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EP-debate about the situation in Tibet, Egypt and Syria

The closing moment of the plenary sessions of the European Parliament is constituted by the debate of the situation in third countries under the title Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.


„We can draw strength from out forefathers’ resistance” – MEP Csaba Sógor visited the birth place of his father

MEP Csaba Sógor was the guest of the fourth edition of the Harvest Festival in Dobra. On the 22nd of October, the village became the meeting point of locals and those who have left the village.


MEP Herbert Dorfmann presented the South-Tyrolean model at the European Discussion Nights

South-Tyrolean MEP Herbert Dorfmann was MEP Csaba Sógor’s guest at the last edition of the European Discussion Nights. As it is known, DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor started the European Discussion Nights one year ago in order to invite foreign MEPs to Transylvania.


Sógor: the result of the census will define our life in the next ten years

DAHR’s Census Caravan visited Mures County last week before the census in Romania. The Caravan reached Iernut and Ludus on the 21st of October. During public forums organized here DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor and DAHR’s Deputy Secretary General István Székely emphasized the importance of the upcoming census for ethnic Hungarians in Romania.


The fate of the Szekler Sabbatarian community, presented in Brussels

DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor organized a debate about the fate of the Szekler Sabbatarian community and the issues of minority identity on the 18th of October in Brussels at the Balassi Institute. The MEP’s guests were the Transylvanian author of the book that gave the title of the debate, Géza Szávai who has been living in Budapest since 1988, Breton university professor Bernard Le Calloc'h, Romanian deputy Prime Minister and poet Béla Markó and Gyula Miholcsa, editor of the Hungarian programs of the Romanian Television.


The youth of Háromszék prepares for active political involvement – MEP Csaba Sógor supports the HÁRIT initiative

The Hungarian Youth Council from Háromszék (HÁRIT) organized a conference at Arcus between the 14th and the 16th of October as part of their „100 young people into the local governments” program. As known, the youth organization from Covasna County announced a program that aims to strengthen representation of young people in local governments, through the support of one hundred young candidates at the local elections next year.


European Higher Education Area – good will is not enough, high level decisions are needed

MEP Doris PACK (german, EPP) held a public hearing in Brussels on the 5th of October about the situation of the European Higher Education Area in the Culture and Education Committee of the European Parliament.


Social inclusion of endangered groups is a strategic interest

The CENTRUM project is a high profile, EU funded project present in three development regions of Romania and aims at promoting equality of chances for women, people with disabilities and the elderly. The current thematic conference of the project was held on the 30th of September in Cluj at the Lutheran Church’s diaconal hall.


Csaba Sógor spoke about the situation of the Medical and Pharmaceutical University in Strasbourg

MEP Csaba Sógor spoke about the situation of the Medical and Pharmaceutical University of Tirgu Mures, Romania, in the plenary session of the European Parliament on the 26th of September.


Commemorating banished Calvinists

Ardud was the setting for a double celebration on the 25th of September when the 1545 synod was commemorated and the foundation stone of the Drágffy Gáspár Parish and Church History Center was laid down. MEP Csaba Sógor delivered a sermon at the event.