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Local businesses avail themselves of the Job Protection Scheme in increasingly large numbers

Prime Minister’s Office, October 13, 2014 12:33 PM

The Job Protection Scheme launched last January now assists the employment of more than 890,000 people and has reduced the financial burdens of employers by HUF 205 billion, Government Spokesperson Éva Kurucz announced.

Pécs to invest EUR 6.8 million in green energy

Prime Minister’s Office, October 9, 2014 2:35 PM

As part of a two-billion-forint project, a biogas plant has been built in the city of Pécs. The project uses the sewage generated at the city’s sewerage plant for the production of energy.

The Government welcomes that Tibor Navracsics was found suitable as EU Commissioner

Prime Minister’s Office, October 7, 2014 4:21 PM

The Government welcomes that the European Parliament’s education and culture committee found Tibor Navracsics suitable for the role of member of the European Commission.

Aid worth HUF 1.8 billion provided as part of the “Provisions” scholarship programme

Prime Minister’s Office, October 7, 2014 4:13 PM

The Government supports the studies of some 11 thousand students with aid worth HUF 1.8 billion (EUR 6 million) within the framework of the secondary school and school-leaving examination sub-programme of the “Provisions” (Hungarian: “Útravaló”) scholarship and mentor programme, which aims at promoting the equal opportunities and successful educational advancement of disadvantaged young people.

The Hungarian model is functioning well – IMF significantly improves forecast for Hungary’s economic growth

Prime Minister’s Office, October 7, 2014 4:06 PM

The International Monetary Fund has raised its economic growth forecast for Hungary to an unprecedented extent in its annual World Economic Outlook report. It is now acknowledged by the organisation that the Hungarian economy is likely to grow by nearly 3 percent, while only 2 percent growth was estimated in April. The IMF has also revised its outlook for next year.

Hungary is one of the biggest winners of the next development cycle

Prime Minister’s Office, September 26, 2014 11:22 AM

Nine calls will be published at the beginning of October with a total allocation of HUF 120 billion (EUR 387 million) from EU development funds made available for the multi-annual planning period between 2014-2020, Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy State Secretary for Development Policy Communication at the Prime Minister’s Office announced at the Government Spokesperson’s press conference held on Thursday.

The Government puts its weight behind Hungarian enterprises

Prime Minister’s Office, September 23, 2014 4:21 PM

Having highly skilled workers, as well as individuals that have completed a vocational school or high school that thrive and earn a decent living, as well as backing Hungarian companies and businesses is in the Government's interest - said Minister of the Prime Minister's Office János Lázár on Friday at the inauguration of the two new production halls of Váll-Ker Ltd. which took place in Makó, southern Hungary.

Nomination of Tibor Navracsics for commissioner serves the future

Prime Minister’s Office, September 10, 2014 5:04 PM

Youth, education and culture are of strategic importance for Europe’s future. The portfolios intended for the new Hungarian commissioner by Jean-Claude Juncker are about the future, the Government therefore considers the nomination of Tibor Navracsics for this position to be a remarkable success.

Cooperation with Jewish organisations on House of Fates project

Prime Minister’s Office, September 9, 2014 5:07 PM

It is with support from Hungarian Jewish organisations and help from the international Jewish community that the Government wants to put together the professional programme of the House of Fates, a memorial centre for child victims of the Holocaust – Minister in charge of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár said on Tuesday, after the Jewish Community Roundtable’s over-4-hour meeting, where eight subjects were discussed.

Norway Grants in Hungary

Prime Minister’s Office, September 9, 2014 4:15 PM

The EEA and Norway Grants are the financial contribution of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein to support the development of certain EU Member States. Hungary has been a recipient since 2004.