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Tibor Navracsics

Government Commissioner – European Capital of Culture 2023 Veszprém

Dr. Tibor Navracsics is a Hungarian politician, jurist and university teacher. He’s been teaching political science at Eötvös Loránd University since 1997. His main research field is comparative politics where he holds a PhD. He’s been an active politician for two decades. He served at the prime ministers’ office during the first term of Orbán administration and later, during the opposition era he was the leader of the Fidesz parliament group. At 2010 he became minister of justice and public administration. He completed very important and productive legislature work during his service and after the 2014’s election he became minister of foreign affairs. He couldn’t stay long in office because he became European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport. After the Commission’s 5 years term he came back to Hungary and started working as a government commissioner. He coordinates the European Capital of Culture 2023 Veszprém project but hasn’t stopped teaching at the university.