News

István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the potential decision at the political assembly of the European People's Party on the membership of Fidesz on 20 March 2019.

István Hegedűs was interviewed in the article published by The Washington Post on 19 March 2019 about the conflict between Fidesz and its European party family. In case his party will be expelled, Orbán “will become more radical. He will feel that there are no more constraints,” said Hegedűs.

On 18 March 2019 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Civil Rádió about the visit of the lead candidate of the European People's Party to Budapest and the apology of the Hungarian Prime Minister. (From 13:30 to 14:00 in Kontingens, HU)

 

István Hegedűs was a guest speaker at the event entitled "Let's Have Republic!" organised be the Eötvös Károly Policy Institute on 17 May 2019 in the Miklós Radnóti Education Centre.

 

Video about the event.

Events

The Hungarian Europe Society was a host organiser of the "European Civics Academy" training led by The Good Lobby, a Brussels-based NGO. The training which was held on 26 February 2019 at Európa Pont in Budapest, provides knowledge and practical skills for activists, NGO experts and university...
Gábor Filippov, political scientist-historian, gave a presentation entitled "The Nature and Perspectives of the Hungarian Political Regime" on 15 February 2019.
On 9 January 2019 Volkmar Wenzel, ambassador of the German Federal Republic in Hungary made a presentation to members of the Hungarian Europe Society.
Members of the Hungarian Europe Society gave lectures at the annual final meeting of the organisation on 29 December 2018. First Erik Uszkiewicz presented his research subject under the title "Impacts of the Russian disinformation war on the European elections and the role of the media", then,...

Declarations

More than a hundred NGOs, the Hungarian Europe Society among them, have joined a common manifesto published on the occasion of the 15 March 2019 public holiday, in which they declare their shared democratic values. At the same time they demand the withdrawal of the government's...
Declaration of the Hungarian Europe Society* on triggering Article 7 of the Treaty on the European Union​   Article 2 of the Treaty on the European Union claims: “The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and...
On 18 December 2017 135 Hungarian NGO-s, including HES, protested against the attacks on civil society by the local governments of Kaposvár, Miskolc and Pécs, which initiated the expulsion of civil organisations from their cities.  
Please find the latest declaration of the Hungarian Europe Soiety about the current legislation impacting NGOs in Hungary here (HU).