Report on the Knight Investiture and PRO-DEO Conferring Ceremony 26 - 27 June 2004, Budapest / Hungary


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The Hungarian Chapter of the "Federation
of Autonomous Priories of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem,
Knights of Malta" organised a memorable and spectacular Knight Ceremony
on the 27th June 2004, in Budapest / Hungary at the Municipality City
Hall.


On this particular occasion numerous high-ranking leaders of large international
and national organisations from Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary,
Israel, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, and the USA were
conferred Knight of Malta or were advancing higher grade by His Beatitude
Dom Lorenzo O.S.B. - the Regent of the "Federation of Autonomous
Priories of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of
Malta", Patriarch and Primate Metropolitan of the American Orthodox
Catholic Church, Jurisdiction of New York.


At the beginning of the ceremony the present officials, Knights and
Dames commemorated the deceased Knights.


The following Postulants were conferred to Dame or Knight of
Malta during the ceremony


  • Colonel István BÁNÓ (Hungary)
  • Ambassador Gyula BRAUN (Hungary)
  • Dr. Tony BROWN (USA)
  • Dr. András CZAPÁRY - MARTINCSEVICS (Hungary)
  • Dr. Béla DANIELISZ (Hungary)
  • Dr. Joey DEMAIO (USA)
  • Mrs. Dace GRINBERGA (Latvia)
  • Mss. Zaneta JAUNZEME (Latvia)
  • Mr. Csaba KIRÁLY (Hungary)
  • Mr. Arthur KRAVCHENKO (Latvia)
  • Mr. Zahal LEVY (Romania - Israel)
  • Mr. Auvo NIINIKETO (Finland)
  • Mr. Frank PHILIPOOM (Netherlands)
  • Mr. Rojs PIZIKS (Latvia)
  • Mr. Vincenzo G. POZZESSERE (Italy)
  • Dr. Domenico SAMMARUCO (Italy)
  • Mrs. Ildikó SIKÓ (Hungary)
  • Dr. Attila TÓTH (Hungary)
  • Dr. Ferenc TÓTH (Hungary)
  • Mrs. Daila VIKSNE - PIZIKA (Latvia)
  • Mrs. Gisela Van de WALL - KOOMAN (Netherlands)

On the Knight Ceremony and during all official programs the following
high-ranking personalities supported and stood by the Regent of the Federation:


  • H.R.H. Prince Michael James Alexander STEWART Count of Albany (SCO)
    - Head of the Royal House of Stewart, President of the European Council
    of Princes, Patron and Protector of the Hungarian Imperial Order the
    Dragon
  • His Excellency Prof. José Manuel Costa Da Veiga COSMELLI (POR)
    - Prime Minister of the Knight Order, deputy of the Regent
  • His Excellency Prof. George POPPER (HUN) - Governor of the Knight
    Order, Grand Cross of Knight of Malta
  • His Excellency Dr. Giuseppe MORABITO (ITA) - Minister of the Order,
    Representative of PRO-DEO University
  • His Excellency Dr. Eric Van de WALL (NED) - Minister of the Order

After the conferring of the Postulants the following Dames and Knights
were advancing of Grade and received higher ranks:


  • Lady Chiara Rivetti Elek (Italy) DAMA GRAND CROSS
  • Sir István ELEK (Hungary - Canada) GRAND CROSS OF KNIGHT OF
    MALTA (GCKM)
  • Sir Constantin BUZATU (Romania) GRAND OFFICER OF KNIGHT OF MALTA
    (GOKM)
  • Lady Sofia MARSAL (Spain) DAMA COMMANDER
  • Lady Anna POPPER (Hungary) DAMA COMMANDER
  • Sir Eric Van de WALL (Netherlands) KNIGHT COMMANDER (KCM)
  • Sir Alexandr CACH (Czech Republic) KNIGHT COMMANDER (KCM)

Awards and Nominations of great significance


  • Dr. Béla BLASKÓ (HUN) - police major-general, Director
    of the Hungarian Police Academy was awarded "Cross of Merit" by
    the Regent of the Order.
  • Sir Levente GYENES, KCM (HUN) - International Coordinator of IBSSA
    for Europe, Mayor of the city Gyömro received the Nomination Certificate
    and Diploma as Commander and Chief Executive of the Femeraid Hungarian
    Unit as of February 18th 2004.
  • Sir Béla DANIELISZ (HUN) - President of Security Committee
    of the General Assembly of Budapest received the Nomination Certificate
    and Diploma as Pro-Deo Representative of the Faculty of High Arts and
    Sciences for the Mental and Physical Education of Pro-Deo University
    in Hungary as of February 18th 2004.
  • Sir Péter SULÁNYI (HUN) - Owner of an Interpreter -
    Translating Office, Vice President of Hungarian Protocol Club received
    a Certificate as Mention of Honour for his constant professional support
    to the Federation.
  • AVIS CANTRIX Children's Choir - Korösi Csoma Sándor Primary
    School - ÉRD / Hungary received a certificate as Recognition
    for their Performance.
  • Sir György KISS (HUN), colonel and Sir László CSEREKLEI
    (HUN), lieutenant general were elected and appointed by His Beatitude
    Dom Lorenzo O.S.B. for the duty of serving in The Honour Guard Corps
    of the Regent and were bounded with all the Obligations pertaining
    to said duty and were bestowed upon all the corresponding honours,
    rights and dignity.

One day previous to the Knight Investiture - on the 26th June 2004 - "Pro
Deo" University (seated in New York) organised a Doctoral Ceremony.
On this particular occasion numerous high-ranking leaders of large international
and national organisations and also some IBSSA members were conferred
Doctoral Degrees. The Ceremony took place at the Hungarian Police Academy
and started at 11.00 AM with the presence of the following officials


  • His Beatitude Dom Lorenzo O.S.B. – the Regent of the „Federation
    of Autonomous Priories of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem,
    Knights of Malta”
  • H.R.H. Prince Michael James Alexander STEWART Count of Albany (SCO)-
    Head of the Royal House of Stewart, President of the European Council
    of Princes, Patron and Protector of the Hungarian Imperial Order the
    Dragon
  • His Excellency Prof. José Manuel Costa Da Veiga COSMELLI (POR)
    - Prime Minister of the Knight Order, deputy of the Regent
  • His Excellency Prof. George POPPER (HUN) - Governor of the Knight
    Order, Grand Cross of Knight of Malta
  • His Excellency Dr. Giuseppe MORABITO (ITA) - Minister of the Order,
    Representative of PRO-DEO University
  • His Excellency Dr. Eric Van de WALL (NED) - Minister of the Order
  • Dr. Béla DANIELISZ (HUN) - Representative of Pro Deo University
    in Hungary
  • Dr. Ferenc TÓTH (HUN) - Dean of the Central European Crime
    Prevention Academy

His Beatitude Dom Lorenzo O.S.B. - Rector of PRO-DEO University - following
his brief speech, was handing over the Diplomas and was conferring the
following Candidates to Doctoral Degree in faculty of Security and Protection
Sciences:


  • Mr. Endre Róbert BALOGH (HUN) TERRORISM AND SECURITY
  • Mr. István CICERI (HUN) SECURITY OF TOWNS AND CITIES
  • Jr. László CSEREKLEI (HUN) INTRODUCTION OF Smart Cards,
    ROLE IN DATA SECURITY
  • Mr. Gábor CSIBA (HUN) INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL - SECURITY
  • Dr. András DOHÁNY (HUN) PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE OF THE
    HUNGARIAN NATIONAL GUARD
  • Mrs. Marianna S. DURDON (HUN) WOMEN IN PUBLIC LIFE
  • Mr. Sándor FÜRST (HUN) SECURITY OF ENDANGERED BUILDINGS
    AGAINST VIOLENT INCURSION
  • Dr. Eriks GRINBERGS (LAT) SECURITY SERVICE RULES OF LAW
  • Mr. Ede HORVÁTH (HUN) ESTABLISHMENT AND ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
    OF THE CIVIL GUARD
  • Mr. Róbert HORVÁTH (HUN) CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION
  • Mr. Ferenc HUBICSÁK (HUN) MODERN CLOSE PROTECTION
  • Dr. Gábor JUHÁSZ (HUN) ORGANISATIONAL AND LEGAL FRAMES
    OF COOP. OF SECURITY ORGS.
  • Mr. Attila KELÉNYI (HUN) ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY AT NUCLEAR
    POWER-HANDLING
  • Dr. Tamás KELÉNYI (HUN) ROLE OF HUN. CIVIL GUARD IN
    THE ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY FIELD
  • Mr. György NOSKA (HUN) SECURITY OF SHOPPING CENTRES
  • Mr. Tamás PELLA (HUN) EVENT SECURITY ON HIGH-LEVEL
  • Mr. József PINTÉR (HUN) SECURITY OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
  • Mr. László REINDL (HUN) SECURITY COHERENCES OF PRIVATISATION
    IN HUNGARY
  • Mr. László SZALAY (HUN) PROSPECTIVE RUN OF MONEY-MARKET
    DURING TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
  • Mr. Szabolcs SZEMEREI (HUN) SECURITY OF COMMERCIAL NETWORKS
  • Mr. Ákos SZILÁDY (HUN) ROLE OF HUNGARIAN CIVIL GUARD
    IN THE RESCUE OPERATIONS
  • Mrs. Katalin TOLNAI SZATMÁRI (HUN) SECURITY QUESTIONS OF JOINING
    THE EUROPEAN UNION

After the Conferring Ceremony an official reception took place at the
Police Academy. High-ranking leaders honoured the event, such as Dr.
Béla BLASKÓ (HUN) - Director of the Hungarian Police Academy.


 


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