Ministry of Human Capacities

Zoltán Balog

Minister of Human Capacities

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White House Director of Office of Management and Budget urging renewal of Hungarian-US relations

Ministry of Human Capacities, February 12, 2018 4:00 PM

Mick Mulvaney, White House Director of the Office of Management and Budget, too, is urging the renewal of Hungarian-US relations, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog told the Hungarian news agency MTI after his talks in the White House.

Bence Rétvári holds talks with Serbian ministers

Ministry of Human Capacities, February 12, 2018 10:27 AM

During the Hungarian-Serbian government summit Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Human Capacities Bence Rétvári held talks with Serbian Minister for Demography and Population Slavica Đukić-Dejanović, Minister for Culture and Media Vladan Vukosavljević and Minister for Education, Science and Technology Mladen Šarčević.

American-Hungarian relations are developing well, according to Rex Tillerson

Ministry of Human Capacities, February 9, 2018 1:28 PM

“American-Hungarian relations are developing well”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said quoting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI after having met and spoken to him following a prayer breakfast on Thursday.

There can be no strong Europe without strong national identity

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 30, 2018 11:13 AM

“Europe in the 21st century can only be strong through assuring the rights of indigenous national minorities and a strong national identity”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog declared in Berlin at the launch of a book by the German Federal Government’s former Delegate for Immigration and National Minorities Hartmut Koschyk entitled Heimat, Identität, Glaube (Homeland, Identity, Faith).

Seven Hungarian cities bid for 2023 European Capital of Culture

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 23, 2017 11:44 AM

Before the submission deadline of 12:00 on 20 December 2017, seven Hungarian cities – Győr, Szombathely, Veszprém, Székesfehérvár, Gödöllő, Eger and Debrecen – have submitted their bids to become European Capital of Culture in 2023.

Member States need right kind of solidarity

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 18, 2017 12:58 PM

Member States need the right kind of solidarity in the European Union in the context of the migration crisis, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog told the German national public service radio station Deutschlandfunk.

Respect for human rights is not just a legal issue, but also a cultural one

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 7, 2017 12:49 PM

Respect for human rights is not just a legal issue, but also a cultural one, the Minister of Human Capacities stressed at the conference held in Budapest on Wednesday on the occasion of the upcoming Human Rights Day.

Hungarian students achieve best ever results in PIRLS Study

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 5, 2017 4:18 PM

Fourth grade Hungarian students who took part in the PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy) Study last year achieved Hungary’s best ever results so far.

Family Affairs Cabinet formed

Ministry of Human Capacities, November 8, 2017 3:47 PM

A Family Affairs Cabinet has been formed. The agenda of its first meeting featured the establishment of a demography policy institute under the name of sociologist Mária Kopp and a variety of family support measures, the Minister of Human Capacities and the Minister of State for Family, Youth and International Affairs said at a press conference held after the meeting.