News

István Hegedűs gave an interview to "The Newsmakers" program of the Turkish television TRT World about the attacks against the Central European University and its Founder on 12 December 2018. According to him, Orbán, Erdoğan and Putin use a joint rhetoric - with regional and national differences. 

On 4 December 2018 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the reactions of the actors of the European political sphere to the news on the forced move of the Central European University to Vienna.

István Hegedűs participated at a round-table discussion of the conference entitled "New Tools of Citizens' Participation in the European Union" organised by DemNet in Kazimir Bisztró, Budapest, on 3 December 2018. 

Events

Openly questioning liberal democracy and openly abusing political power for serving corruption are equally dangerous for democracy, stability and Europe’s future. This was the conclusion of the discussion entitled "The future of the EU: Central and Eastern European Perspectives" between Zsuzsanna...
András Pethő, founding editor of Direkt36 and András Szabó, journalist were the guests at the event of the Hungarian Europe Society on 31 October 2018. They talked about the secret Russian-Hungarian connections and their mapping with the tools of investigative journalism as well as the...
The Hungarian Europe Society and the German Marshall Fund of the United States organised the final event of the V4Europe project entitled "Turning the tide of populist authoritarianism. Mobilising a pro-European agenda in Central Europe" on 16 October 2018 at the Residence Palace in Brussels. The...
Fruzsina Albert, sociologist, Semmelweis University, made a presentation to members of the Hungarian Europe Society in Brussels on 4 October 2018.

Declarations

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).
The Hungarian Europe Society, together with numerous NGO-s, protested in a statement against the stigmatising "Law on the Transparency of Foreign Funded Organisations" approved by the Hungarian Parliament on 13 June 2017.