Comments by István Hegedűs was published in Il Piccolo on 2 December 2019 about the news that Hungary submits a proposal to the United Nations concerning an international day of remembrance for the victims of communist dictatorships.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation about the collapse of the Hungarian communist regime at the panel discussion entitled "1989 Reminisces from Central Europe" to the invitation of the Center for European Studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville on 8 November 2019.
István Hegedűs participated at the meeting of LIBSEEN (Liberal South East European Network) held at the ALDE (The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) Congress in Athens on 25 October 2019. Representatives of the member organisations re-elected President Roman Jakič and approved a resolution urging the start of the EU accession talks with North Macedonia.
The opinion of István Hegedűs on the local elections in Hungary was quoted in Hospodářské noviny on 15 October 2019.
On 11 October 2019 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Civil Rádió about the study entitled Tyranny and Hope published by the Hungarian Europe Society.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "Transition to Democracy: Still the Years of Miracle - What Happened to the Regime-change in Hungary?" at the conference "1989's Contested Legacies - The Challenges of the Ideological, Institutional and (Geo)political Heritage".
István Hegedűs participated at a workshop entitled "European Hub for Civic Engagement" organised by Das Progressive Zentrum on 16-17 September 2019 in Lisbon. The objective of the event was to start a project of a pan-European platform for civil society and Civic-Tech.
István Hegedűs was one of the speakers among Péter Balázs, Miklós Németh, Géza Jeszenszky and Iván Pető at the event entitled "Opening the Boarders, Changing the Regime - Political Memories and Realities" organised by the István Bibó Public Society on 10 September 2019 at Haris Park.
István Hegedűs gave an interview in Klubrádió on 16 July 2019 about the chances of Ursula von der Leyen, President-candidate to the European Commission before the plenary debate in the European Parliament.
Hegedűs Istvánt idézte a finn Suomen Kuvalehti című magazin a magyarországi politikai helyzetről 2019. július 12-én. "Az emberek megfontolják, hogy kritizálhatják-e a kormányt - különösen a kormány által ellenőrzött munkahelyeken", mondta Hegedűs.
István Hegedűs was one of the guests beside István Elek, Ferenc Kőszeg and Klára Ungár at the event of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee entitled "1989 - Kilometer Zero" in Magvető Café on 24 June 2019.