Diplomatic Assessment of the Semester

Diplomatic Assessment of the Semester

Drótos György, Bayer Judit, Szelényi Zsuzsa, Barta András, Gajus Scheltema

Gajus Scheltema, Ambassador of the Royal Netherlands Embassy to Hungary was the guest of HES on 24 May 2016. The discussion included the priorities elaborated by the Dutch Presidency of the EU Council as well as the challenges facing the European integration. The ambassador called the EU-Turkey agreement a break-through in the management of the migration crisis. He expressed his optimism about the EU membership of Great Britain considering the recent polls about the outcome of the referendum: the country will remain in the European Union. Scheltema had a very positive opinion about the co-operation of the Visegrad Four countries. Since the meeting was off-the-record, the ambassador's views regarding Hungarian domestic politics are not public...

The Hungarian Europe Society organised a workshop entitled "Illiberal democracies – what can the European Union do in case a member state regularly and systematically breaches European values and regulations?" on 24 April 2015 in Hotel Marmara, Budapest.
Tamás Boros, director of Policy Solutions made a presentation entitled "Which political group is going to win the European Parliament elections in 2014?" on 28 October 2013.
The Hungarian Europe Society, Milla (One Million for the Freedom of the Press in Hungary), the Standards Media Monitor, and the South East European Network for Professionalization of Media (SEENPM) held a
Recent behaviour of the Hungarian government led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has raised questions whether the country is steering outside the European Union either by leaving the political and economic integration on its own decision or by provoking its expulsion by the European institutions a
Online international conference Monday, 27 September 2021 WATCH THE CONFERENCE RECORDINGS ON HES'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL Program (CET) The Hungarian Europe Society has provided a platform for political analysts, policy experts, intellectuals, civil society activists and citizens from the Central European...