Is Central Europe Damaging EU Enlargement?

Is Central Europe Damaging EU Enlargement?

István Hegedűs was one of the experts who answered Judy Dempsey's question on Carnegie Europe's blog on 28 February 2018. He claimed: "It is understandable that there is a fear in the air of an even deeper East-West divide in Europe after any further enlargement. Still, the solution should not be to exclude applicants who fulfill the necessary criteria. Instead, current EU mechanisms should be operationalised to monitor and, if necessary, sanction member governments—not member states—that regularly breach the shared values of the European community."

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The answer by István Hegedűs to Judy Dempsey's question was published on the blog of Carnegie Europe on 12 April 2018.

On 29 September 2010, István Hegedűs argued against the initiative of the Hungarian government in his speech in a Constitutional Debate - Does Hungary need a new Constitution? ...

Hungary - an “enfant terrible”? This was the title of the presentation held by István Hegedűs at the conference of the Central European Political Science Association entitled From Crisis to Recovery? Domestic and International Responses in a United Europe in Bratislava on 15 October 2010.

István Hegedűs’s article Half a Year of Solitude - Viktor Orbán and the Hungarian EU Presidency was published in Magyar Narancs on 6 January 2011.

István Hegedűs was the guest of the Association of Young Liberals (LIFE) on 16 February 2011 in R.S.9  Theatre.