The Hungarian Parliament promulgated Act XC of 2014 on International Development Cooperation and International Humanitarian Assistance on 14 December 2014. The Act, which entered into force on 1 July 2015, is considered a milestone in Hungary’s international development cooperation, as it was the first of such legislation regulating the field domestically.

On 28 February 2020, the Decree No. 5/2020 (II. 28.) on the forms of international development cooperation activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade was adopted. The primary aim of the Decree is to clarify the definitions and means of international development cooperation, in line with the relevant international guidelines and norms.

The act, as well as the decree, can be accessed via this website.