Hungary continues to undertake a leading role in the fight against terrorism as under the Hungarian Chairmanship of the Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe, Hungary is coordinating not only the cooperation of Hungary and the European Union but also that of the Balkan countries, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér stressed.
The International Institute for Security and Cooperation (IISC) founded in Bulgaria, held a general assembly titled “Migration wave and migratory pressure in Europe” in Budapest. President of the general assembly Rumen Petkov stressed at the meeting that uniform legislation and a joint European data base was needed in order to manage the migration situation of Europe.
The meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum was held at the Ministry of Interior on 5-6 March 2015. The title of the event was Panel Meeting on Migration Data Management and Migration Trends.
Curbing illegal migration, terrorism and extremism cannot be regarded as the duty of certain countries, it is a common goal and joint steps need to be taken – Hungarian, Serbian and Austrian Ministers of Interior said at a joint press conference in Belgrade, following a trilateral meeting.
The European Police College (CEPOL) is the first EU institution to have its headquarters in Budapest, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said at the inauguration ceremony.
Further joint action needs to be taken to combat illegal migration and human trafficking – Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said on Friday in Budapest following a three-party meeting with his Austrian and Serbian counterparts.
The US-based extremist and nationalist international “white supremacy” organisation, the National Policy Institute (NPI), is organising a conference in the Hungarian capital together with Russian radical figures.
The fourth ISCD Information and Cyber Security conference organized by the Hungarian National Security Authority was held in Budapest on 8-9 September 2014.
The government spent HUF 179 billion (EUR 590 million) last year on public employment programmes; this year HUF 231 billion (EUR 770 million) is earmarked with an additional HUF 4,7 billion (EUR 15,7 million) – said Deputy State Secretary Imre Hoffman at an expo about public employment in Békéscsaba, southeast Hungary.
Twenty-five years ago Hungary opened the borders in Sopronpuszta and this was the last step to break with communism in Hungary and in Eastern Europe, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said in Austria at the joint Hungarian-Austrian day of police.