The Hungarian government considers it an honour that UNESCO has agreed to act as chief patron of Hungary's Holocaust Remembrance Year in 2014, head of the Prime Minister's Office Janos Lazar told a press conference on Monday.
The Minister of State heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at an international conference in Budapest that the development of the new Hungarian state structure has been completed, so Hungary is now ready to open towards the Gulf States.
Prime Minister Orbán welcomes Hungarian troops returning from Afghanistan
Deputy State Secretary for International Communications Ferenc Kumin talked about measures the Government took to inform European leaders and the international press about the Fourth Amendment, prior to the vote in Parliament.
Ferenc Kumin, Deputy State Secretary for International Communications, today hosted a working lunch with a delegation from the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combating Anti-Semitism (ICCA), an organization bringing together Parliamentarians from around the world to lead the fight global against anti-Semitism. During their visit to Hungary, the delegation held talks with Hungarian government and party officials.
The Hungarian Government so far concluded four Strategic Partnership Agreements, with Coca Cola HBC, Richter Gedeon, Alcoa-Köfém and Daimler AG.
On 23 April Prime Minister Viktor Orbán took part in a workshop at the European Policy Centre in Brussels where he spoke about the general political and economic situation in Europe, and Hungary’s goals within that.
After meeting Jens Stoltenberg, Viktor Orbán said that the programme for the Hungarian presidency of the EU had won the approval of the Norwegian prime minister. Jens Stoltenberg said that he was very grateful that Viktor Orbán had been able to meet him just a few days after Hungary had assumed the revolving presidency of the European Union. The two premiers agreed that at the end of the six-month term they would evaluate together the results of the Hungarian presidency.
At the Jubilee International Rectors’ Conference at the University of Pécs, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke, among other things, of how we must confront an ever increasing number of environmental disasters as a result of the economic crisis. In his speech he went on to urge the leaders of education at the conference to consider ways in which education could help in dealing with the causes and effects of such catastrophic events.
Following his meeting with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán informed representatives of the press of the measures that Hungary would implement in order to keep to its budget deficit target of 3.8%.