News

On 21 October 2020 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the results of a public opinion poll conducted by the European Parliament.

István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the summit of the European Council on international political affairs in Brussels on 3 October 2020.

István Hegedűs was interviewed on 28 July 2020 in an article published by aktualne.cz, Chech news portal on the latest pressure used by the Hungarian government on the independence of the biggest Hungarian online newspaper.

István Hegedűs gave an interview to the online radio Hungarian BroadCaster News Station about current European Union political issues on 3 July 2020.

Events

INVITATION

Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary

- online webinar series organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -

First Debate: Media freedom and media pluralism: the role of social media in modern democracies on the two sides of the Atlantic

9 November 2020, Monday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CET)

The international conference “The Twenties of the Twenty-First Century: Liberal Answers to Anti-Liberal Challenges” organised by the Hungarian Europe Society, supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom will be held online on 6 November 2020. Please REGISTER until 5 November 2020.

The Hungarian Europe Society hosted an online event on 14 October 2020 with Pál Mácsai, director of the Örkény István Theatre, Krisztina Remete, lecturer at the Budapest Metropolitan University, and Áron Szentpéteri, movie director and "SZFE (University of Theatre and Film Arts) occupier". The discussion is available on our YouTube channel.

On 7 July 2020 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs at John Cabot University, in collaboration with The Ohio State University and the Hungarian Europe Society, held a online panel discussion on the topic "Pandemic in Central and Eastern Europe".

Declarations

Declaration of the Hungarian Europe Society*

The wave of protests in Belarus provoked by the fraudulent presidential election has been going on uninterrupted for three weeks. The Lukashenko regime is deploying ruthless police violence.

Declaration of the Hungarian Europe Society on the publication of Nézőpont Institute

We might even welcome the arduous work of Nézőpont Institute - albeit with taxpayers' money - to gather serious Hungarian and international criticisms of the Orbán government's Authorisation Act*.

The Hungarian Europe Society signed a letter together with academic researchers and NGO-os on 29 April 2020 urging European Commission's Vice-President Věra Jourová and Commissioner Didier Reynders to stand firmly with the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Poland.

Thirteen NGO-s, including the Hungarian Europe Society, members of the Civilizáció group protested against the decision of the National Media Authority on 21 October 2019.