About Us

The Youth Atlantic Treaty Association of Hungary (YATA Hungary) was established as an integrated part of the Hungarian Atlantic Council in 1995. YATA Hungary is a member of the community of the Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (YATA). The main aim of YATA Hungary is to spread the transatlantic values among the Hungarian youth.

From the very beginning, our goal was to help deepen Hungary’s European integration through the transmission of traditional European values, as well as to initiate a progressive Hungarian role in the region and in the Euro-Atlantic Community. To this end, YATA Hungary members has been organising and participating in several international programs that have contributed to YATA Hungary’s extensive international network. We are committed to providing further opportunities for our members at the domestic and international level, where the participants could gain professional experiences and could build international relations.

YATA Hungary members place great emphasis on learning about the ideological, historical, organisational, cultural, economic and political, or even military aspects of Euro-Atlantic integration, in order to build the pillars of our activities on a solid, which are:

Lilla Doucha<br><role>President of YATA Hungary, Executive VP of YATA International </role>

Lilla Doucha
President of YATA Hungary, Executive VP of YATA International

Laura is an international security and defense policy officer. Currently, she’s studying at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Her main field of research is the military policy of the Russian Federation and international arms control regimes. She is a member of the Hungarian Military ...
Email cím: president@yata.hu

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Norbert Szépvölgyi<br><role>Vice President of YATA Hungary</role>

Norbert Szépvölgyi
Vice President of YATA Hungary

Norbert Szépvölgyi graduated as an international relations expert at Károli Gáspár Calvinist University faculty of law. Currently, he is enrolled in an English International relations MA program at the Corvinus ...

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Márk Joszipovics Fodor<br><role>Vice President of YATA Hungary</role>

Márk Joszipovics Fodor
Vice President of YATA Hungary

Security and defence policy specialist at the Hungarian MoD and PhD student at the University of Public Service, with a geographical focus on the Middle East, researching the security architecture of Israel. Vice President of YATA Hungary for public diplomacy and communication sincs 2022.

Felix A. Debrenti<br><role>Vice President of the Hungarian Atlantic Council, former president of YATA Hungary & VP of YATA Int.</role>

Felix A. Debrenti
Vice President of the Hungarian Atlantic Council, former president of YATA Hungary & VP of YATA Int.

After graduating in International Relations BA at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, he started his MA studies in Management and Leadership at the Institute of Business Economics of ELTE ...

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István Bodnár<br><role>Former Vice President of YATA Hungary</role>

István Bodnár
Former Vice President of YATA Hungary

Concerning the military, he studies both technical and social sciences. In the former, as a chartered electrical engineer, he is researching at the Doctoral School of Military Engineering ...

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