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Zoltán Balog

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Everyday physical education is a “Hungaricum”

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 19, 2014 5:16 PM

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs of the Ministry of Human Capacities Bence Rétvári called the initiative of everyday physical education a Hungaricum at an international conference on the quality of physical education on Wednesday in Budapest.

One thousandth state-subsidized car delivered

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 19, 2014 5:06 PM

Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere handed over the keys to the 1.000th state-subsidized Suzuki car to a disabled person on Wednesday in Budafok, Budapest’s 22nd district.

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.

Miskolc Film Festival kicks off

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 17, 2014 10:33 AM

The 11th Cinefest International Film Festival opened on Monday in the eastern Hungarian town of Miskolc, lasting through 21 September. Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál said at the opening ceremony that films, through their unique visual means, present the multitude and freshness of human viewpoints, while providing an insight into other cultures.

Hungary discusses child rights with the United Nations

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 12, 2014 2:43 PM

On the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Child Rights Hungarian officials informed the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child on the implementation in Hungary of the Convention in Geneva on 9 and 10 September.

Excellent results and an excellent event organisation

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 12, 2014 2:39 PM

Minister of State for Sports István Simicskó attended the closing press conference of the FINA World Open Water Junior Swimming Championships held in Hungary, which was an unparalleled success. Mr. Simicskó said it was a good decision to grant Hungary the right to host, and the government proved right in making a HUF 50 million (EUR 158,000) financial contribution to the event.

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.