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Hungary

Pledge

Hungary’s pledge at the UNCHR Ministerial Meeting (8 December 2011)

The Hungarian Government had announced its decision to become a resettlement country in October 2010 and confirmed its commitment through a pledge submitted to the Ministerial Meeting organized by UNHCR.

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Hungary’s pledge at the UNCHR Ministerial Meeting (8 December 2011) in English

Hungary snapshot

Size: 93,000 km2

Population: 10 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 247 (2010)

Resettlement Programme: to be implemented in 2012-2013

Resettled Refugees: 1 Family

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from europa.eu.