Minister of State for International Affairs, Ministry of Human Capacities
Mrs. Katalin novák has been serving as minister of State for Family and Youth affairs at the ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary since 2014. as of 1 September 2016 she is also the minister of State for International affairs. She has studied law at both the university of Szeged (Hungary) and the university Paris X-nanterres (French and european Community law School). Katalin novák pursued eu studies at the Institut d’etudes Politiques de Paris (IeP, Sciences-Po), as well as the university in Public administration (ena, France). She was Vice-President of the group of ambassadors called Friends of the Francophonie in budapest. Currently she is the Vice – Chair of the advisory board of the Political network for Values, Founding member of the Hungarian – german Youth organisation and advisory board member of the german – Hungarian Youth association, board member of the Centre universitaire Francophone in Szeged. Her work and dedication to the support and protection of families has been acknowledged with the “luchador por la Familia”. an award given by the associació Plataforma per la Família Catalunya. mrs. novák is also the recipient of the “Familia et Veritas” prize given by the World Congress of Families. She is fluent in Hungarian, english, French, german and also speaks Spanish. mrs. novák is married and the mother of three children.