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‘Family Has No Alternative’, says Family Min Closing Demographic Summit

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.09.25.

Participants at the 4th Demographic Summit in Budapest concluded that “there is no alternative to the family” and agreed that there is no sustainable future development without more children born, Katalin Novák, the minister without portfolio in charge of family affairs, said in her address wrapping up the two-day event.

Novák called for a continued firm commitment to representing traditional values and the passing of decisions on measures that support establishing a family and raising children.

4th Budapest Demographic Summit to Host Nearly 70 Speakers
4th Budapest Demographic Summit to Host Nearly 70 Speakers

"The world is sustainable if there are children born and we pass the world on to them in a better state than in which we received it," Family Minister Novák said.Continue reading

She highlighted the importance of the summit, saying that “there is a need to have such opportunities when we can talk and can think together”.

Novák welcomed that this year’s summit was attended by top government officials from eight EU member states, adding hope that” by 2030 the majority of EU member states will be pro-family”.

“As far as we’re concerned, we are going to work to achieve this,” she said.

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