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Europe 2020: EP calls for a stronger control of the Commission over the member states’ commitments
Europe 2020: EP calls for a stronger control of the Commission over the member states’ commitments

The European Parliament demands immediate reporting on the member states’ results in the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy. On Wednesday, 22October MEPs accepted a report on the European Semester regarding economic policy measures, which states that several commitments the member states have agreed to in the Europe 2020 Strategy were not met. 


EP calls for action to boost youth employment
EP calls for action to boost youth employment

The level of youth unemployment has reached 23% in the European Union, while in some member states the number of people between the age of 16 and 25 is above 50%. The resolution adopted on Thursday, 17th of July by the European Parliament finds that youth unemployment of this magnitude has never been seen in the EU and that there is a need to address this issue on an EU and member state level.


We expect Europe to lend an ear to the problems of autochthonous national minorities
We expect Europe to lend an ear to the problems of autochthonous national minorities

Csaba Sógor on the Minority Safepack initiative at the EP plenary in Strasbourg. “If the proposed citizens' initiative falls outside the competences of the European Union, it means that Europe does not listen to over 40 million of its citizens”, pointed out Csaba Sógor on Monday at the Strasbourg plenary session of the European Parliament.


Ensuring a future for the youth
Ensuring a future for the youth
12.07.2014 | Youth , European Union

RMDSZ MEP Csaba Sógor spoke at the 11th EU Youth Camp at Izvoru-Mureș on Saturday, 12th of June.

 


Borbély: it is mandatory to further strengthen the relations between the countries of the Eastern Partnership
Borbély: it is mandatory to further strengthen the relations between the countries of the Eastern Partnership

The Vice-president of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania, Mr. Laszlo Borbely, has attended on March 6 the Elections Congress of the EPP in Dublin and talked in a presentation about the perspectives and the challenges of the relations between the EU and the Eastern Partnership countries.


The EU should hold the member states accountable for the enforcement of minority protection rights
The EU should hold the member states accountable for the enforcement of minority protection rights

The EU should hold the member states accountable for the enforcement of minority rights, these criteria should not only be expected of the accession states, stressed MEP Csaba Sógor at the EP plenary in December.


Vice-President László Borbély: The Europe of the future is a Europe of the regions
Vice-President László Borbély: The Europe of the future is a Europe of the regions
07.12.2013 | European Union

Mr. László Borbély, Political Vice-President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania and Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies has attended on Friday, December 6th  2013, the Conference “Eurooptimism And Euroskepticism, Attitudes Towards Europe In Hungary And The Region” organized by the Republikon Foundation with the contribution of the European Union Europe for Citizens program.


Vice-President László Borbély attended yesterday the Conference on a Macro-Regional Strategy for the Carpathian Region in Brussels
Vice-President László Borbély attended yesterday the Conference on a Macro-Regional Strategy for the Carpathian Region in Brussels
04.12.2013 | Brussels , European Union

Mr. László Borbély, Political Vice-President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania and Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies has attended yesterday, December 3rd, 2013, the Conference on the topic of a Macro-Regional Strategy for the Carpathian Region organized at the European Parliament in Brussels.


Vice-President László Borbély attended the Meeting of the Chairpersons of the Committees on Foreign Affairs of  EU Parliaments
Vice-President László Borbély attended the Meeting of the Chairpersons of the Committees on Foreign Affairs of EU Parliaments

Mr. László BORBÉLY, Political Vice-President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania and Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies has attended the Meeting of the Chairpersons of the Committees on Foreign Affairs of Parliaments of the European Union and the Parliamentary Forum for Democracy in Vilnius, on 27-28 November 2013.


MEP Csaba Sógor: Subsidiary, solidarity and strong work ethics are European principles to be followed
MEP Csaba Sógor: Subsidiary, solidarity and strong work ethics are European principles to be followed
26.09.2013 | European Union

The aim of the project My place in the EU? initiated by the volunteers of the Diakonia Christian Foundation from Reghin as part of the Youth in Action movement is to broaden the knowledge of young people living in Reghin and the surrounding areas on the subject of the European Union, and what it means to be an EU citizen. DAHR MEP Csaba Sógor held a lecture at the event on Sunday, 25th of August. 


Iuliu Winkler: A minority protection framework is required in the EU
Iuliu Winkler: A minority protection framework is required in the EU

Despite their different living conditions and objectives the ethnic minorities have recognized that they all want to secure their rights on the EU level. The Minority SafePack Initiative is the result of their common aim. The Initiative was registered at the European Commission, which will deliver its answer on the proposal in the next days - stated MEP Iuliu Winkler during an international security debate organized in the framework of the 23rd Economic Forum in Krynica, Poland.


MEP Winkler proposes Erasmus Professional Internships Program for unemployed youth
MEP Winkler proposes Erasmus Professional Internships Program for unemployed youth
14.04.2013 | Youth , European Union

The European Commission (CE) should prepare an Erasmus Professional Internships Program addressing unemployed young people under 25 in the EU. The European SME’s certainly would be the partners of such an initiative stated MEP Iuliu Winkler (RMDSZ, EPP) last Friday, addressing European Commissioner for Financial Programming and the Budget, Jan Lewandowski, in a debate on the re-launch of competitiveness and the contribution the EU budget can make to the process. Iuliu Winkler is member of the Political Bureau of the EPP Group in the European Parliament and attended a meeting in Dubrovnik dedicated to Croatia’s EU accession.


MEP Csaba Sógor: “The Legislation on National Minorities in Croatia may serve as a model to the EU member states” – the Political Bureau of the EPP met in Dubrovnik
MEP Csaba Sógor: “The Legislation on National Minorities in Croatia may serve as a model to the EU member states” – the Political Bureau of the EPP met in Dubrovnik

“The Legislation on National Minorities in Croatia may serve as a model to the EU member states” – Csaba Sógor declared on the meeting of the EPP’s Political Bureau held in Dubrovnik on April 11-12. In the opening session of the meeting, the members of the European Parliament discussed the preparedness of Croatia for EU accession.


The Bretons also support the Minority Citizens Initiative
The Bretons also support the Minority Citizens Initiative

"If the representatives of two national minorities come across anywhere in Europe, in a few minutes they can identify each other’s problems and begin to look together for the means to solve them. The Minority European Citizen’s Initiative created a common problem solving instrument, the platform for European minority solidarity. The Breton minority in France should play an important role in this project", stated Loránt Vincze in Ploemeur, Brittany.


Desired progress on Roma issue needs long term projects
Desired progress on Roma issue needs long term projects

Only financing long term projects supported by the EU we will lead to the desired progress concerning the Roma issues, stressed Iuliu Winkler MEP during the exchange of views with Charlina Vitcheva, Director of European Commission DG REGIO, regarding the Pilot Project on Roma Inclusion which took place on Thursday in REGI Committee Meeting.


The history of EU should be thought in every school of member states
The history of EU should be thought in every school of member states
04.10.2011 | Youth , Education , European Union

According to Iuliu Winkler MEP, the introduction of EU history as a mandatory class subject would significantly contribute to the shaping European self-awareness among young people throughout member states.