26/03/2013 | Musab Younis, Research Officer in the Globalisation team at the Institute of Development Studies (UK) made an interview with Balázs Szent-Iványi about the V4 countries on the Globalisation and Development blog. [read more]
08/03/2013 | On March 4, 2013 the Hungarian Parliament adopted the proposal of the Hungarian Committee on Foreign Affairs in order to set up an International Development Framework Strategy until June 30, 2013. The Committee proposes to draft midterm goals in the field of international development according to the country’s membership of the OECD and the European Union, considering the possibilities of donor coordination specifically with the Visegrad4 countries. [read more]
29/11/2012 | Principles versus Reality – Partnership in the early stages of 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy While European Union member states are trying to agree on the next seven-year budget, Central European NGOs already warn that the purposes and aims of the use of EU funds are just as important. In order to make sure that the Cohesion Policy funds of the Union serve sustainable development, the consideration of a wide range of aspects is inevitable; this requires the cooperation of decision-makers and all stakeholders from the early stages of programming. However, no wide-scale agreement on the need for partnership helps if practice is different – as a recent study shows. [read more]
10/10/2012 | A new deal that will boost cooperation and dialogue and will help to share information and best practice between the European Union (EU) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has been signed between the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton, and the Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs. [read more]
13/09/2012 | HAND staff participated the advocacy workshop in Prague arranged by FoRS, Czech NGDO Platform. [read more]
27/06/2012 | The seventh CONCORD AidWatch report “Aid We Can: Invest more in global development” published on the updated aidwatch website. [read more]
26/06/2012 | "The learning we want": CONCORD/Civicus round table on education at the Rio+20 People's Summit- June 18 2012 [read more]
14/02/2012 | On the 7th of February, 2012, the newly elected president of the Hand Association paid a visit to the Hungarian Foreign Ministy's Department of International Development and Humanitarian Aid. Subjects discussed included African and international development strategies, as well as Hand's plans for reorganization renewal of it's internal restructuring.