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Csaba Sógor: We must create equal opportunities in all areas of life, based on Christian values

More than a hundred women participated in the 5th Conference of Women in Szeklerland, held in Gyergyóremete/Remetea. The host and organizer of the event was the RMDSZ Regional Women’s Organization in Gyergyó. The two days event of the women from Szeklerland region had the topic Woman of a thousand faces which was approached from the point of view of both genders.


The LIBE Committee of the European Parliament accepted Csaba Sogor’s amendments. The debate is still going on about the objectives of the two most important European funds for the period of 2021-2027

During the development of the funding policy for the 2021-2027 cycle, the need for supporting rural areas of Transylvania has been expressed - declared MEP Csaba Sógor. A debate is taking place about the objectives of the two most important European funds: the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund. According to Csaba Sógor’s suggestions, the specific problems of Transylvania will also be taken into account.


The LIBE Committee of the EP calls for a framework convention about the protection of national minorities

On Wednesday the most comprehensive report on the protection of national minorities has been adopted by the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament. According to MEP Csaba Sógor, the report urges a number of problems that the Hungarian community in Romania faces day by day. The report confirms the need for a minority protection framework in the EU.


Csaba Sógor: The Romanian state fails to apply its own law

The EU should take a closer and more critical look at how the rule of law and the justice system function in Romania - said MEP Csaba Sógor in the European Parliament of Strasbourg, in the debate over the rule of law in Romania. The topic was also on the agenda of the extraordinary meeting of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on Monday afternoon. First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans was also present.


Csaba Sogor: We called for 50 million euros to treat the damage caused by swine fever

MEP’s Csaba Sógor, Tamás Deutsch and Norbert Erdős initiative for the European Union to allocate 50 million euros for the damages caused by the African swine fever has been adopted by the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgets. The Committee on Budgets supported unanimously the proposal of the MEP’s on Wednesday. It is expected that the proposal would also be voted on the plenary session.


Csaba Sogor spoke up against the decree on Romanian language teaching of the Minister of Education

The decree of the Minister of Education on Romanian language teaching offends profoundly the children, parents and well-trained instructors of minority language - argued Csaba Sógor on Monday, during his one-minute speech at the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.


Craftsmen from Szeklerland at the HUNGAstRY festival in Brussels

Illustrious craftsmen of Szeklerland made the program of the HUNGAstRY festival in Brussels more colorful by presenting folkloric skill games and traditional crafts’ presentation. The traditional Hungarian values were presented in the capital of Europe by the artisans of the Artera Foundation with the support of Csaba Sógor.


Csaba Sógor: Years of minority protection activity starts to show results

The European Parliament is preparing a significant move to protect minorities: it would start to develop a mandatory European framework. At the LIBE committee hearing on this topic, Csaba Sógor presented the Romanian situation  and warned that currently the protection of minorities in the EU is subject to the goodwill of  Member States.


Csaba Sógor: the power of small communities can save Transylvania and Europe

The power of small communities can save Transylvania and Europe Csaba Sógor in Tărcești/Tarcsafalva, at the local Unitarian church on Sunday, 2 September.
The RMDSZ MEP reminded the audience: the 450th anniversary of the freedom of religion, together with the Unitarian Church was launched this year to emphasize the importance of the church in Europe. 


Csaba Sógor in Târgu-Mureș: the EU can and should be criticized

“The EU has a lot of advantages, but it can be criticized as well. In the present the union is shaped by the European nations and the future is also in our hands. As a consequence, our responsability is also shared" - said Csaba Sógor in Targu-Mures, at the Sapientia Summer University of the Targu-Mures department.