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Migration is not a solution to the worlds’ great problems

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 18, 2017 11:06 AM

“Migration is not a solution to the worlds’ great problems”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said prior to the lecture by Bishop of Maiduguri Oliver Dashe Doeme at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest.

Budapest awarded right to host 2024 World Short Course Swimming Championships

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 17, 2017 3:43 PM

During the 17th World Aquatics Championships in Hungary, International Swimming Federation FINA decided on Monday to award the right to host the 2022 World Short Course Swimming Championships to Kazan, Russia, and the 2024 event to the Hungarian capital.

Lanzarote Commission meets in Budapest to discuss care of unaccompanied minors

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 10, 2017 12:52 PM

The Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Convention on protecting children from sexual exploitation and sexual harassment was adopted in 2007 and came into force in Hungary on 1 December 2015. The highest-level monitoring body of the Convention is the Lanzarote Commission, which is made up of government exports from states who are party to the Convention.

First Hungarian translation of the Talmud published

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 5, 2017 6:00 PM

A community that devotes two decades to translating its most important book "wants to live, and if it wants to live, it also gains strength", Miklós Soltész said referring to the Talmud translation, which has been in preparation since 1998, on the occasion of the publication of the first ever Hungarian transition of the Talmud by the Unified Israelite Congregation of Hungary (EMIH).

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog received OECD Secretary-General

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 26, 2017 4:23 PM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog received Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) in his office today.

The U.S. Secretary of Education raised no objections to the Act and denoted the negotiating partners

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 22, 2017 11:16 AM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog has written a letter to United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, thanking her for taking note of the amendments to Hungary’s Act on Higher Education, and for indicating the States that have the right to enter into negotiations.

Europe and China acknowledge performance of Hungarian healthcare

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 19, 2017 3:00 PM

“It is a recognition of the performance of Hungarian healthcare that the 3rd CEEC-China Health Ministers’ Meeting is being held in Budapest”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Parliamentary State Secretary said on Hungarian M1 television’s Monday morning current affairs program.

Migration represents a danger to Europe

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 13, 2017 8:59 AM

According to the Minister of Human Capacities, illegal immigration is not an opportunity for Europe but a danger to Europe, and the experiment of multiculturalism represents a security and cultural risk that must not be undertaken.

Government launches scholarship programme for young Middle Eastern Christians

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 6, 2017 10:23 AM

“The Hungarian Government is launching a scholarship programme to support young people from persecuted Christian communities in the Middle East”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog announced on Friday in Berlin at the International Prayer Breakfast Conference, which was attended by high ranking politicians and religious leaders from over fifty countries.

The Hungarian Government is financing the pharmaceuticals requirements of St. Joseph's Clinic in Erbil for six months

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 29, 2017 2:25 PM

The Hungarian Government will financing the pharmaceuticals requirements of St. Joseph’s Clinic Erbil, which is treating Iraqi Christians, for a period of six months. The 145 million forint (EUR 470,000) financing agreement was included on Monday in Budapest by Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog and Archbishop of Erbil Bashar Matti Warda.