Ministry of Human Capacities

Zoltán Balog

Minister of Human Capacities

Leading news

Women’s employment in Hungary at all-time high

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 29, 2015 2:15 PM

The job protection initiatives and the additional childcare support introduced by the Government raised women’s employment ratio in Hungary to 57 percent, the highest ever rate since records of this indicator began in 1992, Mónika Dunai spokesperson for the Fidesz caucus said at a press conference held jointly with Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák.

Number of births in Hungary rises for the 20th consecutive month

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 4, 2015 3:03 PM

On Sunday at a press conference in the maternity ward of the St. Imre Hospital in Budapest, Deputy State Minister for Family and Youth Affairs Tünde Fűrész said that the number of births in Hungary has risen continuously for the past twenty months, and the Government is committed to encouraging the continuation of this trend.

Hungarian government committed to integrated Roma education

Ministry of Human Capacities, April 30, 2015 1:35 PM

Results so far confirm that integrated Roma education is successful and the government is committed to pursuing this path, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said on Wednesday at an international educational conference in Budapest.

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.