Mission goals and strategic priorities include: Act according to the European Commission INSPIRE principles and coordinate with the UNSDI development process. Support national/cross-border implementation of the INSPIRE Directive. Awareness raising on SDI at political level. Strengthen cohesion between stakeholders and other interested parties ie. public services, SMEs and SDICs. Provide synergies in local, regional, national and global dimensions with outreach towards EU neighbouring countries
Building of the Hungarian Parliament. Image: HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2008 28th Session of the UN IPCC hosted by MoEW in Budapest
"UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer stresses link between policy-making and science at twenty-eighth session of IPCC Budapest, Hungary 09 April 2008 Speaking at the opening of the IPCC's 28th session in Budapest, Hungary (9-10 April), the UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Yvo de Boer, said that the link between policy-making and science needed to be stronger than ever before. "The task ahead is daunting," he said. "Parties have to negotiate one of the most complex international agreements in history in a very limited period of time, so they will need all the scientific support they can get." Speech (32 kB) website "
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