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The LIBE Committee of the European Parliament calls for a framework convention about the protection of national minorities
The LIBE Committee of the European Parliament calls for a framework convention about the protection of national minorities
11.10.2018 | European Parliament

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 Csaba Sógor, the report urges a number of problems that the Hungarian community in Romania faces day by day. The report confirms of the need for a minority protection framework in the EU.


The future of medical training in Hungarian is in danger
The future of medical training in Hungarian is in danger
24.04.2018 | Education

Romania will be considerably affected by a trade war with the U.S.
Romania will be considerably affected by a trade war with the U.S.
19.03.2018 | European Parliament

Romania belongs to those EU countries that will be considerably affected by the U.S. duties on steel and aluminium imports from the EU, declared MEP Iuliu WINKLER, Vice-Chair of the Committee on International Trade (INTA) in the European Parliament, in a press conference in Deva, on Monday.


Csaba Sógor: Minority Safepack aims to achieve mandatory minority protection regulations in member states
Csaba Sógor: Minority Safepack aims to achieve mandatory minority protection regulations in member states
01.02.2018 | Minority SafePack

Csaba Sógor thinks the situation of national minorities doesn’t draw enough attention because most of Western European countries have already settled majority-minority relations: there are acting conflict solving mechanisms, as well as several types of autonomies that ensure maintaining the identity of minorities.


Romanian justice system debated in the European Parliament
Romanian justice system debated in the European Parliament
07.02.2018 | European Parliament

“The EU shouldn’t just evaluate the Romanian justice system from corruption point of view, but rather expect the rule of law to prevail, given the fact that the majority of citizens think that this is what the justice system lacks” - argued Csaba Sógor in Strasbourg in the debate about the Romanian justice system.


Csaba Sógor argued against geo-blocking audio-visual media content
Csaba Sógor argued against geo-blocking audio-visual media content
06.02.2018 | European Parliament

“Citizens are offended when television providers limit access to a media service. Watching a sports game for instance shouldn’t be limited because of geocoding” - argued Csaba Sógor on the geo-blocking regulation voted on 6 February in the European Parliament.


More effective EU trade policy for sustainable development goals
More effective EU trade policy for sustainable development goals
17.01.2018 | European Parliament

The European Union (EU) needs to strive for an efficient implementation of provisions found in the Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) Chapters within EU Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), stated Member of European Parliament (MEP) Iuliu Winkler, in the Tuesday evening Strasbourg Plenary sitting. The RMDSZ MEP, Vice-Chair of the Committee on International Trade (INTA), has presented the EPP Group´s position, in the debate on the INTA question for oral answer for the European Commission regarding the implementation of TSD Chapters in EU FTAs.


Csaba Sógor: Signatures demonstrate our communities’ problems are important
Csaba Sógor: Signatures demonstrate our communities’ problems are important
13.01.2018 | Ciuc

Supporting the Minority Safepack initiative can prove that the 50 million EU citizens that belong to an ethnic or linguistic minority group are facing specific issues - said Csaba Sógor on his presentation in Csíkszereda, Romania. The RMDSZ MEP thinks that signatures demonstrate our communities’ problems are important and need to be analysed more thoroughly by the EU. The minority protection problem cannot be treated solely as a member state issue.