Benedek Jávor

Benedek Jávor is a Hungarian environmentalist and a  founding member of Dialogue for Hungary party (Párbeszéd Magyarországért).

In the 2010 general elections, he won a seat in the Hungarian National Assembly and was Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee for most of his mandate. Since 2014, he is a member of the European Parliament for “Together – Dialogue for Hungary Alliance” (Együtt – Párbeszéd Magyarországért Választási Szövetség). He is first vice-chair of the Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and is a substitute member of the Committee of  Industry, Research and Energy, of which he is also the committee coordinator for the Greens/EFA political group.

Furthermore, Benedek is a founding member of the environmental NGO Védegylet (Protect the Future!) and holds a PhD in biology.  He is the author of several articles and publications on environmental threats, ‘going green’, and the future of the Earth.”

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