Ministry of Human Capacities

Zoltán Balog

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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.

Theatre season begins in Hungary

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 1, 2014 1:44 PM

Dialogue between the state, cultural institutions and professional organisations is of key importance, Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál said at a press conference in Veszprém on Friday, marking the opening of the 2014-2015 theatre season.

Hungary and Ukraine renew cultural cooperation agreement

Ministry of Human Capacities, September 1, 2014 1:43 PM

Hungary and Ukraine have renewed their bilateral cultural cooperation agreement, Ukrainian Deputy Minister for Culture Oleksandr Zhuravchak and Hungarian Minister of State for Culture Péter Hoppál announced at a press conference following their meeting on Friday in the town of Szarvas, northern Hungary.

55,000 children went on holiday this year thanks to the Erzsébet Programme

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 28, 2014 5:35 PM

This summer, the internationally acclaimed, state-sponsored Erzsébet Programme enabled 55,000 children to have a summer holiday in vacation camps, Minister of State for Social and Family Affairs Katalin Novák said at a press conference on Thursday in Balatonberény, at one of the summer camps in participating in the Programme.

EU-funded inclusion programme a success

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 28, 2014 5:33 PM

The Government hopes that the success of the Kadarkút-Nagybajom microregion social inclusion programme, which received European Union funding of some 600 million forints (EUR 1.9 million) and was aimed at helping disadvantaged children, should mean that further EU funding should be forthcoming for the continuation of this and similar programmes, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a press conference on Wednesday in Kadarkút, South Transdanubia.

Free HPV vaccine available to 7th graders

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 27, 2014 5:59 PM

One of the most threatening high-fatality-rate gynaecological tumours can be prevented with the HPV vaccine, Minister of State for Health Gábor Zombor said at a Budapest press conference on Wednesday, at which he announced that 7th grade girls will be offered free vaccinations against the disease.

Everything is set for a successful school year

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 27, 2014 1:59 PM

Everything is in place for a successful school year, Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog said in Budapest on Tuesday at a teachers’ conference before the beginning of the next school year on 1 September. He added that teachers have displayed great discipline during the restructuring of the public education system, the most expansive in 25 years.