Ministry of Human Capacities

Miklós Kásler

Minister of Human Capacities

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Praise for workshops that promote inclusion

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 1, 2014 3:45 PM

Workshops that promote social inclusion should be properly acknowledged, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at the school year launching ceremony of the Gandhi School in Pécs, southwest Hungary, on Monday.

Theatre season begins in Hungary

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 1, 2014 1:44 PM

Dialogue between the state, cultural institutions and professional organisations is of key importance, Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál said at a press conference in Veszprém on Friday, marking the opening of the 2014-2015 theatre season.

Hungary and Ukraine renew cultural cooperation agreement

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 1, 2014 1:43 PM

Hungary and Ukraine have renewed their bilateral cultural cooperation agreement, Ukrainian Deputy Minister for Culture Oleksandr Zhuravchak and Hungarian Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál announced at a press conference following their meeting on Friday in the town of Szarvas, northern Hungary.

55,000 children went on holiday this year thanks to the Erzsébet Programme

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 28, 2014 5:35 PM

This summer, the internationally acclaimed, state-sponsored Erzsébet Programme enabled 55,000 children to have a summer holiday in vacation camps, Minister of State for Social and Family Affairs Katalin Novák said at a press conference on Thursday in Balatonberény, at one of the summer camps in participating in the Programme.

EU-funded inclusion programme a success

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 28, 2014 5:33 PM

The Government hopes that the success of the Kadarkút-Nagybajom microregion social inclusion programme, which received European Union funding of some 600 million forints (EUR 1.9 million) and was aimed at helping disadvantaged children, should mean that further EU funding should be forthcoming for the continuation of this and similar programmes, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a press conference on Wednesday in Kadarkút, South Transdanubia.

Free HPV vaccine available to 7th graders

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 27, 2014 5:59 PM

One of the most threatening high-fatality-rate gynaecological tumours can be prevented with the HPV vaccine, Minister of State for Health Gábor Zombor said at a Budapest press conference on Wednesday, at which he announced that 7th grade girls will be offered free vaccinations against the disease.

Everything is set for a successful school year

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 27, 2014 1:59 PM

Everything is in place for a successful school year, Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog said in Budapest on Tuesday at a teachers’ conference before the beginning of the next school year on 1 September. He added that teachers have displayed great discipline during the restructuring of the public education system, the most expansive in 25 years.

New rehabilitation centre for the blind under construction in Tata

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 25, 2014 10:47 AM

The foundation stone of a rehabilitation centre for the blind was laid on Friday in the Northwest Hungarian city of Tata; the institution that will operate as the local branch and education centre of the State Institute for the Blind from September 2015.

Government spends record amount on summer meals for children

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 14, 2014 9:24 AM

The number of children receiving government-funded summer meals is up ten percent from last year and the Hungarian Government has spent 2.64 billion forints (EUR 8.4 million) on the summer catering programme for children, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said on Wednesday.

Deputy State Secretary Prőhle emphasises importance of inter-regional cooperation

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 14, 2014 9:20 AM

The importance of inter-regional cooperation was something that Gergely Prőhle, representing the Ministry of Human Capacities, emphasised on the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the Iron Curtain. Austria's president, Heinz Fischer, and Franz Vranitzky, former Chancellor of Austria, also attended the commemoration.