The European Union of the Deaf attended the European Elections event in UK to watch their candidates in the elections. EUD had five Model European Parliament candidate that represented the organization during the European Elections between May 22 and 25th 2014. Two out of five MEPs that were selected to represent the EUD have been successfully elected into the European Union as European Parliament members: Helga Stevens (Belgium/Flanders) and Dr Ádám Kósa (Hungary). The other three didn’t make it.
What are MEPs? Check out the image below to get a better idea of what the role consists of and the duties expected during their terms as a Model European Parliament for the EU. There are two different positions: Committee or a Delegations for the EU.
EUD official video announcement can be found here for your viewing. Congratulation Helga Stevens and Dr Ádám Kósa for getting a role in the European Union!