Ministry of Human Capacities

Miklós Kásler

Minister of Human Capacities

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Cheaper to start school this year

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 9, 2014 1:06 PM

Steps taken by the government have helped families reduce the costs of starting the new academic year, Minister of State for Family Affairs and Youth Katalin Novák said at a press conference on Monday. She said 730,000 pupils receive textbooks at no cost for their families.

Even Communist dictatorship failed to destroy civic tradition

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 9, 2014 1:05 PM

Even the beastliest Communist dictatorship failed to demolish civic tradition in Hungary, Deputy Minister of State for International and EU Affairs Gergely Prőhle said at a roundtable discussion held in the Budapest Opera House to celebrate the 25th anniversary of opening the border between Hungary and Austria.

The Government wants competitive, efficient and sustainable higher education

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 9, 2014 1:02 PM

The government wants competitive, efficient and sustainable higher education based on real values and intends to play an active role in establishing this, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said while opening the academic year at the Budapest Business School on Monday.

Dentistry centre for disabled children opens in Szeged

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 4, 2014 11:29 AM

Minister of State for Healthcare Gábor Zombor inaugurated a dentistry centre for disabled children in the south Hungarian city of Szeged on Wednesday; the centre is located within the University of Szeged Faculty Of Dentistry.

Eötvös József College in Budapest becomes national heritage site

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 4, 2014 11:28 AM

The Eötvös József College in Budapest was designated a national heritage site on Wednesday at a ceremony attended by Hungarian and French dignitaries.

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.