In 2013, Hungary’s net ODA amounted to USD 120 million, representing a decrease of 2% in real terms over 2012 (although in nominal terms Hungary’s net ODA slightly increased). The ratio of ODA as a share of GNI remained stable at 0.10%. Multilateral ODA accounted for 76% of Hungary’s total ODA.
The International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Strategy of Hungary for the period 2014-20 was approved by the Hungarian government in March 2014. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the key institution responsible for planning, implementing and co-ordinating Hungary’s development co-operation.
In 2012, Hungary provided its bilateral development co-operation mostly to Ukraine, Serbia, Afghanistan, India and China. The main sectors of Hungary’s bilateral development co‑operation are political and economic transformation, good governance, education, migration, health, agriculture and water management. Hungary provides its bilateral development co-operation in the form of small‑scale technical co‑operation projects, scholarships and aid to refugees.
Hungary provided its multilateral ODA primarily through the European Union (accounting for 82% of multilateral ODA in 2012) as well as through the United Nations and the World Bank Group.
Hungary has been a member of the OECD since 1996 and is an observer to the Development Assistance Committee (DAC). In 2013, Hungary participated in the DAC Senior-Level Meeting, a meeting of the DAC Working Party on Development Finance Statistics and a seminar at the OECD on DAC statistical reporting.
Development finance reporting of countries beyond the DAC
Promoting dialogue beyond the DAC: DAC Global Relations Strategy
Strengthening management of development co-operation
Seminars on development finance statistics
DAC Global Relations