News

István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Spanish journal NIUS on 21 November 2020 about the chance of a Hungarian and Polish veto in the case of the Multiannual Financial Framework and the NextGenerationEU package.

Hegedűs István was quoted in the article published in Le Figaro "La Hongrie et la Pologne peuvent-elles se passer du plan de relance européen?" on 19 November 2020.

István Hegedűs gave an online presentation entitled "The State of the European Integration: Rule of Law and Conditionality" at the Budapest City Diplomacy Academy on 14 November 2020. 

On 21 October 2020 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the results of a public opinion poll conducted by the European Parliament.

Events

INVITATION

Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary
- online webinar series organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -
Second Debate: Transatlantic ties: American - (Central) European relations after the 2020 United States presidential election

3 December 2020, Thursday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CET)

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RSVP

Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary

- online webinar series organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -

First Debate: Media freedom and media pluralism: the role of social media in modern democracies on the two sides of the Atlantic

9 November 2020, Monday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CET) - The debate is available on our YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

For the corresponding papers please scroll down here.
Register on our Open Space platform, or sign in if already registered, and share your comments in the comment section below this event.

The international conference “The Twenties of the Twenty-First Century: Liberal Answers to Anti-Liberal Challenges” organised by the Hungarian Europe Society, supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom was held online on 6 November 2020.

PROGRAM

All conference recordings are available on our YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

The Hungarian Europe Society hosted an online event on 14 October 2020 with Pál Mácsai, director of the Örkény István Theatre, Krisztina Remete, lecturer at the Budapest Metropolitan University, and Áron Szentpéteri, movie director and "SZFE (University of Theatre and Film Arts) occupier". The discussion is available on our YouTube channel.

Declarations

Declaration of the Hungarian Europe Society*

The wave of protests in Belarus provoked by the fraudulent presidential election has been going on uninterrupted for three weeks. The Lukashenko regime is deploying ruthless police violence.

Declaration of the Hungarian Europe Society on the publication of Nézőpont Institute

We might even welcome the arduous work of Nézőpont Institute - albeit with taxpayers' money - to gather serious Hungarian and international criticisms of the Orbán government's Authorisation Act*.

The Hungarian Europe Society signed a letter together with academic researchers and NGO-os on 29 April 2020 urging European Commission's Vice-President Věra Jourová and Commissioner Didier Reynders to stand firmly with the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Poland.

Thirteen NGO-s, including the Hungarian Europe Society, members of the Civilizáció group protested against the decision of the National Media Authority on 21 October 2019.