Council of Europe

26/02/2024

CoE calls on Hungary to improve assistance to human trafficking victims

CoE: Most identified victims were women and minors with sexual exploitation remaining the main form of exploitation
21/01/2024

The European Parliament moving towards extremism?

The European Parliament has moved "towards extremism, transgressing the most fundamental democratic rules, Balázs Hidvéghi said #EuropeanParliament #elections2024 #EPelections
27/11/2023

Mijatovic calls on Hungary parliament to reject sovereignty package

"The bill, if adopted, posed a significant risk to human rights" - Dunja Mijatovic
23/11/2023

No sight of EU money and Hungary’s veto right could be abolished

The abolition of consensual decision-making would prevent Hungary from vetoing EU majority decisions on any issue. #Fidesz #Hungariangovernment #EuropeanUnio
21/11/2023

We show you the areas with the worst drinking water supply in Hungary

The drinking water quality was poor in 1,076 locations, a 34% incidence. #wateer #drink #survey #health
21/11/2023

Hungary to host CoE’s Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum

Hungary will host the Council of Europe's Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum
15/11/2023

Hungarian minister calls for ‘strategic debate’ on EU policy on Ukraine

János Bóka welcomed the EC decision to offer a candidate status to Georgia, and said the Georgian government had done much to fulfil all requirements. #EU #Ukraine #EuropeanCouncil
14/11/2023

Hungarian government attacks EU where it hurts most

The European Parliament and EU Council negotiators have finalised the 2024 budget, but the Hungarian government is trying to block it. #Hungariangovernment #EU #EuropeanCouncil
26/10/2023

Hungarian MEP: EP plan to change treaties would ‘destroy’ members’ sovereignty

The EU should seek common responses to shared challenges rather than "remove members' sovereignty and steer European integration towards centralisation," Kinga Gál said. #EuropeanUnion #Europe #EuropeanParliament
19/10/2023

MEP Gál marks 1956 anniversary in Strasbourg

"We must remember the events of 1956 to see what freedom means for us and why we have to fight for it again and again," Kinga Gál said. #Europe #Europe
26/09/2023

Govt ‘protecting car industry’ with backing for EURO7 regulations

Seven EU member states -- Czechia, Slovakia, France, Italy, Romania, Poland and Bulgaria -- proposed a compromise on a European Council plan to tighten EURO6 rules... #Hungariangovernment #EuropeanCouncil
22/09/2023

Council of Europe will baulk Hungary to push back asylum seekers to Serbia?

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has called on the Hungarian authorities to submit an action plan by June next year. #migration #asylum #government
14/09/2023

Hungarian government to ensure funding for universities to participate in European research programmes

It said that the government set up this year a  HUF 5 billion (EUR 13m) fund dubbed Önero Alap to directly support EU research programmes which it could later increase.... #HungarianGovernment
08/09/2023

Hungary supports strengthening OSCE role in peace making

"That is why we consider it unacceptable that the president of the European Council wants to postpone the date of admitting new members until 2030," Péter Szijjártó said. #NATO #PéterSzijjártó
03/08/2023

Roma Holocaust Memorial Day marked in Budapest

The Council of Europe declared August 2 Roma Holocaust Memorial Day in 1972..... #Budapest #Europe
13/07/2023

Hungarian opposition: adoption of EU’s Nature Restoration Law ‘huge green success’

Jávor said the regulation was a cornerstone of the European Green Deal, and of key importance to preserving natural habitats and biodiversity.... #DailyNewsHungary #Hungary #Párbeszéd
06/07/2023

Hungarian government calls for answers on EU spending

Gergely Gulyás rules out family benefit cuts, scrapping utility price caps.... #DailyNewsHungary #Hungary #Hungariangovernment
09/06/2023

Council of Europe: Hungary needs to prevent corruption in government and law enforcement

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), in a report published today, calls for determined measures to prevent corruption in Hungary. #hungary #dailynewshungary #councilofeurope #corruption
01/06/2023

Fidesz MEP slams EP resolution on concerns over Hungary

Hidvéghi said: "is a gross violation of the effective EU treaties, which proves that if there is a rule of law and corruption problem, it is here in Brussels, and not in Budapest". #DailyNewsHungary #Hungary #EuropeanUnion #Fidesz
01/06/2023

EP votes Hungary unsuitable for the rotating presidency

The EP also expressed concern over frozen EU funds and the delay in the relevant reforms.... #DailyNewsHungary #Hungary