"... and who will help THEM?" | conference on one parent families 2007
A Conference on Single Parent Families in Hungary
Date: Tuesday, 6 November 2007
Venue: Magyar Telekom Headquarters (1013 Budapest, Krisztina krt. 55.)
09:00 Welcome address
“The largest minority in Hungary” – The situation and perception of single parent families in Hungary
Anna Nagy, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Single Parents’ Club Foundation
09:15 Magyar Telecom welcome address
Dr András Simon, Director of Communication, Magyar Telekom
09:30 Conference Opening
09:45 Which foreign examples could Hungarian society make use of?
HMA John Nichols, British Ambassador, Budapest
10:00 Has the public anything to do with single parents?
Where, when and from whom can they expect help, respect or disdain?
Professor Zsuzsa Ferge, Programme Director, National Programme against Child Poverty
10:30 Questions and Answers
11:00 Coffee Break
11:10 The continuous change of the HR market
What does the domestic labour market demand and offer?
Is it possible to balance work and family?
Zsolt Lukács, Partner, Telkes Consulting Inc.
11:40 How should single parent families make their voice heard?
Where the system already works: the British model
Good practices Hungary could adopt
Chris Pond, Director General, National Council for One Parent Families, Great Britain
12:10 Questions and Answers
13:30 “Truncated family”? What’s this?
What do children need?
Who will provide it for them?
Dr Tamás Vekerdy, child psychologist
14:00 Questions and Answers
14:30 Interventions from the floor and discussion
15:00 Closing remarks
Gábor Csizmár, State Secretary, Ministry of Social and Labour Affairs