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Music for inclusion
Music for inclusion (06/03/2015)

The Musical Talent Centre in the small Hungarian village of Felsőörs offers 60 disadvantaged young Roma per year the chance to develop their musical talent.

Commission adopts Hungarian programme for employment and social cohesion
Commission adopts Hungarian programme for employment and social cohesion (03/03/2015)

Investment programme will increase the human capital and improve the social environment in Hungary

Commission adopts Hungary’s operational programme for territorial development
Commission adopts Hungary’s operational programme for territorial development (13/02/2015)

ESF funds support jobs, inclusion and anti-poverty measures to promote local economies and urban regeneration in Hungary.

Commission adopts the economic development operational programme for Hungary
Commission adopts the economic development operational programme for Hungary (13/02/2015)

Hungary targets higher employment with ESF funding, supporting low-skilled and young workers and a greater role for social enterprises.

Commission adopts the operational programme for Central Hungary
Commission adopts the operational programme for Central Hungary (13/02/2015)

The comprehensive programme aims to further develop the Hungarian region and help boost its competitiveness while, at the same time, reducing socio-economic inequality and unemployment.

Getting back on track
Getting back on track (12/12/2014)

Thanks to an ESF project in Hungary, a total of 120 homeless people were helped to restart their lives.

Partnership agreement with Hungary adopted
Partnership agreement with Hungary adopted (29/08/2014)

On 29 August 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Hungary, paving the way for more than €4.7 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.

Life after lock-up
Life after lock-up (28/08/2014)

Hungarian prison inmates can now train to become professional gardeners.

Great ideas from the Great Plains
Great ideas from the Great Plains (27/02/2014)

Hungary is using ESF funding to support young entrepreneurs and their new start-ups

Including young people
Including young people (07/02/2014)

An ESF project promoting the social inclusion of young people in Hungary has concluded with a final conference

Civil Licit: Hungary’s auction for social responsibility
Civil Licit: Hungary’s auction for social responsibility (15/11/2013)

Civil Licit, Hungary’s sustainability-auction launched on 12 November, attracted considerable attention this year.

Busy parents in business
Busy parents in business (04/10/2013)

In Hungary, parents with small children are getting advice on family life and help with starting businesses

Multilingual Magyars
Multilingual Magyars (26/06/2013)

ESF supports foreign language training among Hungarian graduates

Careers on the Go
Careers on the Go (04/04/2013)

The ESF in Hungary is guiding schoolchildren towards successful career-planning choices with a mobile volunteer force

The language of success
The language of success (21/11/2012)

Hungary is supporting foreign language skills and IT training to boost employability and competitiveness

Informing job-seekers
Informing job-seekers (31/10/2012)

With ESF support, long-term employment trends are being disseminated to workers and job-seekers in Hungary

Experience that counts
Experience that counts (26/09/2012)

Young trainees from Germany are off to renovate a children’s cancer clinic in Hungary

A handicap need form no obstacle
A handicap need form no obstacle (04/05/2012)

Hungarian civil organisations recruited people with disabilities onto training courses to improve their job prospects

Tracking career paths in Hungary
Tracking career paths in Hungary (25/11/2011)

Budapest University has installed an up-to-date career-tracking system to help match its courses to employers’ needs

Documenting Roma success
Documenting Roma success (07/10/2011)

Hungary develops Roma media skills to provide success stories and combat stereotypes

Low-fat chocolate in Budapest
Low-fat chocolate in Budapest (27/04/2011)

A Hungarian chocolate manufacturer is instilling lean manufacturing skills to combat the economic crisis

Home, but not alone
Home, but not alone (02/12/2010)

An ESF training programme in Hungary has given over 1 300 home carers new work opportunities

Gaining skills for work
Gaining skills for work (02/11/2010)

Roma integration in the small Hungarian region of Győr

Getting organised
Getting organised (01/10/2010)

A Hungarian ESF project is helping Roma organisations work better together

All kids are important
All kids are important (02/09/2010)

An ESF project in Hungary helped 200 disadvantaged young Roma to get on in school

Better university management
Better university management (01/07/2010)

ESF co-funds a new Management Information System at the University of Debrecen, Hungary

Hungary helps disadvantaged women
Hungary helps disadvantaged women (30/06/2010)

A new project in Hungary is helping the most disadvantaged women get into work through mentoring and job placements

Civil auction in Hungary
Civil auction in Hungary (01/06/2010)

Non-profit sector set to raise over €21 000 in bids

Train to gain
Train to gain (31/05/2010)

New ESF project supports disadvantaged people in north-eastern Hungary

Hungary launches advisory network
Hungary launches advisory network (01/05/2010)

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