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Zoltán Balog

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Hungary is relying on its own domestic resources

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 26, 2017 2:19 PM

“It is important to stress with relation to the current migration crisis that Hungary is relying on its own domestic resources; the Government would like to support the Hungarian people and Hungarian families”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Minister of State for Family, Youth and International Affairs declared at a press conference held in the recess of the World Congress of Families in Budapest on Friday in Budapest.

Budapest will be the capital of families during the second half of this week

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 22, 2017 2:27 PM

“Budapest will be the capital of families during the second half of this week”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Minister of State for Family, Youth and International Affairs Katalin Novák said on Hungarian M1 television’s Monday morning current affairs program with relation to the fact that the Hungarian capital will be hosting the four-day World Congress of Families.

Both Poland and Hungary believe that family values are important

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 22, 2017 10:52 AM

Both Poland and Hungary believe that family values are important, both countries seek to support family-friendly mentalities in as many areas as possible also at a governmental level, the Minister of State responsible for family, youth and international affairs at the Ministry of Human Capacities told the Hungarian news agency MTI on Friday by telephone after she had talks, in the company of Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog, with Polish Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy Elzbieta Rafalska.

A stronger Central-Europe is good for whole of Europe

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 22, 2017 10:51 AM

A stronger Central-Europe is good for the whole of Europe, the Minister of Human Capacities stressed on Friday at the University of Warsaw where he delivered a lecture entitled The Future of Europe – Our Future.

Government decided on further measures to help families

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 22, 2017 10:50 AM

The Government has decided on further measures which seek to help families and to promote an increase in child births, the Minister of Human Capacities announced on Saturday at the event of the German Business Club (DWC) in Budapest where he received the organisation’s German-Hungarian Friendship Award.

Government to provide 300 million forints in funding to charity organisations

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 18, 2017 4:29 PM

“The Government is providing three hundred million forints in funding to the member organisations of the Charity Council, to enable them to continue their activities on the border, beyond the border and in transit zones”, Minister of State for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs and Chairman of the Council Miklós Soltész told reporters.

No need to amend higher education act due to EP resolution

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 18, 2017 2:12 PM

At a press conference in Debrecen on Thursday, Minister of State for Education László Palkovics said that the higher education act will not have to be amended due to yesterday’s resolution of the European Parliament.

Protecting European Christian values and traditions is of key importance

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 18, 2017 1:29 PM

Protecting European Christian values and traditions is of key importance; this is not the condemnation of another culture, but “it is our God-given obligation to protect our own”, the Minister of Human Capacities said on the subject of migration on Wednesday in Szentes, at a forum organised within the framework of the National Consultation roadshow.

Hungary needs everyone’s support

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 18, 2017 11:00 AM

“There is a greater need than every before for all of us to stand up in support of Hungary”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Parliamentary State secretary said on Wednesday at the Vác stop of the National Consultation roadshow.

Increasing percentage of women pursuing technical studies is the goal

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 16, 2017 7:29 PM

The percentage of women studying in higher education, currently standing at 53 per cent, corresponds to the Western-European average. There is, however, a shortfall in technical studies, and the goal is therefore to increase the percentage of women participating in engineering training programmes, the Minister of State responsible for education at the Ministry of Human Capacities said on Monday in Budapest.