Hungarian-Danish joint programs are reported to be launched in order to enhance the integration of people with disabilities in society. Addressing this topic, a two-day conference and workshop has begun on Monday in Budapest. In the event, those best practices from Denmark, which have already been introduced and adopted in Hungary will be presented, as well.
“Uncovering the communist past will be the most important task of the Commission on National Remembrance, the legal framework of which is currently being debated in Parliament,” said the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice on Sunday, at the commemorative ceremony held in Salgótarján on the anniversary of 8 December 1956, when a volley was fired into a crowd of protesters.
The needs assessment phase of the national pilot program is completed, currently the assessment and aggregation of nearly 25 000 questionnaires is in progress. ’More and more local governments are ready to connect to the pilot program to assist the elderly’ said Dr. Jeneiné Rubovszky Csilla, the ministerial commissioner for elderly affairs on the press conference held in the Senior living club of Király Club, on Friday.
There has been a conscious, dialogue-based shift of paradigm in healthcare in recent years, however, it did not avoid difficult issues – the Minister of State for Health of the Ministry of Human Resources Miklós Szócska summarised the actions of the Government in Budapest on Friday.
Minister of State for Public Education Dr. Rózsa Hoffmann presented prizes to local authorities within the framework of the National Talent Programme at the Hungarian National Museum on 6 December 2013. This is the first time that the title „Talent-friendly Local and Minority Government” has been awarded by the Ministry of Human Resources.
The Békés County Minorities' Day is organised at the end of every year by the County Council of Békés. Individual contributions to bettering the life of minorities living in the county are recognised at the event. This year, the awards were presented by Deputy State Secretary responsible for National Minority and Civil Society Affairs Csaba Latorcai, on 6th December in Csabacsűd.
International Volunteer Day was established by the United Nations’ General Assembly through Resolution of 17 December 1985. The Resolution of 26 November 2002 adopted by the General Assembly of the international organisation calls upon national governments to support volunteering as a strategic instrument of economic and social recovery. It is not only the world organisation that pays special attention to the importance of volunteering, but it is strongly supported also at European level; 2011 was designated as the European Year of Volunteering by the European Union.