The Debrecen member of the contact point bureau network organised at county level has opened its gates. The bureau established as a result of the institution building under the new generation plus programme was inaugurated by dr. Péter Mihalovics, ministerial commissioner in charge of the future of the new generation programme, János Halász, minister of state for culture, and Béla Somogyi, deputy mayor of Debrecen.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary welcomes the unanimous adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2127 (2013) dated December 5, authorizing the African Union to deploy a peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic, and giving consent to French military presence supporting the mission.
“The Roma clerk programme introduced in district proves to be successful, assisting with official administration issues since the summer at about 50% of the District Offices”, said the Minister of State for Territorial Public Administration of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice on Friday, at a press conference held in Budapest. Erika Szabó explained: in the summer about 95 Roma clerks started their work at the County District Offices and Budapest District Offices.
The Minister of Rural Development has proposed the formation of a quadrilateral conciliation working group made up of representatives of the relevant fields to help perform the preparations for the new Government Decree on the regulation of Lake Tisza water levels, at a roundtable discussion in Abádszalók on Friday.
Minister of National Development Zsuzsa Németh delivered an address at the inauguration ceremony of the first FLIRT multiple unit inaugurated within the framework of the modernisation of the Sopron-Szombathely-Szentgotthárd railway line in Sopron on 6 December 2013.
In Berlin, a Memorandum of Understanding on establishing a new project centre in Hungary was signed by the largest European applied research institution, the Germany-based Frauenhofer Institute for Open Communications (FOKUS), the Budapest University of Technology and Economics as well as representatives of the governments of the two countries.
At the beginning of December, the transitory winter scheme of the Government’s public work programme engaged one hundred thousand people in learning courses, which figure is expected to increase to 200 thousand on average until 31 March 2014, Minister of State for Employment Sándor Czomba said at a press conference in Budapest.
Hungary's government and people are deeply shaken by the death of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president. We express our sincere condolences to his family and the South African people, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a statement.
In order to succeed with EU initiatives, Member Sates also have to make the necessary steps, including structural reforms and economic modernisation, with a special focus on economic growth and job creation – experts concluded at a conference organised by the European Commission on 6 December in Budapest.