The Hungarian Europe Society was one of the main organisers of the event together with the European Liberal Forum, the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit and the Republikon Institute (Hungary). The conference was funded by the European Parliament.

The Bulgarian newspaper cited the opinion of István Hegedűs on the Hungarian political development on 6 January.

István Hegedűs expressed his views on the room of maneuver of the Hungarian government after the statement of the European Commission in Il Piccolo on 13 January...

The opinion of István Hegedűs was published on the blog of Carnegie Europe on 12 June 2014 whether Angela Merkel is the single leader of the European Union.

The opinion of István Hegedűs was published in Origo about the decision of the political groups in the European Parliament on 6 October 2014. According to the vote, the former member of the Hungarian Orbán-government has not received the portfolio signalled to him by Jean-Claude Juncker.