Tag: Hungary

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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Change is coming to #Budapest and #Hungary say #Greens

Change is coming to #Budapest and #Hungary say #Greens

| October 14, 2019

The joint opposition candidate Gergely Karácsony has won Budapest’s mayoral election with over 50% of the vote, defeating the Fidesz-backed incumbent, István Tarlós. The opposition also will have a majority in the city council. And it has won 10 out of the 23 most populous cities of Hungary, an increase of eight since the previous […]

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EU takes action to stop #Hungary starving asylum seekers

EU takes action to stop #Hungary starving asylum seekers

| October 11, 2019

Hard to believe that a country like Hungary that itself experienced an exodus of over 200,000 citizens following the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 would treat those fleeing an ultra-violent conflict in such a callous and inhumane way. The EU has – through its laborious processes – found that Hungary’s approach is also contrary to European […]

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Improving policy instruments for better quality cycling projects – #EUCYCLE project kicks off in Hungary

Improving policy instruments for better quality cycling projects – #EUCYCLE project kicks off in Hungary

| September 20, 2019

The EU CYCLE Project kick-off meeting was held in Szombathely, Hungary, on 10-11 September. Five partners from different countries met to pave the way for a new and exciting Interreg Europe project that intends to boost wellbeing in Europe by improving the implementation of cycling policy instruments, enhancing cycling projects and sharing best practices to […]

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EU invests to improve road connection between #Hungary and #Slovakia

EU invests to improve road connection between #Hungary and #Slovakia

| September 12, 2019

The EU is investing €552.6 million to expand the M30 motorway and connect the city of Miskolc in Hungary and the town of Tornyosnémeti, at the border with Slovakia. This Cohesion Fund investment will allow traffic to move faster, improve road safety and reduce congestion. The project will bring closer to fruition the European transport network […]

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Commission registers a new traditional food speciality: #RögösTúró cheese from #Hungary

Commission registers a new traditional food speciality: #RögösTúró cheese from #Hungary

| August 2, 2019

Rögös túró (pictured), a typical Hungarian curd cheese, figures in the EU official register of guaranteed traditional specialities. This registration means it can now only be marketed if produced in line with the registered traditional production methods. The recognition helps strengthen the market position of its traditional Hungarian producers and offers consumers a guarantee of […]

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#RenewEurope to block Hungary’s Fidesz and Poland’s #PiS nominees

#RenewEurope to block Hungary’s Fidesz and Poland’s #PiS nominees

| July 9, 2019

At today’s (9 July) #RenewEurope (formerly ALDE) group meeting, members unanimously adopted a proposal to vote against candidates of the governing Fidesz (HU) and PiS (PL – Law and Justice Party) parties, in their bid to become Parliamentary Committee chairs and vice chairs. The previous parliament adopted resolutions both in the case of Poland and […]

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