Ministry of Human Capacities

Zoltán Balog

Minister of Human Capacities

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Safety and welfare of Hungarian children is priority for the government

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 19, 2014 4:42 PM

Defending our children and ensuring their safety is a common responsibility, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák said on Wednesday in Budapest at a conference marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Strasbourg court did not take into consideration the content of changes in legal regulation

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 11, 2014 10:11 AM

According to the State Secretariat for Church, National Minority and Civil Society Relations of the Ministry of Human Resources, the decision of the European Court of Human Rights, adopted on 9th September, fits into the series of attacks carried out against Hungary by certain international interest groups.

Higher education roundtable holds session on Tuesday

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 10, 2014 2:22 PM

At the initiative of Minister of Human Capabilities Zoltán Balog, the higher education roundtable held its first meeting on Tuesday since the new Hungarian government was formed following the April elections.

Cheaper to start school this year

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 9, 2014 1:06 PM

Steps taken by the government have helped families reduce the costs of starting the new academic year, Minister of State for Family Affairs and Youth Katalin Novák said at a press conference on Monday. She said 730,000 pupils receive textbooks at no cost for their families.

Even Communist dictatorship failed to destroy civic tradition

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 9, 2014 1:05 PM

Even the beastliest Communist dictatorship failed to demolish civic tradition in Hungary, Deputy Minister of State for International and EU Affairs Gergely Prőhle said at a roundtable discussion held in the Budapest Opera House to celebrate the 25th anniversary of opening the border between Hungary and Austria.

The Government wants competitive, efficient and sustainable higher education

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 9, 2014 1:02 PM

The government wants competitive, efficient and sustainable higher education based on real values and intends to play an active role in establishing this, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said while opening the academic year at the Budapest Business School on Monday.

Dentistry centre for disabled children opens in Szeged

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 4, 2014 11:29 AM

Minister of State for Healthcare Gábor Zombor inaugurated a dentistry centre for disabled children in the south Hungarian city of Szeged on Wednesday; the centre is located within the University of Szeged Faculty Of Dentistry.

Eötvös József College in Budapest becomes national heritage site

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 4, 2014 11:28 AM

The Eötvös József College in Budapest was designated a national heritage site on Wednesday at a ceremony attended by Hungarian and French dignitaries.

Praise for workshops that promote inclusion

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 1, 2014 3:45 PM

Workshops that promote social inclusion should be properly acknowledged, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at the school year launching ceremony of the Gandhi School in Pécs, southwest Hungary, on Monday.