I wish You all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Csaba Sógor, MEP
Csaba Sógor, MEP
The decisions of EP taken in December narrow the gap between the EU and its citizens
MEP voted on several important issues during the plenary session of the European Parliament between 13 and 16th of December 2010, amongst which the European Citizen’s Initiative, the budget for 2011, the single application procedure for residence and work, human rights issues in the World and the EU, as well as the European Heritage Label.
Hungarian Christian-Democrat Movement from Romania held its IIIrd Congress
The Hungarian Christian-Democrat Movement from Romania (RMKDM) held its third Congress on December 10th 2010 in Covasna. As a member of DAHR’s most powerful platform, MEP Csaba Sógor also attended the meeting where the new leadership of the Movement was elected and its program was modified.
The Christian Diakonia Foundation from Sfântu Gheorghe awarded the works of people with disabilities
This the first year when the Christian Diakonia Foundation from Sfântu Gheorghe gives awards to artists with disabilities. There were 115 entries to the contest promoted throughout Transylvania; all of these have been placed on exposition since December 10th 2010 in the Foundation’s Iris House.
Public hearing on the EU’s drug prevention program in the EP
Following a request of the European People’s Party’s Group, the European Parliament’s Commitee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) held a public hearing entitled Drug – addiction and trade in Brussels. The guest speakers of the hearing included specialists from the European Commission, the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA), representatives of different institutions, NGOs and advocacy associations, as well as university professors.
Reprezenting Hungarians living outside the borders of Hungary in the European Parliament
The Foreign Affairs and Diaspora committee of the Hungarian Parliament held an extraordinary meeting on the 3rd of December with the attendance of the Hungarian MEPs from Hungary and neighboring countries. The committee discussed the issues of the representation of the interest of the Hungarian living outside Hungary in the European Parliament.
With equal chances in Hungarian as well
DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor congratulated Hungarian journalist from Transylvania, Tímea Bakk-Dávid, editor of Transindex on behalf of his colleagues. The journalist submitted an article written in Hungarian for the European Commission’s The European Year Journalist Award 2010: Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion.
The Unitarian Church in Vlahita inaugurated its new church bell
The Unitarian congregation from Vlahita, with more than 350 congregation members, desires to build a new church because the current prayer room that is available is situated in the basement of the parish and proves not to be spacious enough.
MEP Csaba Sógor is the patron of the IX. Transylvanian Student’s Scientific Conference
Csíkszereda will give home between 26th and 28th November 2010 to the ninth edition of the Transylvanian Student’s Scientific Conference (TUDEK). After a request by the National Association of Researcher Students, the Kós Károly School of Construction undertook the organization of the event. The patron of the conference was MEP Csaba Sógor.
European issues, home effects
The presentation entitled “What will we eat tomorrow? – between GMOs and food preservation” held by Fidesz’ MEP Béla Glattfelder on November 26th, 2010 in the Reményik Sándor Gallery in Cluj-Napoca was the first in the series of presentation organized under the name European evenings by DAHR’s MEP Csaba Sógor.