On Friday, at a conference organized by the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice and the Public Policy Research Institute as part of the Hungarian presidency of the Central European Initiative (CEI) – entitled ‘Crisis Management and Reform Policy in Central and Eastern Europe’ – Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics said that Brussels must see that the response to challenges faced by the region is of crucial importance to the whole European community.
In his opening lecture at the Pro Integratione 2013 conference on Friday, Foreign Minister János Martonyi declared that the system of European integration must be operated within a strict and well-defined legal framework, and if we confuse legal matters with political-ideological debates, then we endanger the operation of the entire system.
Transport infrastructure is the backbone of national economies.
The Conference on Sustainable Architecture, jointly organised by the Ministry of Rural Development, the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Interior was held in Budapest on 23 May 2013, attracting substantial interest. The high ranking leaders of the organising ministries and the Hungarian and foreign speakers active in this specialised area highlighted the importance of energy aspects related housing newly-built or to be reconstructed.
Administrative State Secretary Iván Bába opened the photo exhibit “International development cooperation – Fight against poverty” May 24, 2013. State Secretary Bába delivered the following remarks at the event organised in the main building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Foreign Minister János Martonyi has expressed his confidence regarding the European Commission’s decision next Wednesday on lifting the excessive deficit procedure (EDP) launched against Hungary in 2004.
"There are more than two million detached houses in Hungary, built mainly between 1945 and 1990, that are in need of energetic modernisation. Renovation work would partly be realised with the help of European Union funding", said the Ministry of Rural Development's Minister of State of Environmental Affairs Zoltán Illés at a press conference on Friday.
During his visit to Canada, Parliamentary State Secretary Zsolt Németh declared that issues concerning Hungarian Roma immigrants in Canada have been resolved thanks to continuous bilateral dialogue, thereby bypassing any reintroduction of visas for Hungarian visitors.
ZF Lenksysteme Hungary, a manufacturer of steering systems, has expanded its existing production facility in Eger within the framework of a development project costing over HUF 4bn, the company announced as the new site was opened in the city.
The search for Hungary’s most successful mountaineer of all time, Zsolt Erőss and his companion, Péter Kiss was stopped after the two disappeared at 8,000 metres while descending from Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world on the boundary between Nepal and India.