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Miklós Kásler

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Minister of Human Capacities to attend Auschwitz commemoration

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 23, 2015 2:22 PM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog will attend the official event organised to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland on Tuesday, in representation of President of the Republic János Áder.

Funding doubles for Sure Start Children’s Homes

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 23, 2015 2:15 PM

The budget available for Sure Start (Biztos Kezdet) Children’s Homes for this year is 606 million forints (EUR 1.92M), Government Spokesperson Éva Kurucz said in Monor, near Budapest, at a press conference held jointly with Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere.

The Ministry of Human Capacities rejects the allegations of nol.hu

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 22, 2015 5:00 PM

The Ministry of Human Capacities explicitly rejects the false allegations which appeared on the nol.hu website. Unfortunately, this is not the first time when the website (and its printed counterpart) purposely leveled misleading accusations against the Ministry and its officials.

Hungary joins EU initiative condemning Paris attack

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 14, 2015 11:03 AM

Minister for Human Capacities Zoltán Balog, whose portfolio includes culture, has joined the common declaration initiated by the Latvian Presidency of the European Union and the French Minister of Culture.

The Ministry of Human Capacities mourns the passing of Jenő Buzánszky

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 14, 2015 11:02 AM

We are grieved to hear of the death of Jenő Buzánszky, Athlete of the Nation, Olympic champion, world championship silver medallist, 49-time member of the national football team and defender for the so-called Golden Team, at the age of 90.

Measures taken to solve asbestos problem in the Lőrinci-Zagyvaszántó region

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 22, 2014 4:30 PM

At its last session, the Hungarian Government decided to completely do away with health hazards related to asbestos: waste disposal must start immediately.

34 billion forints for the needy until 2020

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 16, 2014 5:29 PM

The European Union has approved the operational programme within the framework of which Hungary will spend 34 billion forints (EUR 108.7 million) to support those in need during the 2014-2020 financing period, government spokeswoman Éva Kurucz announced at a joint press conference with Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog on Monday.

Over EUR 4 million available for youth programmes in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 16, 2014 5:14 PM

Next year, over EUR 4 million will be made available for Hungarian youth programs within the Erasmus+ programme, Deputy State Minister for Family and Youth Affairs Tamás Schanda said on Saturday at the EVS Live event in Budapest.

Number of children receiving free meals to be significantly increased

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 12, 2014 7:49 AM

The Government will significantly extend the circle of children receiving free meals. Next year the amount allocated for this purpose will be close to HUF 60 million, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog announced at a press conference held on Thursday.

Conference on Human Rights World Day

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 10, 2014 4:28 PM

One of the aims of the current public education curriculum is to raise awareness about human rights, Minister ofHuman Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a conference organised on the occasion of Human Rights World Day.