Áder Warns Against Overconsumption in Podcast

President János Áder discussed the problem of the overconsumption of clothing with journalist and style consultant Eszter Mengyán in his latest environmental Blue Planet podcast. The clothing industry is one of the most water-intensive and polluting sectors, the president said, adding that consumers could avoid unnecessary clothing purchases by buying quality or second-hand clothes. Also, […]

“Cooperation With Russia Will Help Hungary Be First to Relaunch Its Economy”

Pragmatic cooperation with Russia will help Hungary in its quest to be the first in the European Union to relaunch its economy, Péter Szijjártó, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, said at the INNOPROM Industrial Exhibition in Yekaterinburg. Russia, he said, had helped the country snap the third wave of the coronavirus epidemic.

Hungary Donates Motorcycle Helmets to Kenya in UN Road Safety Scheme

Hungary has donated motorcycle helmets to Kenya under the arrangements of the United Nations’ Road Safety scheme, the minister of innovation and technology said. László Palkovics said after the opening of the 2021 Safari Rally in Kenya that the idea to donate helmets had resulted from consultations in recent years with Jean Todt, president of […]

Áder: ‘Time Running Out for Sustainable Development’

Time is running out for turning global development into a sustainable direction, the Hungarian president said, opening an online forum of the UN’s Water and Climate Leaders Panel. János Áder is on the 15-member panel comprising incumbent and former heads of state and government, ministers as well as leaders of international civil organisations and multinational […]