Ministry of Human Capacities

Zoltán Balog

Minister of Human Capacities

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Fifty-six tons of aid on its way to Ukraine

Fifty-six tons of aid on its way to UkraineNovember 9, 2016

Fifty-six tons of aid, five truckloads worth 32 million forints, set off from Budapest bound for Ukraine, coordinated by the Charity Council, an association of Hungarian charity organisations. Photo: Károly Árvai/kormany.hu
New Integrated SOS Children’s Village opens in Orosháza

New Integrated SOS Children’s Village opens in OrosházaSeptember 28, 2015

The Hungarian Government’s childcare policy is focused on providing children with families, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on Monday at the official opening of the new SOS Children’s Village in Orosháza. The village was moved there from its previous location in Battonya.
Humanitarian disaster successfully prevented

Humanitarian disaster successfully preventedSeptember 16, 2015

A humanitarian disaster has been successfully prevented in the last few days by virtue of the coordinated efforts made by the Hungarian authorities and aid organisations in the vicinity of the Serbian-Hungarian border, the Minister of Human Resources stated at a press conference concerning illegal migration held on Wednesday in Szeged. Photos: Gyula Bartos
Funding doubles for Sure Start Children’s Homes

Funding doubles for Sure Start Children’s HomesJanuary 22, 2015

The budget available for Sure Start (Biztos Kezdet) Children’s Homes for this year is 606 million forints (EUR 1.92M), Government Spokesperson Éva Kurucz said in Monor, near Budapest, at a press conference held jointly with Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere.
No Hungarian family should live in poverty

No Hungarian family should live in povertyOctober 20, 2014

Those in need should be given all possible assistance and every opportunity to escape poverty, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a press conference held on Friday to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in one of the country’s poorest areas, the György housing estate of the southwest Hungarian city of Pécs.