Youth policy roulette took place in Băile Tuşnad on the third day of the open university in the MIT tent. Representing the Hungarian Youth Council of Romania, Lóránt Antal, president of the organization, participated in the round-table discussion together with László Böröcz, president of Fidelitas, István Dobsa, president of the Youth Organization of Subcarpathian Hungarian Cultural Association, Szilárd Tussay, president of YMCA, Ervin Tőke, president of MINTA, Veronika Varga-Bajusz, leader of Department for Youth Affairs in Budapest, Lőrinc Nacsa, president of IKSZ, Csongor Csáky, secretary of Rákóczi Association, Zsolt Barthel-Rúzsa, for Századvég Foundation. In the discussions, the youth leaders addressed different current topics related to public life such as gay marriage, immigration, women’s role and the participants explained their views one after the other.
At the round-table discussion, Lóránt Antal highlighted “I think that the cooperation between youth organizations has a great importance since our goals and interests are mutual. We all think that it is extremely important to encourage young people to make their own way in the homeland and create for them the necessary conditions for this. Today’s youth policy round-table discussion in the MIT tent demonstrates as well that the cooperation between youth organizations is going in the right direction.”
Sarolta Borzási, member for MIÉRT cabinet for foreign affairs, held a presentation entitled “East vs West orientation – aka which way now, Central Europe?!” in the Bánffy Miklós tent. Zsolt Attila Borbély, deputy president of the Hungarian National Council of Transylvania, Miriam Lexmann, head of Brussels office of the Slovakian International Republican Institute, István Íjgyártó, secretary of state responsible for culture and science diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Economic Relations of Hungary, Csaba Faragó, deputy president of YEPP and Gábor Dobos, Fidesz faction Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs participated in the discussion.
„For us, young people from Central Europe, the common objective should be to unite the youth living in our countries and to create for them the opportunity to make their own way in their homeland. We must work so that the next generation can grow up in a Europe that is safe, that is based on solidarity, is full of opportunities and is based on common values.”- highlighted Sarolta Borzási.