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April 26, 2021 9:19 AM

Hungary provides life-saving medical aid to the Republic of Lebanon to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

With a view to assisting our partners in the Middle East, in a show of international solidarity, Hungary provided 20 medical ventilators and 20 thousand protective masks to the Republic of Lebanon in order to contribute to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 22, 2021 11:31 AM

Overview of Hungary’s International Development Programme in the Republic of Uganda

A new document summarising Hungary's most significant international development cooperation programme to date in the Republic of Uganda has been published.

April 15, 2021 10:46 AM

Record increase in the amount of Hungary’s international development assistance

In 2020, Hungary substantially increased its Official Development Assistance (ODA), allocating 411.41 million dollars (126.71 billion Hungarian forints) to 550 international development projects in 110 countries. Hungary’s ODA in terms of gross national income (GNI) thus increased to 0.26%, marking an impressive growth

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.