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ACCEPT PLURALISM: Hungarian Country Synthesis Report

The ACCEPT PLURALISM project published 15 Country Synthesis Reports presenting the final empirical and theoretical findings of the project on each country, including Hungary with the title of 'New knowledge about Hungary' (Zsuzsanna Vidra, Jon Fox, Anikó Horváth).

New article published about CPS Official Development Assistance project

Mandiner article on the challenges and achievments of Hungarian international develoment work "Hungarian aid spendings are not wasted efforts"

The ACCEPT PLURALISM project created the Tolerance Indicators Toolkit

The ACCEPT PLURALISM project created a tool for assessing the levels of intolerance, tolerance and/or acceptance of cultural, ethnic and religious diversity in European societies. On the basis of the findings from the national case studies and the comparison among them, a set of qualitative tolerance indicators have been developed that seek to translate into assessment of Low / Medium / High the presence or absence of specific features in a country’s policies, practices and discourses.

Knowing when it is time to go: managing rural decline in Central and Eastern Europe

Andrew Cartwright has recently published an article on "Knowing when it is time to go: managing rural decline in Central and Eastern Europe" in the Pannon Management Review.

CPS research in the Hungarian media

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. 

Policy Snapshot: NEUJOBS, WALQING, WORKABLE, YOUNEX

The March issue of the FLASH-IT Policy Snapshot put the research focus on employment and features four relevant EU projects from the field including the NEUJOBS research project.

Examining Hungary as an International Development Actor

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.

Doctoral fellowship announcement: integration and international migration

Call for applications for doctoral students in the area of "Integration and international migration: pathways and integration policies"

Application deadline: April 15, 2013 (12 noon Brussels time)

Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU

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. 

ACCEPT PLURALISM: Hungarian Policy Brief on tolerance and diversity in political life

A Hungarian Country Specific Policy Brief on tolerance and diversity in political life was published within the ACCEPT PLURALISM project with the title of 'The Rise of the Extreme Right in Hungary and the Roma Question: The radicalization of media discourse' (Zsuzsanna Vidra, Jon Fox).