Member organizations of the Hungarian Charity Council – the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta, the Caritas Hungarica, the Hungarian Red Cross, the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid and the Hungarian Baptist Aid – have combined their efforts to send an aid convoy to Ukrainian families, Minister of State for Churches, National Minorities and Civil Affairs Miklós Soltész said at a Budapest press conference on Tuesday.
Hungary is currently expanding nursery capacities via a HUF 2.5 billion (EUR 8.25 million) program, Minister of State for Public Education Judit Czunyiné Bertalan said in the northeast Hungarian town of Miskolc on Thursday at the inauguration of a nursery modernized there at a cost of HUF 20 million.
Katalin Novák received a petition acknowledging the success of the Hungarian government at the 59th meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere welcomed the fact that the European Union had completed its report on Hungary ahead of schedule, adding that there is agreement between Hungary and the EU regarding the main goals.
Hungary will spend HUF 905.8 billion (EUR 2.96 billion) on combating poverty in the next seven years after last Tuesday the European Union approved the Human Resource Development Operational Programme (HRDOP), Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on Monday at a press conference.
Social workers’ career model will come into effect by January 2016 at the latest, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said on Wednesday at a expert-level consultation held in Székesfehérvár.
Democracy needs to be promoted even today, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a ceremony held on Monday on the occasion of 25th anniversary of the opening of the Hanns Seidel Foundation’s Budapest office.
Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog met EU Commisioner for Justive, Consumers and Gender Equality Vĕra Jourová on Thursday in Budapest.
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