Introduction

Curriculum Vitae

Born on 6 September 1970, Cluj Napoca (Romania)

European Parliament, Member (2004-2009, 2009-2014, 2014-2019, 2019-) in the Group of the European People’s Party (EPP) on behalf of the Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Party, Hungary. Vice-President of the European People’s Party (2015-)

Committees, delegations:
– Committee on Foreign Affairs, Member
– Subcommittee on Security and Defence, Vice-Chair
 Intergroup for Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages, Chair

Informative document on the Intergroup can be downloaded on the link below:

Intergroup for Traditional Minorities

– African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) – delegated member to ACP countries Joint Parliamentary Assembly
Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan, EU-Uzbekistan and EU-Tajikistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and for relations with Turkmenistan and Mongolia

Education:
– Eötvös Loránd University, Political Science and Law Department (1994);
– Institute for Comparative Human Rights, Strasbourg, Diploma of International Human Rights (1993);

Professional experience:
– Chief advisor to the President, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2003-2004);
– European Centre for Minority Issues – international legal expert (1997-2000, Flensburg, Germany);
– Government Office for Hungarian Minorities Abroad – analyst (1995), Vice-Chairman (2001-2002);
– Teleki Foundation – researcher (1996);
– Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania – advisor in minority rights issues (1991-1994).

Languages:
Mother tongue: Hungarian
Spoken languages: English, German, Romanian and French

Marital status:
Married with four children.