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The online training series of Transylvanian Political School has come to its last occasion in May, attended by Árpád Antal, Mayor of Sepsiszentgyörgy.

The online spring training series of Transylvanian Political School has come to its last occasion on the 12th of May.

On the 5th of May, Árpád Antal, mayor of Sepsiszentgyörgy, held a webinar based on questions previously sent by students. Thus, among other things, he reflected on the secret of successful city management, the strategy developed by him in order to keep young people in their hometown, Sepsiszentgyörgy, furthermore, what urban development measures and investments are included in his future plans was also discussed. In the second half of his presentation, he explained what he thinks are the qualities a prospective politician should have and what he suggests to those who wish to choose this career.

A week later, on the 12th of May, Senator Antal Lóránt was the lecturer of the training, who gave a lecture to our students entitled Covid or Co(weed), reality or illusion?. Antal Lóránt presented first the operation of the Romanian parliament, and then his own parliamentary activity, but he has also touched upon the epidemic's economic effects on Romania by that time. Although the lecturer did not take a position on the issue set in the title, the figures, the pieces of information of each day of the epidemic history and the presentation of previous epidemics were thought-provoking for participants.

Between the webinars, the participants of the training also received a video in which András Nagy-Csomor, student of MCC’s law specialization, had a talk with László Gubík, President of Via Nova, about the situation of Hungarians in the Highland (Felvidék, historical Upper Hungary). László Gubík summarized the political history of the past thirty years of the region, then the current situation and even processes expected in the future.

Thanks to the lecture, students of the Transcarpathian Public Leadership Program and the Transylvanian Political School could have an insight into the situation of other detached areas, learning from the mistakes and successes of the Hungarian minority living there.