Hungary believes that it is possible to grow on the basis of its own strength and become a rejuvenating nation - said the Minister of State for Family and Youth at the Ministry of Human Capacities at a conference entitled Shift towards a Family Friendly Europe on Monday.
The main aim of the conference is to give voice to the old and new responsibles of social inclusion and to create publicity and space for the achievements and future action plans, Sándor Pintér, Minister of Interior highlighted in his welcome speech. He has reported that the inclusion policy since 2010 has led to many successes and advances due to the effective cooperation of the various ministries, the variety of projects launched and the measures taken. He has announced that the respective policy area, the Deputy State Secretary for Social Inclusion, will be transferred to the policy area of Settlement Development of the Ministry of Interior from 1 May 2019. He announced that in the future Miklós Vecsei, vice-president of the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service, will hold the post of Commissioner for Roma Affairs appointed by the Prime Minister. He emphasized that housing, settlement development and the enforcement of the territorial aspects are one of the most important keys to social inclusion.
Between March 11-13, 2019, the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, has hosted its first international conference on family services. Amongst the speakers of the event were Ignacio Socias, President of the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD) and András Székely, Head of Policy Analysis of KINCS.
Katalin Novák was honored in Warsaw for recognition of the Hungarian family policy. Polish and Hungarian family policies are in "noble competition", both open up opportunities for having a family and children, highlighted Katalin Novák, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs at the Ministry of Human Resources, in Warsaw on Wednesday.
The cooperation agreement on the establishment of the institution was signed by the representatives of the Ministry of Human Resources (EMMI), the Institute and the University on Wednesday in the framework of a scientific conference.
On March 11, 2019, the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women began in New York. The Hungarian governmental delegation was led by Attila Beneda, Deputy State Secretary for Family Policy, while representatives of the Maria Kopp Institute for Demography and Families (KINCS), the Hungarian Women's Union, the Single Parents' Center and the Parents' House Foundation were also present.
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