The government has clear positions on the issues that sparked heated public debates over the past few months but seeks strong backing from society to represent them in the international arena and at home, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday commenting on an upcoming “national consultation” survey. Gergely Gulyas cited the examples of compensation payments to Roma in Gyongyospata, a procedure … Continue reading Govt to start new national consultation
Justice Minister Judit Varga has called for the implementation of a “Christian conservative climate policy”, in an article published by Brussels-based news outlet Politico on Monday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in a video posted on his Facebook page on Friday, declared his talks at the European Union summit in Brussels a success, saying that there was now a chance to ensure that poorer EU countries and citizens would not be made to bear the costs of fighting climate change.
The opposition parties criticised the ruling alliance for not having any representatives at a special session of parliament dedicated to climate protection on Wednesday and called on the government and ruling Fidesz-KDNP to participate in joint efforts. Continue reading “Opposition calls on govt for joint action on climate protection”
Prime Minister’s Office chief Gergely Gulyas, at a regular press briefing on Thursday, underlined the importance of electing new European Union leaders as quickly as possible, adding that getting the right people into the top jobs was more important than rushing appointments.
President Janos Ader held consultations with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on implementation of the Paris climate accord on Tuesday, before the opening of the One Planet Summit. Continue reading “Ader and Macron agree on Paris Agreement”
French President Emmanuel Macron has replied in a letter to Hungarian counterpart Janos Ader thanking him for his proposals on fighting climate change and welcoming his dedication to the issue. Continue reading “President Ader to attend climate summit”
At a meeting of state leaders on climate change, President Janos Ader said late on Tuesday that regional and municipal cooperation in curbing greenhouse gas emissions should be expanded. Continue reading “President Ader calls for broadening cities initiative to fight climate change”
Hungarian President Janos Ader discussed ocean pollution, overfishing and Sweden’s commitments to fighting climate change made at the 2015 Paris climate summit with Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf in Stockholm on Tuesday. Continue reading “Hungarian President Ader: Hungary could learn from Sweden”