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Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament


Hungary - Magyar Szocialista Párt (Hungary)

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Curriculum vitae István UJHELYI

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Curriculum vitae   (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)

Updated: 24/07/2015

Education (qualifications and diplomas)

  • 2002 : Law graduate – József Attila University, Szeged

Political career

Offices held in a political party or national trade union

  • 2004-2010 : Vice-Chair of the Hungarian Socialist Party
  • 2000-2010 : Member of the National Presidium of Hungarian Socialist Party

Offices held in a regional assembly

  • 1996-2002 : Member of Szeged Regional Assembly

Offices held in a national parliament

  • 2010-2014 : Deputy Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly
  • 2002-2006 : Member of the Committee on European Affairs, the Committee on Culture and Media and the Committee on Youth Affairs
  • 2002-2006 : Vice-Chair of the Committee on Youth and Sport

Offices held in a national government

  • 2009-2010 : State Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office
  • 2009-2010 : Chair of the National Tourism Committee
  • 2006-2008 : State Secretary in the Ministry for Local Government and Regional Development
  • 2002-2004 : Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister

Offices held in an international political party organisation or an international trade union organisation

  • 2004-2005 : Vice-Chair of IUSY (International Union of Socialist Youth)

Offices held in other international organisations

  • 2011 : Chair of the World Bridge Foundation

Other activities

  • 2005 : Social Chair of Pick Szeged Handball Team
  • 2012 : Founder and Chair of the Confucius Institute at the University of Szeged
  • 1999-2002 : Chair of the Hungarian Children and Youth Council