The largest European Party would opt for a pan-European solution and shared responsibility in solving the refugee crisis. The European People’s Party believes that Member States cannot solve alone the challenges the EU is facing. This was one of the main ideas the Members of the EPP have included in the statement summing up the works carried out between the 1st and 3rd of June in Nice.
Drug abuse, just like alcoholism is social problem that is treated as a taboo in Hargita County. Even though the phenomenon is not a pervasive social problem in the region, it no doubt has an increasing tendency, concluded the specialists during a discussion organised on the 30th of March at the County Council. The discussion was preceded by an exhibition on the subject, which can be currently visited in Csíkszereda/Miercurea Ciuc. The exhibition was organised by the Áradat Association and sponsored by EPP MEP Csaba Sógor.
Iuliu Winkler, MEP, has been elected, this Wednesday, through a unanimous vote, as First Vice President of SME Europe - the lobby organization for SMEs of the European People's Party (EPP) - in its General Assembly which was organized on the sidelines of the EPP Congress in Madrid.
An efficient European response to the migrant crisis requires a substantial increase of the corresponding funds in the EU budget for 2016, claims MEP Iuliu Winkler (UDMR, EPP), in the opening of the European Parliament´s (EP) International Trade Committee (INTA) first autumn session meeting, which took place Monday, 31st August.
The European People’s Party Group (EPP) held a two day board meeting in Toledo. The Digital Economy Programmeand fighting terrorism in the EU and outside its borders were on the agenda of the European Parliament's largest political group on the 5th and 6th of March.
The European People’s Party (EPP) has included the protection of traditional national and linguistic minority rights among the priorities of its 2014-2019 strategy. The members of the largest MEP group met between the 16th and the 19th of June in Portugal. The RMDSZ MEPs were also present at the event.
The Vice-president of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania, Mr. Laszlo Borbely, has attended on March 6 the Elections Congress of the EPP in Dublin and talked in a presentation about the perspectives and the challenges of the relations between the EU and the Eastern Partnership countries.
“The Legislation on National Minorities in Croatia may serve as a model to the EU member states” – Csaba Sógor declared on the meeting of the EPP’s Political Bureau held in Dubrovnik on April 11-12. In the opening session of the meeting, the members of the European Parliament discussed the preparedness of Croatia for EU accession.
“Croatia’s legislation regarding national minorities can serve as an example for the other European Union member states” – said EPP MEP Csaba Sógor at the Group’s Bureau meeting held on the 11th-12th of April 2013 in Dubrovnik. At the opening of the meeting members of the European Parliament discussed Croatia’s preparedness before the accession.
“The ethnic Hungarians living in Romania need to be united, their unitary representation is essential and for us it is clear that this unity should be achieved under the umbrella of the RMDSZ (Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania)” - Wilfried Martens, the President of the EPP, declared on Thursday morning in a joint press conference held with Hunor Kelemen, the President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania.
In the framework of the EPP Congress, László Borbély, the political Vice-President of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania has had a bilateral meeting with Herbert Dorfmann, representative of the South Tyrolean People’s Party which stands up for the rights of the German minority in South Tyrol.
The 20th jubilee congress of the European People’s Party took place in Marseille on December 8-9, 2011. The DAHR attended the debates with a six member delegation: Kelemen Hunor, the president of the Alliance, Péter Kovács, secretary general, Gyula Winkler and Csaba Sógor, MEP’s, György Frunda and Attila Korodi, members in the Romanian Parliament, Kálmán Kelemen, leader of the Christian Democratic Movement.
DAHR president Kelemen Hunor and EPP president Wilfried Martens met on Thursday in Bucharest, discussing the political role-taking of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania, the Hungarian-Romanian political relations, and the rights and interests of the ethnic Hungarians living in Romania.