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EU citizenship report deals with autochthonous minorities
EU citizenship report deals with autochthonous minorities
12.12.2017 | European Parliament

The European Parliament accepted the 2017 annual report on EU citizenship, which, as a result of MEP Csaba Sógor’s contribution deals extensively with the protection of autochthonous minorities, too.


Csaba Sógor: Romania denies each day the fundamental rights of persons with disabilities
Csaba Sógor: Romania denies each day the fundamental rights of persons with disabilities
30.11.2017 | Brussels

Instead of improvements, there seem to be more obstacles in Romania in facilitating the access into labor market of persons with disabilities. Recently the Romanian government adopted an emergency decree which removed an option that cost the jobs and livelihood of most of the around 2000 persons with disabilities - pointed out Csaba Sógor in Brussels, in the Thursday parliament debate about implementing the European disability strategy.


Csaba Sógor in Aiud: we encourage everyone to be a godparent
Csaba Sógor in Aiud: we encourage everyone to be a godparent
24.11.2017 | Holiday

Today we draw attention to the need for devoted people. We are encouraging everyone to join this programme because families, talented young people and the Hungarian community in Transylvania as a whole have a lot to gain from it”, said Csaba Sógor on 24 November, Friday in the Bethlen Gábor College of Aiud, at the celebration of the “Godparent-programme” of the college.


The church of Cetatea de Baltă/Küküllővár was renovated
The church of Cetatea de Baltă/Küküllővár was renovated
23.11.2017 | Culture

“In Transylvania we build churches and we fill them with life. We can show a good example to the whole of Europe by keeping our communities strong. We can prove that it is worth believing and rejoicing in the Lord”, said MEP Csaba Sógor in his celebratory speech in Cetatea de Baltă/Küküllővár at the consecrating service of the newly renovated church.


Szekler Women’s Conference held in Udvarhelyszék
Szekler Women’s Conference held in Udvarhelyszék
12.11.2017 | -

The Conference of Women in Szeklerland organized by the Women’s Association in Udvarhelyszék of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania revolved around  the topic of tradition and modernity. 50 women participated in Homoródfürdő/ Băile Homorod on November 10 and 11, on the 4th edition of the conference. The event was supported by EPP MEP Csaba Sógor.


Equal treatment should not be a privilege in the European Union
13.11.2017 | European Parliament

The situation and problems of European linguistic and ethnic minorities need more attention in the EU, especially if we consider that equal treatment is not a privilege but a right of every European citizen” - among others, this is a thought that is vigorously sustained by MEP Csaba Sógor and included in a new Opinion of the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament, of which he was the rapporteur. The LIBE Opinion also urges a more effective application of the European Citizens’ Initiative.


Csaba Sógor asked the European Commission to act on loopholes in EU legislation concerning minority protection
Csaba Sógor asked the European Commission to act on loopholes in EU legislation concerning minority protection
27.10.2017 | European Parliament

The loopholes in EU legislation concerning minority protection have clear negative consequences on the lives of millions of EU citizens. Therefore, acting on such longstanding omissions is as much a priority as monitoring the application of the EU law - argued Csaba Sógor in the European Parliament. In the Parliament session’s Thursday debate the politician of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania pointed out the shortcomings of the European minority protection in his speech on the report on monitoring the application of EU law in 2015.


Sustaining inner border controls represents a violation of Schengen
Sustaining inner border controls represents a violation of Schengen
25.10.2017 | European Union

The European citizens who are directly affected by Schengen inner border controls are rightfully indignant - said MEP Csaba Sógor. The representative of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania took the floor during the Strasbourg plenary to claim: sustaining inner border controls represents a violation of one of the greatest achievements of the EU.