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...

First Event of the interantional conference series on Media and Politics held at the European Youth Centre Budapest, Council of Europe on 7-8 April, 2000.

Freedom of the Media in Central and Eastern Europe
- International Conference in Budapest, 7-8 April 2000 -

Graham Avery, senior advisor, DG Enlargement of the European Commission gave a presentation for members of the Hungarian Europe Society on 15 October 2001 in Budapest.

Are we afraid of the European Union? - The European Union as a Reference Point in the Hungarian Public Discourse. Presentation of József Péter Martin at the conference "The Future of the Enlarged European Union", November 29, 2002.

The event was organised for journalists of the Middle Trans-Danubian Region of Hungary on 8 December 2005 in Székesfehérvár by the Hungarian Europe Society.

"About the European Union - in Plain Language and on High Level" was the title of the event held by HES (Petra Bárd, Bartha Attila, István Hegedűs, Györgyi Kocsis) at the University of Szeged on 9 May 2006.