Ministry of Human Capacities

Zoltán Balog

Minister of Human Capacities

Leading news

One cannot build a country on hate

Ministry of Human Capacities, April 13, 2015 1:10 PM

On Sunday at a Holocaust commemoration in front of the House of Terror Museum in Budapest, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said that hate cannot be the foundation for building a country – either in Budapest, Tapolca, the northern Borsod region of Hungary, or anywhere.

European Commission approves four Hungarian health projects

Ministry of Human Capacities, April 13, 2015 9:17 AM

The European Commission has approved all four health projects submitted by the Ministry of Human Capacities last December, meaning that four county hospitals will receive development funding of more than HUF 15 billion each (EUR 50.5 million) within the Social Infrastructure Operational Programme 2.

Rate of those at risk of poverty decreasing in Hungary

Ministry of Human Capacities, April 13, 2015 10:29 AM

According to a study conducted by research institute Tárki, the rate of those at risk of poverty has significantly decreased in Hungary over the last year, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a Budapest conference on Friday.

Today is International Roma Day

Ministry of Human Capacities, April 8, 2015 4:15 PM

To mark International Roma Day, a video campaign is showcasing Hungary’s Roma heroes. World-class footballer János Farkas, composer György Cziffra, and revolutionaries Béla Puczi and Ilona Szabó are among those featured in the video, which offers the public a chance to learn about these heroes’ lives.

Bust of former Hungarian PM József Antall unveiled in Brussels

Ministry of Human Capacities, March 31, 2015 5:18 PM

A bust of former Hungarian PM József Antall was unveiled on Tuesday by his widow, Mrs Klára Antall in the wing of the European Parliament in Brussels named after him.

Hungarian charities unite for Ukraine

Ministry of Human Capacities, March 25, 2015 10:31 AM

Member organizations of the Hungarian Charity Council – the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta, the Caritas Hungarica, the Hungarian Red Cross, the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid and the Hungarian Baptist Aid – have combined their efforts to send an aid convoy to Ukrainian families, Minister of State for Churches, National Minorities and Civil Affairs Miklós Soltész said at a Budapest press conference on Tuesday.