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Mr Zsolt CSENGER-ZALÁN (Hungary, EPP/CD)

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Fidesz Hungarian Civic Union

Hungarian National Assembly
HU - 1357 - Budapest

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019 , 2018


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 23/06/2014 to 09/10/2022

In the Assembly

  • from 23/06/2014 to 09/10/2022 Representative - Hungary

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • First Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 26/01/2016 to 23/01/2018)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 26/06/2015 to 23/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 23/06/2014 to 09/10/2022)
  • Alternate of Mr Zsolt NÉMETH (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 23/06/2014 to 09/10/2022)


Last speeches

27/04/2022 | 11:43:18 Thank you for the floor, Madam President. Dear colleagues, First of all, I would like to congratulate Mr Frank SCHWABE for this excellent report. The Council of Europe was the first international organisation to take rapid action regarding the aggression of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, already on 25 February. These actions, and the measures taken since, reflect the united message of the Parliamentary Assembly and the Committee of Ministers. In addition to the sanctions and the efforts... 15/03/2022 | 15:13:44 Thank you for the floor Mr President. Dear colleagues, Hungary condemns the military aggression of Russia against Ukraine and supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine within its internationally recognised borders. In this regard, on 10 March, the Hungarian National Assembly adopted a political declaration as well. Hungary is gravely concerned about the security situation in our direct neighbourhood. As a neighbouring country of Ukraine, this war is obviously a high... 24/01/2022 | 19:04:45 Thank you for the floor, Madam Chairperson. Dear colleagues, in line with her international obligations, Hungary is deeply committed to guaranteeing human rights. As far as asylum seekers are concerned, the belief is that their human rights should be ensured as close to their countries of origin as possible. Migration forces migrants to live in a new cultural environment and migration flows change the cultural fabric of receiving societies. Changing this around an individual is indeed frought... 29/09/2021 | 18:02:24 In recent years, migratory pressures, towards Europe and the United States, have become significant and permanent. The cause of the first wave was mainly the escape from armed conflicts, but a flood of economic migrants joined this process very soon. Massive numbers of migrants from the Middle East, Asia, North Africa and sub-Saharan regions are arriving at Europe's borders. Specially at the latter group an increasingly significant cause is the impossibility of life in their homeplace place... 24/06/2021 | 17:58:28 Thank you for the floor, Mister Chairman, National and European political parties fulfil a unique and irrefutable role in our democracies. The representation of citizens is a crucial mission and elected representatives have to comply with the ambitious task entrusted to them by the voters. The appreciate funding of political parties is of utmost importance, as the necessary background in this regard is the prerequisite for the adequate democratic representation of European citizens...