IPRA and the Hungarian PR Association sign co-operation agreement


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IPRA, the International Public Relations Association, has signed a co-operation with the Hungarian PR Association (Magyar PR Szövetség). Under the Agreement, inter alia, the two organisations will exchange materials and know-how to help with the development of the PR profession such as IPRA’s Thought Leadership essays.

 

"We are excited to be able to announce our newest partnership with IPRA. Our aim is to provide access to international knowledge and network and share best practice to our members. IPRA and its Golden World Award is well respected in Hungary and we are thrilled this agreement to be signed and very much look forward to future co-operation," said Andras Sztaniszlav, Vice-President, International Relations, Hungarian PR Association.

 

This is the third of a new set of co-operation agreements with national PR groups around the world,” explains IPRA President Bart de Vries. “Under these we hope to provide help where it is needed and also to expand IPRA’s Golden World Awards programme to new areas of PR practice.”



 

Background to IPRA

IPRA, the International Public Relations Association, is the leading global network for Public Relations professionals. Membership is individual not corporate. It aims to further the development of open communication and the ethical practice of public relations. IPRA fulfils this aim through networking opportunities, its code of conduct and intellectual leadership of the profession. IPRA is the organiser of the annual Golden World Awards for excellence – PR's global awards scheme.  With 60 years of experience, IPRA, recognised by the United Nations, is now present throughout the world wherever public relations are practised. IPRA welcomes all those within the profession who share its aim and who wish to be part of the IPRA worldwide fellowship. For more information please visit: www.ipra.org  



Background to the Hungarian PR Association

HuPRA, the Hungarian PR Association (MPRSZ in Hungarian) is the leading membership body for Public Relations practitioners. It represents individual professionals, agencies and corporate communications teams. The association celebrated its 25th birthday in 2016. Three chapters (Employer Branding, CSR, Crisis Communications) provide networking opportunities, awards and publications specifically focusing on those practice areas. HuPRA organises a couple of trade conferences for different target audiences. HuPRA is a full member of ICCO (and active in the European Chapter) and has a strategic agreement with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in the UK, and the International Public Relations Association (IPRA). For more information please visit: www.mprsz.hu

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