The Hungarian National Assembly has always been committed to developing the parliamentary dimension of the Visegrád Cooperation established in 1991. Parliamentary relations have been regular since the 1998 meeting of the chairmen of Foreign Affairs and Defence Committees of the Visegrád Group countries, and consultations between the Speakers of Parliaments have been common since the 2003 Budapest meeting of the Speakers.
Polish Presidency 1.7.2020 - 30.6.2021
At the initiative of Tomasz Latos, the Chair of the Health Committee of the Polish Szejm, V4 parliamentary committees dealing with health-related issues held a video conference on 18 May 2021.
A videoconference of the Committees on Agriculture and Rural Development of the Parliaments of the Visegrád Group was held on 14 May 2021 by the Polish Presidency of the Visegrád Cooperation in office from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021, by the invitation of Robert Telus, the Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the Polish Sejm. At the virtual meeting, each parliamentary delegation was headed by the respective Committee Chair with the exception of the Czech Chamber of Deputies, represented by the Vice-Chair of its Committee.
At the initiative of Wiesław Szczepański, the Chair of the Committee on Administration and Home Affairs in the Polish Sejm, a videoconference was held for the Committees on Administration and Home Affairs of the Parliaments of Visegrád countries on 13 May 2021. There were two items on the meeting’s agenda: border security in relation to the expected increase in the number of refugees and terrorist threats in Central and Eastern Europe, with a focus on phenomena observed in Visegrád countries.
The Speakers of Parliament of Poland, which is currently holding the presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4), namely Elżbieta Witek, Marshal of the Polish Sejm, and Tomasz Grodzki, Marshal of the Polish Senate, hosted the Speakers of V4 Parliaments in Topacz Castle near Wrocław on 11 June 2021.
At the initiative of the Speakers of Parliament of Poland, which is currently holding the presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4), Speakers of the V4 Parliaments held an online meeting on 21 April 2021.
The meeting Speakers of the Visegrad Group (V4) was held online on 12 January 2021, in the framework of the Polish Presidency of the Visegrad Group upon the invitation of Elżbieta Witek, Marshal of the Polish Sejm and Tomasz Grodzki, Marshal of the Polish Senate.