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2013. november 22. 12:30

Consultation in Bratislava regarding the education of disadvantaged children

The conference that was attended by Minister of State for Social Inclusion Zoltán Kovács from the Ministry of Human Resources focused on the topic of the integrated education of disadvantaged children, including Roma children. Press release.

2013. november 20. 13:40

Zoltán Kovács: Hungary and Montenegro may closely cooperate in improvement of situation of Roma

The Minister of State for Social Inclusion believes that Hungary and Montenegro may successfully cooperate in the resolution of the situation of the Roma; the Western-Balkans country is aware that the issue of minorities must be addressed.

2013. november 17. 10:44

Minister of State Kovács attends opening event of Child Chance programme

Zoltán Kovács, Minister of State for Social Inclusion at the Ministry of Human Resources paid a visit to Szerencs to attend the local opening event of the Child Chance programme funded from the New Széchenyi Plan with an allocation of some HUF 600 million.

2013. november 13. 15:41

Roma encouraged to join police force

Extremists who ride on tensions present in Hungarian society should be rejected, Zoltan Kovacs, the state secretary in charge of social cohesion, told a conference on Wednesday.

2013. november 13. 14:42

Minister of State Kovács: national inclusion strategy induced positive changes

It is a long path that leads to the ultimate success of the inclusion strategy; however, we may now see the signs of the positive changes that it has induced, the Minister of State for Social Inclusion at the Ministry of Human Resources said on Saturday in Komló.

2013. november 13. 10:43

Minister of State Kovács: allocation of „For the Road” scholarships supporting 14 thousand pupils to increase

Within the framework of the sub-programmes that form part of the „For the Road” scholarship scheme designed to support disadvantaged young people, some 14 thousand pupils in total will receive aid as a result of a significant increase in the sum available for awarding, the Minister of State for Social Inclusion Zoltán Kovács said at his press conference held on Tuesday in Ács in Komárom-Esztergom County.

2013. november 12. 17:01

Thirty thousand students participate in programmes designed to create opportunities

Zoltán Kovács, Minister of State for Social Inclusion at the Ministry of Human Resources held a press conference in Ács on Tuesday where he rendered an account of the results of the Provisions opportunities scholarships and the Road to higher education scholarships offered for the 2013-2014 school year. Within the system, completely revamped in the past two years, the amount of scholarship grants offered to students as a means to create opportunities has increased significantly and has been rendered conditional upon their study results.

2013. november 7. 10:45

Roundtable discussion on Roma population’s state of health

Zoltán Kovács, Minister of State for Social Inclusion at the Ministry of Human Resources attended a roundtable discussion held on the occasion of Science Day. At the conference held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, experts shared their views on the Hungarian Roma population’s state of health and the care system available to them with a view to closing the gap between science and policy.

2013. november 6. 19:46

More than 200 Hungarian Roma attend papal audience

More than 200 Hungarian Roma pilgrims attended the papal audience on Saint Peter's Square in Rome on Wednesday morning.

2013. november 5. 10:51

Victims of Roma killings remembered in Nagycsécs

Minister of State for Municipal Affairs András Tállai and Minister of State for Social Inclusion Zoltán Kovács attended the ceremony held in remembrance of the victims of the 2008 Nagycsécs attack, which were part of a series of attacks on Roma people.