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Hungary still among low-risk countries for Ebola

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 27, 2014 6:00 PM

Hungary’s National Safety Laboratory has every capacity to detect and treat Ebola, Minister of State for Health Gábor Zombor said at a press conference held at the laboratory last Wednesday.

Undergraduate childcare benefit programme successful

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 12:15 PM

The childcare benefit programme for undergraduates introduced at the beginning of this year has already proven successful, as some 150 women have applied for it, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák said on Sunday.

Hungarian education in the Carpathian Basin is a common cause

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 11:49 AM

The success of Hungary’s national strategy largely hinges on whether Hungarians living within the Carpathian Basin can embrace Hungarian language education as a common cause, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a Budapest conference on Friday.

No Hungarian family should live in poverty

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 11:48 AM

Those in need should be given all possible assistance and every opportunity to escape poverty, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a press conference held on Friday to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in one of the country’s poorest areas, the György housing estate of the southwest Hungarian city of Pécs.

Work is the surest way to escape poverty

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 17, 2014 1:21 PM

It is only possible to exit poverty through work and education, and accordingly since it was formed the Government has introduced several measures aimed at creating a work-based economy, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Parliamentary State Secretary Bence Rétvári told kormany.hu on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

Supporting families is a government priority

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 15, 2014 12:07 PM

We believe that the future of Hungary’s economic and social development hinges on to what extent today’s children grow into happy and healthy adults, and on their sense of security, self-assuredness and self-confidence, Deputy State Secretary for Family Affairs Tünde Fűrész said at a Budapest conference on Tuesday, adding that this is greatly dependent on the families they grow up in.

One week left to apply for Klebelsberg scholarships

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 13, 2014 5:08 PM

Students have one more week to apply for Klebelsberg scholarships, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a press conference on Monday, at which he also went on to announce that the scholarship programme has a budget of 343 million forints (EUR 1.12 million). Those who won the scholarship last year will receive 245 million forints from this budget, while a further 100 million is available for new applicants.

Budapest Design Week kicks off

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 3, 2014 1:19 PM

Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál opened on Thursday the Budapest Design Week, the region’s most prestigious such event, boasting 220 events on October 3-12.

Higher education receives nearly HUF 7 billion for debt consolidation

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 29, 2014 6:00 PM

The Higher Education Restructuring Fund will distribute HUF 6.76 billion (EUR 26.4 million) to 12 higher education institutions this year to help them reduce their debts, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a Budapest press conference on Monday.

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.