News

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. 

István Hegedűs was quoted in the Finnish magazine Suomen Kuvalehti on 12 July 2019 about the Hungarian political situation. "People hesitate to criticize the government especially in government-controlled workplaces", Hegedűs said.

The Hungarian Europe Society held an international conference supported by the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit entitled "European Elections 2019 - Renewing the Political Agenda for a United Europe" on 12-13 April 2019 at the Ibis Styles Budapest Center (Rákóczi út 58, H-1074 Budapest).

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.

Events

Debunking Disinformation & Fake News on Ukraine's Labour Migration - The Hungarian Europe Society together with Europe Without Barriers organised a workshop entitled "Ukraine at Turning Point - Debunking Disinformation & Fake News on Ukraine's Labour Migration" on 20 May 2019 in...
Once again the Hungarian Europe Society organised the leadership program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States between 29 March and 3 April 2019 in Budapest and the Danube Bend. The Hungarian study tour for five US fellows - Priscilla Cheng, Los Angeles County, Federation of Labor, AFL-...
Benjamin de Cleen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, made a presentation entitled "Populism, nationalism, and European politics" on 6 March 2019 in Budapest.
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...

Declarations

On 15 July 2019 the Hungarian Europe Society signed a joint letter of protest published by European civil groups against the nomination of a Fidesz politician for the role of a Vice-Chair of the Committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs of the European Parliament calling upon the group...
The Civilisation Coalition - including its member organisation, the Hungarian Europe Society - protested in a declaration on 4 June 2019 against the new intentions of the Hungarian government to undermine academic freedom. 
Thirty-five civil organisations, including the Hungarian Europe Society as well as former ombudsmen Jenő Kaltenbach and László Majtényi, sent a letter to the Hungarian President on 23 May 2019. According to their request, János Áder should nominate his candidate to the position of the next...
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...