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Miklós Kásler

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Minister Balog hands over national minority scholarships

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 29, 2014 5:55 PM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog handed over on Monday in Budapest the national minority scholarships for this academic year. Out of the 24 schools entitled to bid for the scholarships, students from twenty schools were awarded: ten of German, four of Roma, two of Croatian, two of Slovak, one of Romanian and one of Serbian nationality.

The Government earmarks almost HUF 400 million (EUR 1.3 million) for winter care of the homeless

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 26, 2014 12:21 PM

Hungary has finished preparations for the winter care of homeless people in record time and will have an additional 1,500 shelter places available, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a Budapest press conference on Thursday.

Slovak school and kindergarten refurbished in Békéscsaba

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 22, 2014 5:13 PM

The refurbished Slovak school and kindergarten were inaugurated in Békéscsaba, South Hungary, on Monday by Minister of State for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs Miklós Soltész.

European Large Families Confederation awards Hungary

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 22, 2014 5:08 PM

The European Large Families Confederation (ELFAC) recognized with an award Hungary’s Erzsébet programme, launched three years ago to offer holiday opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children and their families.

The original concept of Europe remains valid, minister says

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 22, 2014 3:29 PM

The original concept of Europe as envisaged by its founding fathers – such as Konrad Adenauer – remains valid today and also remains so for Hungary and Germany, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on September 19 at the 24th general meeting of the Hungarian-German Forum in Budapest.

Everyday physical education is a “Hungaricum”

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 19, 2014 5:16 PM

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs of the Ministry of Human Capacities Bence Rétvári called the initiative of everyday physical education a Hungaricum at an international conference on the quality of physical education on Wednesday in Budapest.

One thousandth state-subsidized car delivered

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 19, 2014 5:06 PM

Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere handed over the keys to the 1.000th state-subsidized Suzuki car to a disabled person on Wednesday in Budafok, Budapest’s 22nd district.

Safety and welfare of Hungarian children is priority for the government

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 19, 2014 4:42 PM

Defending our children and ensuring their safety is a common responsibility, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák said on Wednesday in Budapest at a conference marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Miskolc Film Festival kicks off

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 17, 2014 10:33 AM

The 11th Cinefest International Film Festival opened on Monday in the eastern Hungarian town of Miskolc, lasting through 21 September. Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál said at the opening ceremony that films, through their unique visual means, present the multitude and freshness of human viewpoints, while providing an insight into other cultures.

Hungary discusses child rights with the United Nations

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 12, 2014 2:43 PM

On the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Child Rights Hungarian officials informed the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child on the implementation in Hungary of the Convention in Geneva on 9 and 10 September.