As a result of the press briefing held at CEU on March 13, 2013, CPS’s research on international development has been referenced in a number of media outlets, among which HVG.hu, Origo.hu and Népszabadság.
Although some still define Hungary as a country in transition, its membership in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the EU oblige that it give a percentage of its gross national income (GNI) to underdeveloped countries to assist with health initiatives, poverty reduction, and improving education. Even with a near 11 percent unemployment rate and a struggling economy, Hungary is still one of the 50 richest countries in the world, based on gross national product (GDP) per capita.
The Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU (RESL.eu) research project was launched with the participation of the Center for Policy Studies. The project aims to provide insights into the mechanisms and processes that influence a student’s decision to leave school or training early; as well as into the decision of school leavers to enroll in alternative learning arena’s unrelated to a regular school.
The Marie Curie Road Show aims at encouraging European researchers to move within different high quality host institutions in Europe by making them mobile via Marie Curie Individual Actions 2013 calls.
On March 13th, 2013, CPS organized a press briefing with the aim of sharing the findings of the research carried out in the past year in the project entitled: Official Development Assistance (ODA) in the New Member States: Trade Regimes, the Private Sector and the Civil Society as Development Actors.