Who is István Íjgyártó?

István Íjgyártó

Minister of State for Cultural and Science Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

Minister of State Mr. István Íjgyártó has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary since 2000 in different positions, most recently as Deputy State Secretary. He served as Ambassador of Hungary to Romania from 2000 to 2004 and Ambassador to the Russian Federation and Uzbekistan from 2010 to 2014.

Mr. István Íjgyártó was born in Beregszász, Hungary on 26th December 1963 and studied at the Faculty of Philology at Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest. Prior to his diplomatic career he worked on several social and political research projects at the Demographic Research Center, Central European Institute and as Head of Department for Political Analysis at the Governmental Office of Hungarians Abroad.