István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "The Future of Authoritarian Populism in Hungary and Beyond after the Hungarian Elections and the Russian Attack against Ukraine" at the conference of the Central European Political Association entitled “Democracy after coronavirus: facing new political reality” at the Congress Centre in Bled on 2 June 2022.

István Hegedűs was one of the guests in the radio program "Beszóló" led by Dóra Ónody-Molnár in Spirit FM on 17 May 2022.

Erik Uszkiewicz participated at the Europe Day conference organised by the Embassy of France in Hungary and the French Institute on 9 May 2022. 

Once again, it was the Hungarian Europe Society that organised the study tour of the fellows of the German Marshall Fund in Budapest and the Danube band. Ahnna Smith, Matthew King, Alissa Shelton and Dylan Tête met numerous representatives of the Hungarian political scene and civil society between 1-6 April 2022.

The Future of Democracy: Strengthening Liberal Values, Institutions and Procedures at Global, European, Regional and National Levels
online conference of the Hungarian Europe Society
Date: 17 March 2022, Thursday

Program

CONFERENCE RECORDINGS

Thibault Muzergues, French political analyst, author of the books "The Great Class Shift: How New Social Class Structures are Redefining Western Politics" and "War in Europe?: From Impossible War to Improbable Peace" gave an online presentation entitled "The French Presidential Election and the Future of Europe" on 1 March 2022.

In February 2022 HES signed the joint declaraion of Civilizáció to object that the Hungarian authorities' continuously pestering the Oltalom Karitatív Egyesület and the Magyarországi Evangéliumi Testvérközösség (MET). The signatory organisations stand for Oltalom and the religious community of MET and refuse the government's long-lasting offensive against them.

HES signed a joint letter of Civilizáció in February 2022 to express its respect and appreciation to the civil disobedience of Hungarian school teachers. The signatory organisations support the teachers' claims and acknowlede: strike is a fundamental right!

 

The Hungarian Europe Society signed a letter to the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe issued by 20 civil groups on 13 January 2022 urging for a stricter observation of the fairness of the Hungarian parliamentary elections. 

In April 2021 HES signed the joint declaraion of Civilizáció about the importance of the withdrawal of the LeX NGO and about concerns over the following new draft law.