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Sógor: The issue of self-governance must be kept on the agenda

„Once again, Hungarians in Romania had to face the fact that their country’s leadership does not take their needs into account. There are several well functioning models of minority self-governance all over the world. My proposition was a possible form of this self governance, but it seems that we are not even ready to have theoretical debates on the subject,” said DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor regarding today’s decision of the Romanian Senate to reject the legislative proposal concerning the autonomy of Szeklerland, a legislative initiative signed by former MP Dezső Becsek-Garda and former senator Csaba Sógor in 2005.


Youth in action – Meeting of traditional minorities and immigrants in Cristuru Secuiesc

Young people from five countries are attending the „Minorities and Immigrants of the European Union, Unite!” exchange programme between the 22nd and 29th of September in Cristuru Secuiesc.


The EP Minority Intergroup adopted a resolution in the Mikó Case

At its meeting in Strasbourg on Thursday the European Parliament’s Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages Intergroup adopted a resolution and showed its solidarity with regard to the case of the Székely Mikó High School and the protests of the Hungarian minority in Romania.


The Mikó case, mentioned in the EP debate on Romania

The court ruling that neglected the basic principles of the rule of law, questioned the right to property of the historical Hungarian churches and set in motion the renationalization of the Székely Mikó High School in Sfântu Gheorghe was mentioned once again Wednesday afternoon at the plenary session of the European Parliament.


New school in Mereni

The newly finished building of the P. Kelemen Didák in Mereni was inaugurated on Sunday. DAHR president Hunor Kelemen and MEP Csaba Sógor  attended the inauguration ceremony along with almost two hundred guests and local leaders


13th Youth Business Program in Miercurea Ciuc

Almost 200 youth are participating at the 13th edition of the Youth Business Programme organized in Miercurea Ciuc between the 29th of July and the 4 th of August by the Calasanctius Scholarship Foundation, the CTP Transylvania Association, the Sapientia University and the Youth Council of Csik Region.


Relations between the Far East and the EU – What can we learn from each other?

Close to one hundred young people participated at the fourth edition of the Free University of the Youth Council of Háromszék (HÁRIT) held at Katrosa between the 11th and the 15th of July. The programme contained team contests and various presentations.


Csaba Sógor calls for increased support of multilingualism

DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor addressed a letter to Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth. In his letter the MEP saluted the Erasmus for All initiative highlighting the measures that support the use of languages and multilingualism.


EP debate about the direct support schemes to farmers

MEPs debated the common rules for direct support schemes for farmers at the July 3rd plenary session of the European Parliament. The subject was put on the agenda of the plenary after a favourable vote from the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development


Csaba Sógor held a presentation about the functioning of the EU at Estelnic

MEP Csaba Sógor held a brief lecture about the European Union at the Estelnic local town days on the 1st of July.