The delegation of the Hungarian Youth Council of Romania visited Bucharest on the 21stof March. It participated in the party meetings of DAHR first in the Senate then in the chamber of deputies.
The aim of the visit was to present their amendment proposals for the youth act and ask for the support of the Senators and MPs. During the visit Lóránt Antal, President of MIÉRT said that the Ministry of Youth and Sports organised several consultations; after the first two primary consultations there were other debates organised in other eight venues, in the eight developmentregions in the country. On this occasion MIÉRT initiated several amendment proposals. The amendment proposalsare grouped around two main topics: is social andeconomic. Zsombor Ambrus, Vice-president of HÁRIT and Csenge Frunda, Vice-president of MIET stressed the two main proposals initiated by MIÉRT. Moreover, Sarolta Borzási, Vice-president of KIFOR stressed the importance of young membership in the civil organisations. The first two highlighted proposals refer to paragraph 17 of the law, which would improve the possibilities of the inexperienced young individuals of finding work on the labour market. According to the paragraph, the employers who would hire inexperienced young staff would receive certain tax incentives. The other amendment proposals refers to paragraph 23, which would add more categories to the article in non-discrimination because this policy should take into account several groups of young people prone to integration-related challenges.
Imre Geréd, executive vice-president for youth matters of the DAHR stressed that the visit is one of the stops in an active cooperation process. Almost a year ago DAHR became actually open towards the young by establishing a Department for youth in the DAHR, and the specialist cabinets of the Hungarian Youth Council of Romani are-established one year agomade practical steps towardspromoting the most important youth-related issues.