Balázs Orbán (politician)
Balázs Orbán in 2018
BudapestFebruary 13, 1986
|Occupation||lawyer, political scientist, politician|
|Title||Deputy Minister, Parliamentary and Strategic State Secretary|
Balázs Orbán (born February 13, 1986, Budapest) is a Hungarian lawyer, political scientist, certified codifier, university lecturer, researcher, politician, deputy minister and parliamentary and strategic state secretary of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office.
Studies[edit | edit source]
- 2013-2014: studies at the Faculty of Law at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University; LL.M (Master of Law) degree, certified codifier.
- 2009 - 2012: PhD studies at the Doctorate School of the Faculty of Law of the Eötvös Loránd University; pre-degree certificate stating the completion of all course units.
- 2004-2009: legal studies at the Faculty of Law of the Eötvös Loránd University; graduates summa cum laude. Obtains a political scientist’s degree at the same university (studies between 2007-2011).
- 1998-2004: student of the Apáczai Csere János Secondary Grammar School of the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.
Other qualifications[edit | edit source]
- 2014: legal qualifying exam (Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, Budapest)
- 2011: public administration exam (National Institute of Public Administration, Budapest)
- 2010: competitive exam in public administration (Central Hungarian Regional Public Administration Office, Budapest)
- 2009: registrar’s exam (Central Hungarian Regional Public Administration Office, Budapest)
- Advanced-level English and intermediate-level German language knowledge.
Career[edit | edit source]
- Since 2018: deputy minister, parliamentary and strategic state secretary, Prime Minister’s Office
- 2016: assistant lecturer, National University of Public Service
- 2015 – 2018 : director general, Migration Research Institute (established by the Századvég Political School Foundation and the Mathias Corvinus College)
- 2013 – 2018: research director, Századvég Political School Foundation; member of the Board of Trustees from 2016
- 2012 – 2013: regulation expert, Századvég Economic Research Ltd
- 2009 – 2012: legal officer, Ministry of Public Administration and Justice; Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement
During his university studies, he worked in the parliamentary committee for constitutional, justice and procedural matters with a scholarship from the Office of the National Assembly of Hungary. He started his career in 2009 as a legal officer in the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice. In 2011 and 2012 he worked as a scholar in a Social Renewal Operative Program focusing on issues of fundemental law in public administration procedures. In 2012 and 2013, he worked as a regulation expert at Századvég Economic Research Ltd. From January 2013, he was responsible for public law and policy research at the Századvég Foundation as a research director. In 2013 he attended the Summer Leadership Academy, which is a scholarship founded by the Common Sense Society. Between September 2015 and May 2018, he led the Migration Research Institute established by the Századvég Foundation and the Mathias Corvinus College. In order to analyse the phenomenon of migration, he travelled along migration lines on the Balkans and visited several countries that migration originated from, such as Iraq, Lybia and Nigeria. Since 2016, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Századvég Political School Foundation. On 22 May 2018, he was appointed parliamentary and strategic state secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, and deputy of minister Gergely Gulyás. His state secretariat is responsible for analysis and strategic support for the government’s decision-making work. Specifically, his unit prepares domestic and international comparative analyses, background materials and strategies aimed at the realisation of the government’s objectives. He also coordinates the work of government commissioners, and manages the Hungarian Public Administration Scholarship Program. He has published several articles, and has been acting as chief editor of a new subsection of the website mandiner.hu, titled “Precedent”, since 2018.
Further information[edit | edit source]
- Official Facebook page
- He likes to play football and has been a member of a football club since age 13.
- He is married; he has one child.
- He is not a relative of the Hungarian Prime Minister, Mr. Viktor Orbán.
References[edit | edit source]
- Introduction of Balázs Orbán on the website of the Government of Hungary
- Information on the website of the National University of Public Service
- Portrait and interview in the weekly HVG
- Interview on the news site Origo
- Interview on the website of The European Conservative
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- "Official Facebook page". Retrieved 2019-06-26.