The Office of the State Secretary for National Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office supports the march organised by the Szekler National Council on the occasion of the Szekler Freedom Day which seeks to draw attention to the importance of the autonomy of Szeklerland.
The greatest achievement of the Hungarian Chairmanship is that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) succeeded in ensuring that the EU’s new data protection regulation should not unduly restrict access to documents related to the Holocaust, Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office said on Wednesday in Brussels. Mr Takács supervised the work of IHRA’s Hungarian Chairmanship as a ministerial commissioner.
Hungary officially handed over the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) to Romania for the next 12 months on Tuesday. The ceremony was held in Berlin, at the headquarters of the Permanent Office of the international organisation.
The Government will discuss the closure of the reception centres situated near the southern border, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office and Member of Parliament for the region announced on Friday in Mártély, at the off-site meeting of the Hódmezővásárhely Municipal Board.
Greece is intervening in the lawsuit which Hungary instituted against the mandatory settlement quotas; Greece’s intervention is “anti-Hungary”, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference „Governmentinfo 41 – What does the Government do and why?” which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
We cannot allow the spread of ideals which are aimed at the extermination or persecution of ethnic or religious groups, Szabolcs Takács, the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) stressed in his speech delivered at the conference on the Roma Holocaust held on Wednesday in Budapest.
The Jewish community in Hungary is alive and strong; however, as regards the processing of the Holocaust, Hungary is only at the stage where the former West-Germany was in the seventies, Csaba Latorcai, Deputy State Secretary for Priority Social Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office said on Monday at the event of the Hungarian Embassy in Berlin held to present the portrait film I’m Not Gone – The Story of Gedeon Richter.
Árpád János Potápi, State Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office for National Policy described the reinforcement of young entrepreneurs in the Carpathian Basin as a national interest at a conference held in Bucharest.
Nándor Csepreghy believes that, with the amendment of the laws on referenda, it will be possible to prevent the recurrence of undignified incidents such as the one that occurred in the building of the National Election Office in Alkotmány utca on Tuesday.
The V4 engaged in ongoing consultations during the course of last week’s EU summit. There were no background agreements or compromises that broke the unity of the country group, Szabolcs Takács pointed out. The State Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office responsible for European affairs said on the programme Arena of the radio station InfoRádió: the V4 has become an important power centre in the EU.