Member of the European Parliament
20/10/2016 from 9h50 to 11h00
Born in 1978, Beregszász (Beregovo), Ukraine. She graduated in English-History at the Trascarpathian Hungarian Teachers’ Training College. She defended her PhD thesis in 2010 at the ELTE-BTK, in Budapest. In 2013 defended the title of Candidate of Historical Sciences in Kijev, at Institute of Ukrainian History of National Academy of Science. Before getting the Mandate of MEP she was a docent of the Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute at the Faculty of History and Social Sciences and Director of the Lehoczky Tivadar Institute in Beregszász.
Her main political aim is to represent Transcarpathian Hungarian minority in the EU, promote the rights of national minorities, the European cultural and linguistic diversity and to ensure the use of minority languages at European level. Moreover, to support the European integration, political and economic stability of Ukraine and the development of cross-border cooperation between Transcarpathia and neighbouring regions.
Member of the European Parliament since 2014, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education and the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Member of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, Substitute member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee.