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Zoltán Balog

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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.

Roma inclusion is a common issue

Ministry of Human Capacities, November 7, 2017 9:59 AM

“Roma inclusion is a common issue, a much more important issue than to allow us to entrust it to the Roma alone and an important issue that cannot be realised without the Roma”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog declared at a session of the Roma Coordination Council.

Budapest Declaration

Ministry of Human Capacities, November 3, 2017 11:13 AM

The participants of the two-day conference held on 11-13 October 2017 entitled “International conference on the Persecution of Christians - Seeking Answers to a Long-neglected Crisis”, hosted by the Deputy State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians within the Ministry of Human Capacities, adopted the Budapest Declaration.

Ukraine will not change Hungarian nationality education until decision of Venice Commission

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2017 1:49 PM

Hungary has been given a promise that no changes of any kind will be introduced in Ukraine in the education of the Hungarian minority until a decision is adopted by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe with respect to the relevant part of the Ukrainian education legislation, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said after he had talks with Ukrainian Education Minister Liliya Hrynevych and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Kiev.

People in need are awaiting assistance at home

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 19, 2017 4:45 PM

Deputy Minister of Human Capacities Bence Rétvári spoke about the fact that instead of being resettled in Europe, people in need are awaiting assistance from Europe at home, on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday morning current affairs program.

Baden-Württemberg to continue to fund Andrassy University

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 19, 2017 11:10 AM

“The state of Baden-Württemberg will continue to provide annual funding of 500 thousand euros to Andrássy University in future”, Baden-Württemberg’s Minister of Justice and European Affairs Guido Wolf announced in Budapest on Tuesday following a meeting with Hungary’s Minister of Human Capacities.

The leaders of persecuted Christian communities welcome the Government’s policy of supporting them

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 16, 2017 1:43 PM

“The leaders of Middle Eastern Christians Churches taking part in a three-day international conference on the persecution of Christians have confirmed that the Hungarian Government’s policy of assisting Christians who have been driven from their homes to return home is correct”, the Deputy State Secretary for Aiding Persecuted Christians said.

Preservation of Christianity is preservation of democracy all at once

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 13, 2017 12:17 PM

The preservation of the fundamental values, worldview and culture of Christianity is a question of the preservation of democracy and diversity all at once, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on Thursday in Budapest at the International Consultation on Christian Persecution.

Hungary would like to be a refuge for persecuted Christians

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 1, 2017 10:07 PM

“Hungary would like to be a refuge for persecuted Christians”, Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog said on Friday in Budapest.

New Ukrainian Education Act is a dead end – Government of Hungary rejects the regulation discriminating against national minorities

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 26, 2017 4:15 PM

By signing the new Ukrainian Education Act, Ukraine is stripping rights away, violating a number of international treaties, including the assurance of learning and teaching in the mother tongue on all levels on education, which the country has undertaken on its path towards the community of European nations. The leadership of Ukraine does not lead the country towards Europe but a dead end.