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September 21, 2020 2:20 PM

Hungary’s International Development Cooperation Strategy (IDC2025): brochure available in both Hungarian and English

A brochure regarding Hungary’s International Development Cooperation Strategy for the period 2020-2025 (IDC2025) is now available in both English and Hungarian. IDC2025 seeks to further promote Hungary’s role in the international community and prizes the need to encourage economic partnerships as a means to achieving peace and development. Its fo-cus resides on promoting, inter alia, access to water and sanitation, healthcare, education, information technology goods and services, as well as sustainable agricultural production and consumption.

January 7, 2020 10:58 AM

Hungary’s international development programme in the Republic of Uganda

In 2019 Hungary launched a comprehensive, 16-million-euro development programme in the Republic of Uganda, the ultimate aim of which is to contribute to the long-lasting stability and economic prosperity of the country. The multi-faceted development programme is to be implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary and consists ultimately of five elements: water management, information technology, tourism, agriculture and e-governance. The programme shall be implemented in two phases, with a target end date of 2021.

September 20, 2019 2:09 PM

New publication: Hungary’s International Development Profile

The Department for International Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary has recently published Hungary’s new donor profile, a brochure highlighting the results and achievements of our international development cooperation activities in 2018.

March 8, 2019 4:47 PM

Hungary has launched a multi-sectorial development cooperation program in the Republic of Uganda

The Government of Hungary approved a decision to implement a multi-sectorial development cooperation programme in the Republic of Uganda. The ca. 16-million-euro programme will provide project-based support with the aim of encouraging the sustainable development of the Republic of Uganda, inter alia, by addressing root causes of migration. The programme shall be implemented through a series of invitations to tender.

January 30, 2019 4:48 PM

The Interministerial Committee on International Development Cooperation held its first meeting of the year

On 30 January 2019, a meeting of the International Development Cooperation (IDC) Interministerial Committee took place under the chairmanship of István Joó, Deputy State Secretary for Export Development.

January 26, 2019 4:38 PM

Hungarian development aid to Palestine

István Balogh, Political Director, Deputy State Secretary for Security Policy, on 26 January 2019 delivered Hungary’s most recent development aid to a school for children with special needs run by the Al-Khader charity organization in Bethlehem Governorate in Palestine.

January 17, 2019 4:37 PM

Hungary supports the provision of a mobile medical clinic in La Guajira, Colombia

On 17 January 2019, the Hungarian Embassy in Bogota officially handed over a letter certifying a grant by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary to deploy a mobile medical clinic, a project to be carried out with the assistance of civil partners and the Colombian government. The mobile clinic is to provide health care for Venezuelan refugees located in Columbia for 12 months.

December 16, 2018 4:23 PM

Hungary provides healthcare and nutritional support to the Venezuelan Hungarian diaspora

In order to mitigate the negative effects of the Venezuelan humanitarian crisis, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary provided support to the Venezuelan Hungarian Diaspora. The deteriorating Venezuelan economic situation in recent months has led to a shortage of food, along with a lack of medicines, resulting in an increasingly widespread malnutrition among the inhabitants.

November 28, 2018 4:27 PM

Hungary and Israel held a one-week-long water management training course for experts from the Balkans

Between 12-16 November 2018 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary and Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) jointly organised a water management seminar in Budapest. Fifteen Hungarian and one Israeli water management expert held a week-long training session for water experts from Albania, the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

October 4, 2018 4:23 PM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary provides humanitarian assistance to Indonesia

On 28 September 2018, a major earthquake shook Indonesia's Celebes island. As a result of the earthquakes, a tidal wave occurred, causing further devastation. The catastrophe resulted in thousands of casualties. The natural disaster caused major infrastructural damage to the city of Palu. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary provided assistance in the amount of 5 million HUF to Indonesia in an effort to alleviate the damage caused by the natural disaster.