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It is unacceptable that the situation of the minorities gets worse after the EU accession

Csaba Sógor spoke in favour of the rule of law mechanism at the interparliamentary meeting of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE). Referring to the recent events from Romania, the MEP also stressed: anti-minority manifestations make it increasingly urgent to develop a European-level control system that monitors and calls the Member States to account if they fail to respect the rule of law, democracy and fundamental human rights.


The EP would continue the convergence of the less-developed EU countries

Csaba Sógor, RMDSZ MEP spoke on cohesion policy and the importance of maintaining non-refundable EU funds after 2020 in Strasbourg.  In its resolution on the basic elements of post-2020 cohesion policy adopted on Tuesday, the EU decision-making body would continue to support the convergence of less developed EU countries. The resolution expresses firm opposition to any EU budget-related plan that would undermine cohesion policy.


Strengthening minority media should be a common European concern

With the participation of several experts from the Carpathian Basin a conference was held on the situation of Hungarian minority media on Wednesday, 7 June, in the European Parliament. The conference dealt with minority media in Romania, Slovakia, Serbia and Ukraine. 


National minorities need positive discrimination

Autochthonous national minorities need positive discrimination for genuine equal opportunities - said Csaba Sógor during the European Parliament's plenary on Wednesday evening. The DAHR representative expressed his opinion that the 2017 report of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) does not deal with national minorities.


The success of the Minority SafePack will be the success of the European citizens, too

Like the President of the European Parliament, MEPs have to support the Minority SafePack initiative in the coming period - Csaba Sógor asked his fellow Members of the European Parliament.