992 – 1996 – Head ofthe Hungarian Delegation to the OSCE


●       Preparingand supporting the Budapest Summit of the OSCE

●       Negotiationand adoption of the Political and Military Code of Conduct

●       Participationin OSCE Economic Forums

●       Conclusionof the Open Skies negotiations

●       Preparationof decisions on the membership of Central Asian countries in the OSCE


1990 – 1992 – DeputyDirector, Department of Security Policy, MFA Hungary


●       Preparationsto dissolve the Warsaw Pact (meeting of foreign and defence ministers inBudapest)

●       Negotiationson the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Hungary

●       Developmentof the first Security Policy Concept of Hungary

●       Chiefnegotiator of the Hungarian-Romanian Open Skies Agreement


1998 – 1990 – DeskOfficer, Department of Multilateral Organisations


●       ConventionalForces in Europe, CSBM and Open Skies negotiations


1980 – 1988 – AsiaDepartment, MFA Hungary


●       Political,economic and cultural relations with China

●       Postingin Beijing, third secretary, economic and cultural relations (1983-86)


Education:     1973 – 78 Moscow Institute of International Relations, Majors:Chinese language and history, international economic relations, internationallaw, international relations


                        1989UN Disarmament Fellowship: Legal and technical aspects of arms control


Languages:     Fluent in English and Russian, working knowledge of Chinese,French and German

Managing Director

Dr. Rosta Miklós Gazdaság- és Közpolitika Intézet / Összehasonlító és Intézményi Gazdaságtan Tanszék
Tanszékvezető, Egyetemi docens / Head of Department, Associate Professor
E épület, 216
Phone: +36 1 482 5157 • Ext: 5157


Horváth Diána Gazdaság- és Közpolitika Intézet / Összehasonlító és Intézményi Gazdaságtan Tanszék
Adminisztrátor / Administrator
E épület, 212
Phone: +36 1 482 5308 • Ext: 5308
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