President Tünde Fűrész and Vice-President Balázs Molnár held a discussion with Ray Hartley, Research Director of the Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa. The Brenthurst Foundation was established, inter alia, to provide strategic advice to governments in African countries based on good governance practices.
Balázs Molnár, Strategic Vice President of the Maria Kopp Institute gave a presentation at the conference of the German Foundation for Family Values in Unkel.
Dr. Petra Aczél, Scientific Vice-President at the Kopp Maria Institute for Demography and Families, gave a presentation at the 5th meeting of family leaders at the invitation of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy.
The European Economic and Social Committee is interested in good practices of Hungarian family policy
Arno Metzler, President of the European Economic and Social Committee's (EESC) Diversity Europe Group, attended a meeting of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) in Budapest. One of the themes of the event was the Hungarian family policy measures and their impact on the labour market.
International Day for Elderly People
Having a good intergenerational relationship provides a solid foundation for families, according to a recent study by the Maria Kopp Institute for Demography and Families (KINCS). The intergenerational survey was carried out with the involvement of 1000 adults; young people aged 18-25 and elderly ones aged 65-75. Both generations are basically pro-marriage and pro-child, while mutual support is also seen as extremely important.
The German-Hungarian Forum, entitled Youth, Dialogue, Future took place in Berlin between 9-11 September 2019. The 30th anniversary of the opening of the border to East German citizens gave a special importance to the conference, which was jointly opened by Hungarian and German Foreign Ministers Péter Szijjártó and Heiko Maas. The following people gave speeches: Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the Bundestag, László Kövér, Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly, Judit Varga, Minister of Justice, Zoltán Balog Minister and Katalin Novák, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs.